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The '''Treasurer''' is a state executive position in the Michigan state government.  The current officeholder is [[Andy Dillon]].
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|State =Michigan
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|Office=Treasurer
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|Office type = Nonpartisan
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|Image =Seal of Michigan.png
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|Office website = http://www.michigan.gov/treasury/0,1607,7-121-1755---,00.html
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|Budget =  2,794,907,600
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|Budget year = 2013
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|Term limits =
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|Length of term =
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|Authority =[[Article V, Michigan Constitution|Michigan Constitution, Article V, Section 3 the Executive Department]]
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|Selected =Appointed by the governor
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|Current officeholder =Kevin Clinton
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|Partisan =
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|Officeholder image = Kevin Clinton.JPG
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|Assumed office = 2013
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|Compensation = 174,204
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|Next election =
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|Last election=
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|Other offices =[[Governor of Michigan|Governor]] • [[Lieutenant Governor of Michigan|Lieutenant Governor]] • [[Michigan Secretary of State|Secretary of State]] • [[Michigan Attorney General|Attorney General]] • [[Michigan Treasurer|Treasurer]] • [[Michigan Auditor|Auditor]] • [[Michigan Superintendent of Public Instruction|Superintendent of Public Instruction]] • [[Michigan Director of Agriculture and Rural Development|Director of Agriculture and Rural Development]] • [[Michigan Commissioner of Insurance|Insurance Commissioner]] • [[Michigan Director of Natural Resources|Natural Resources Director]] • [[Michigan Director of Labor and Economic Growth|Labor Director]] • [[Michigan Public Service Commission|Public Service Commission]]}}{{tnr}}
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The '''Michigan Treasurer''' is a state executive position in the Michigan state government.   
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The office of the state treasurer collects, invests, and disburses all state money. The treasury additionally administers major tax and property laws and safeguards the state's credit.<ref name="inside">[http://www.michigan.gov/treasury/0,4679,7-121-1755---,00.html ''Michigan Department of the Treasury,'' "Inside Treasury," accessed October 30, 2011] </ref>
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==Current officeholder==
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The current state treasurer is [[Kevin Clinton]]. He was appointed to the position by [[Republican]] [[Governor of Michigan|Gov.]] [[Rick Snyder]], effective Nov. 1, 2013. Clinton was the [[Michigan Commissioner of Insurance]] until previous state treasurer [[Andy Dillon]] resigned on Oct. 10, 2013 and Snyder tapped Clinton as his replacement.<ref>[http://www.mlive.com/politics/index.ssf/2013/10/andy_dillon_resigns_michigan_t.html ''Michigan Live,'' "Michigan Treasurer Andy Dillon resigns, citing messy divorce and media scrutiny," October 10, 2013]</ref> <ref>[http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20131015/POLITICS02/310150082/Kevin-Clinton-becomes-Michigan-s-state-treasurer?odyssey=mod|newswell|text|FRONTPAGE|s ''Detroit News Lansing Bureau,'' "Kevin Clinton becomes Michigan's state treasurer," October 15, 2013]</ref>
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==Authority==
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The [[Michigan Constitution|state Constitution]] addresses the office of the Treasurer in [[Article V, Michigan Constitution|Article V, the Executive Department]].
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Under Article V, Section 3:
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''The single executives heading principal departments shall include a secretary of state, a state treasurer and an attorney general...''
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==Qualifications==
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==Appointments==
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[[File:Michigan exec org chart.png|200px|right|thumb|Michigan state government organizational chart]]
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The Treasurer is appointed by the [[Michigan Governor|Governor]].
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==Vacancies==
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Since treasurer is one of the three constitutional executive department heads that make up [[Article V, Michigan Constitution|the Executive Branch]], its vacancy contingencies are clearly addressed in [[Article V, Michigan Constitution#Section 6|Article V, Section 6]] of the [[Michigan Constitution|state constitution]]. The section states that the appointment can be rejected if a majority of state senators vote against it, with the window to reject open for "60 session days after the date of such appointment. Any appointment not disapproved within such period shall stand confirmed."
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==Duties==
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The Treasurer is responsible for managing all state funds.<ref> [http://www.legislature.mi.gov/%28S%282i43hx55ns0jktf2gzmh1o55%29%29/mileg.aspx?page=GetObject&objectname=mcl-chap12 ''Michigan Combined Laws,'' " State Treasurer,"  Accessed December 21, 2012] </ref> This includes:<ref name="inside"/>
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*Administers major tax laws and property tax laws
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*Safeguarding the credit of the state and its local units of government
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*Investing retirement funds of Michigan's state employees, public school employees, state police and judges
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*Distributing revenue sharing monies to local units of government
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*Auditing municipal finance records
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*Reuniting abandoned property with its rightful owner.
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==Divisions==
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==State budget==
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The Department of Treasury's budget for the 2013 fiscal year was $2,794,907,600.<ref>[http://www.legislature.mi.gov/documents/2013-2014/publicact/pdf/2013-PA-0059.pdf ''State of Michigan 97th Legislature Regular Session of 2013,'' "Enrolled House Bill No. 4328," 94, accessed June 28, 2013]</ref>
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==Compensation==
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::''See also: [[Compensation of state executive officers]]''
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In 2012, the Michigan Treasurer was paid an estimated [[Compensation of state executive officers|$174,204]] according to the [[Council of State Governments]].
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==Historical officeholders==
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There have been 44 Michigan Treasurer since 1836.<ref>[http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(4arpx155oyrw0zygyp5ziw3e))/documents/publications/manual/2003-2004/2003-mm-0510-0519-Former.pdf ''Former Official of Michigan,'' "State Treasurers, 1836-2003," accessed August 9, 2013]</ref>
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{| class="wikitable collapsible collapsed" width="500px" style="text-align:center;"
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! colspan="6" style="background-color:#008000; color: white;" |List of Former Officeholders from 1836-Present
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! Name
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! Tenure
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|-
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| 1||Henry Howard||1836-1839
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|-
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| 2||Peter Desnoyer||1839-1840
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|-
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| 3||Robert Stuart||1840-1841
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|-
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| 4||George W. Jermain || 1841-1842
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|-
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| 5||John J. Adam||1842-1845
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|-
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| 6||George R. Redfield || 1845-1846
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|-
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| 7||George B. Cooper || 1846-1850
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|-
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| 8||Bernard C. Whittemore|| 1850-1854
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|-
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| 9||Silas M. Holmes || 1855-1858
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|-
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| 10||John McKinney || 1859-1860
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|-
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| 11||John Owen || 1861-1866
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|-
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| 12||Ebenezer O. Grosvenor || 1867-1870
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|-
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| 13||Victory P. Collier ||1871-1874
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|-
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| 14||William B. McCreery || 1875-1878
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|-
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| 15||Benjamin D. Pritchard || 1879-1882
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|-
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| 16||Edward H. Butler ||1883-1886
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|-
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| 17||George L. Maltz|| 1887-1890
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|-
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| 18||Frederick Braastad ||1891-1892
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|-
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| 19||Joseph F. Hambitzer || 1893-1894
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|-
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| 20||James M. Wilkinson || 1894-1896
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|-
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| 21||George A. Steel || 1897-1900
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|-
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| 22||Daniel McCoy||1901-1904
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|-
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| 23||Frank P. Glazier || 1905-1908
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|-
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| 24||John T. Rich || 1908-1990
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|-
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| 25||Albert E. Sleeper ||1909-1912
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|-
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| 26||John W. Haarer || 1913-1916
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|-
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| 27||Samuel Odell ||1917-1919
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|-
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| 28||Frank E. Gorman || 1919-1924
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|-
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| 29||Frank D. McKay || 1925-1930
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|-
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| 30||Howard C. Lawrence || 1931-1932
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|-
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| 31||Theodore I. Fry || 1933-1938
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|-
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| 32||Miller Dunckel || 1939-1940
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|-
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| 33||Theodore I. Fry || 1941-1942
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|-
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| 34||D. Hale Brake || 1943-1954
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|-
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| 35||Sanford A. Brown || 1955-1965
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|-
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| 36||Allison Green || 1965-1978
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|-
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| 37||Loren E. Monroe|| 1978-1982
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|-
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| 38||Robert A. Bowman|| 1983-1991
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|-
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| 39||Douglas B. Roberts|| 1991-1998
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|-
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| 40||Mark A. Murray11 || 1999-2001
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|-
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| 41||Douglas B. Roberts || 2001-2002
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|-
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| 42||Jay B. Rising|| 2003-2006
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|-
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| 43||Robert Kleine||2006-2011
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|-
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| 44||[[Andy Dillon]]||2011-
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==Recent news==
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==Contact information==
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Michigan Department of Treasury<BR>
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Lansing, Michigan 48922<BR>
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'''Phone:''' (517) 373-3200<BR>
  
 
==See also==
 
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*[[Treasurer]]
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*[[Andy Dillon]]
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Revision as of 15:29, 26 December 2013

Michigan Treasurer
General information
Office Type:  Nonpartisan
Office website:  Official Link
2013 FY Budget:  $2,794,907,600
Term limits:  None
Structure
Authority:  Michigan Constitution, Article V, Section 3 the Executive Department
Selection Method:  Appointed by the governor
Current Officeholder

Kevin Clinton.JPG
Name:  Kevin Clinton
Assumed office:  2013
Compensation:  $174,204
Other Michigan Executive Offices
GovernorLieutenant GovernorSecretary of StateAttorney GeneralTreasurerAuditorSuperintendent of Public InstructionDirector of Agriculture and Rural DevelopmentInsurance CommissionerNatural Resources DirectorLabor DirectorPublic Service Commission

The Michigan Treasurer is a state executive position in the Michigan state government.

The office of the state treasurer collects, invests, and disburses all state money. The treasury additionally administers major tax and property laws and safeguards the state's credit.[1]

Current officeholder

The current state treasurer is Kevin Clinton. He was appointed to the position by Republican Gov. Rick Snyder, effective Nov. 1, 2013. Clinton was the Michigan Commissioner of Insurance until previous state treasurer Andy Dillon resigned on Oct. 10, 2013 and Snyder tapped Clinton as his replacement.[2] [3]

Authority

The state Constitution addresses the office of the Treasurer in Article V, the Executive Department.

Under Article V, Section 3:

The single executives heading principal departments shall include a secretary of state, a state treasurer and an attorney general...

Qualifications

Note: Ballotpedia's state executive officials project researches the constitutional or statutory text that establishes the requirements necessary to qualify for a state executive office. That information for the Michigan Treasurer has not yet been added. After extensive research we were unable to identify any relevant information on state official websites. If you have any additional information about this office for inclusion on this section and/or page, please email us.

Appointments

Michigan state government organizational chart

The Treasurer is appointed by the Governor.

Vacancies

Since treasurer is one of the three constitutional executive department heads that make up the Executive Branch, its vacancy contingencies are clearly addressed in Article V, Section 6 of the state constitution. The section states that the appointment can be rejected if a majority of state senators vote against it, with the window to reject open for "60 session days after the date of such appointment. Any appointment not disapproved within such period shall stand confirmed."

Duties

The Treasurer is responsible for managing all state funds.[4] This includes:[1]

  • Administers major tax laws and property tax laws
  • Safeguarding the credit of the state and its local units of government
  • Investing retirement funds of Michigan's state employees, public school employees, state police and judges
  • Distributing revenue sharing monies to local units of government
  • Auditing municipal finance records
  • Reuniting abandoned property with its rightful owner.

Divisions

Note: Ballotpedia's state executive officials project researches state official websites for information that describes the divisions (if any exist) of a state executive office. That information for the Michigan Treasurer has not yet been added. After extensive research we were unable to identify any relevant information on state official websites. If you have any additional information about this office for inclusion on this section and/or page, please email us.

State budget

The Department of Treasury's budget for the 2013 fiscal year was $2,794,907,600.[5]

Compensation

See also: Compensation of state executive officers

In 2012, the Michigan Treasurer was paid an estimated $174,204 according to the Council of State Governments.

Historical officeholders

There have been 44 Michigan Treasurer since 1836.[6]

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Michigan + State + Treasurer

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

Michigan Treasurer News Feed

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Contact information

Michigan Department of Treasury
Lansing, Michigan 48922
Phone: (517) 373-3200

See also

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