Jurisdictional Statement/Statement of Question Involved

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