1. Act No. 528 of 2002, Public Acts of 2002, p. 11-12.

  2. Department of Treasury Mission Statement is available on the Internet at http://www.michigan.gov/treasury/0,1607,7-121-1755_2294---,00.html.

  3. Act No. 528, p. 13.

  4. Ibid.

  5. Ibid.

  6. Act No. 528, p. 14.

  7. Ibid.

  8. Ibid.

  9. Ibid.

  10. Ibid.

  11. Frederic Bastiat, “The Law,” 1850, Irvington-on-Hudson Foundation, 1998.