Enrolled House Bill (H)

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DIGEST

Local emergency planning committees. Provides that membership on the emergency response commission (commission) is not a lucrative office for purposes of the constitutional prohibition against holding more than one lucrative office at the same time. Specifies that the commission appoints the members of the local emergency planning committee of each emergency planning district. Provides that the commission may decide how many members a local emergency planning committee is to have, and that a local emergency planning committee's members must include representatives of five particular categories. Provides that membership on a local emergency planning committee is not a lucrative office. Allows Local emergency planning committees. Provides that membership on the emergency response commission (commission) is not a lucrative office for purposes of the constitutional prohibition against holding more than one lucrative office at the same time. Specifies that the commission appoints the members of the local emergency planning committee of each emergency planning district. Provides that the commission may decide how many members a local emergency planning committee is to have, and that a local emergency planning committee's members must include representatives of five particular categories. Provides that membership on a local emergency planning committee is not a lucrative office. Allows any member of a local emergency planning committee to appoint a designee to act on the committee member's behalf. (Under current law, only a local emergency planning committee member who is an employee of a county, municipality, or township can appoint a designee.) Authorizes the commission to revise its appointments to a local emergency planning committee. Provides that a local emergency planning committee is a county board, and that if an emergency planning district consists of multiple counties, the county of which the local emergency planning committee is a county board must be decided by agreement of the counties. ... View more