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Michigan Director of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
General information
Office Type:  Nonpartisan
Office website:  Official Link
2013 FY Budget:  $502,918,700
Term limits:  None
Structure
Length of term:   Serves at the governor's pleasure
Selection Method:  Appointed by the governor
Current Officeholder

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Name:  Mike Zimmer
Assumed office:  August 2014
Compensation:  $150,000
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The Michigan Director of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs is a state executive position in the Michigan state government. The position was known as the Director of Labor and Economic Growth until 2011.

Current officeholder

The current acting director is Mike Zimmer, who has served in the position since August 2014. The two previous directors, Steven Hilfinger and Steve Arwood, left the office to work for the Michigan Economic Development Corp. (MEDC) between 2012 and 2014.[1][2]

Authority

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Qualifications

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Appointments

Michigan state government organizational chart

The Director of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs is appointed by the Governor.


Video explaining the newly created Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs

Vacancies

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Duties

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Divisions

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State budget

The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affiars's budget for the 2013 fiscal year was $502,918,700.[3]

Compensation

See also: Compensation of state executive officers

2013

In 2013, the director's salary was an estimated $151,500.[4]

2012

In 2012, the Michigan Director of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs was paid an estimated $150,000 according to the Council of State Governments.

Historical officeholders

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Contact information

Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
P.O. Box 30004
Lansing, MI 48909
Phone: (517) 373-1820
Fax: (517) 373-2129

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