APPORTIONMENT OF COUNTY BOARDS OF COMMISSIONERS (EXCERPT)
Act 261 of 1966
***** 46.412 THIS SECTION IS AMENDED EFFECTIVE 91 DAYS AFTER ADJOURNMENT OF THE 2021 REGULAR SESSION SINE DIE: See 46.412.amended *****
46.412 Vacancy in office of commissioner; appointment; special election.
(1) When a vacancy occurs in the office of commissioner by death, resignation, removal from the district, or removal from office, the vacancy shall be filled by appointment within 30 days by the county board of commissioners of a resident and registered voter of that district. A person who has been convicted of a violation of section 12a(1) of 1941 PA 370, MCL 38.412a, shall not be eligible for appointment to the office of county commissioner for a period of 20 years after conviction. Subject to subsection (2), the person appointed to fill a vacancy shall serve for the remainder of the unexpired term.
(2) A special election scheduled for August 6, 2013 by a county board of commissioners to fill a vacancy in the office of commissioner that occurred in 2013 before the effective date of the amendatory act that added this subsection shall be held, and the person elected at the special election held on August 6, 2013 to fill the vacancy in the office of commissioner shall serve for the remainder of the unexpired term.
History: 1966, Act 261, Eff. Mar. 10, 1967 ;– Am. 1969, Act 137, Eff. Mar. 20, 1970 ;– Am. 1972, Act 180, Imd. Eff. June 17, 1972 ;– Am. 1978, Act 18, Imd. Eff. Feb. 15, 1978 ;– Am. 1982, Act 504, Eff. Mar. 30, 1983 ;– Am. 2013, Act 84, Imd. Eff. June 28, 2013