JURISDICTIONAL STATEMENT

Amicus curiae does not contest jurisdiction.

 

STATEMENT OF QUESTION INVOLVED

In light of Michigan constitutional provisions limiting the power of administrative agencies, should this Court apply a deferential standard of review to agency interpretations within that agency's purview where such a standard of review will expand agency power?

Amicus Curiae answers: No

The Court of Appeals answers: Yes

SBC Ameritech answers: No

Michigan Public Service Commission answers: Yes