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Committees:  ELECTIONS AND GOVERNMENT REFORM (5/26/2017)
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Bill/Resolution
Referred Date
CommitteeSponsorSubjectMeetingsStatus
HB 4177 of 2017
Referred 5/2/2017
Elections and Government Reform
Vaupel, HankElections; ballots; requirement of political party vignettes being printed on election ballots; remove. Amends secs. 283, 560a, 570, 685, 696 & 719 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.283 et seq.) & repeals secs. 684 & 775 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.684 & 168.775).
HB 4178 of 2017
Referred 5/2/2017
Elections and Government Reform
Canfield, EdwardElections; ballots; reference to party vignette in the Michigan campaign finance act; remove. Amends sec. 20 of 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.220). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4177'17
HB 4208 of 2017
Referred 3/14/2017
Elections and Government Reform
Miller, AaronLegislature; legislators; term of removal or resignation from the office of state senator or representative; provide for. Amends secs. 175 & 177 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.175 & 168.177).5/4/2017
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 5/4/2017
SB 0054 of 2017
Referred 1/24/2017
Elections and Government Reform
Bieda, StevenElections; registration; preregistration to vote at age 16; provide for. Amends 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.1 - 168.992) by adding sec. 496a.
SB 0055 of 2017
Referred 1/24/2017
Elections and Government Reform
Bieda, StevenElections; absent voters; absent voter ballot; issue upon voter's request without requiring justification. Amends secs. 758, 759 & 759b of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.758 et seq.).
SB 0056 of 2017
Referred 1/24/2017
Elections and Government Reform
Bieda, StevenElections; registration; electronic submission of voter registration application on secretary of state's website; allow. Amends secs. 509v, 509w & 509x of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.509v et seq.).
SB 0064 of 2017
Referred 1/25/2017
Elections and Government Reform
Bieda, StevenPublic employees and officers; ethics; financial disclosure report; require certain candidates for elective office and state and local officials to file. Creates new act.
SB 0100 of 2017
Referred 2/2/2017
Elections and Government Reform
Casperson, TomCivil procedure; costs and fees; recovery of costs and fees in an action involving this state; remove certain restrictions. Amends secs. 2421b, 2421c, 2421d & 2421e of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.2421b et seq.). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0101'172/16/2017
2/23/2017
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 2/23/2017
SB 0101 of 2017
Referred 2/2/2017
Elections and Government Reform
Robertson, DavidAdministrative procedure; contested cases; award of costs and fees to prevailing party in a case involving this state; remove certain restrictions; exempt parole hearings from administrative procedures act, and make general revisions to contested case provisions. Amends secs. 71, 72, 80, 87, 115, 122 & 123 of 1969 PA 306 (MCL 24.271 et seq.). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0100'172/16/2017
2/23/2017
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 2/23/2017
SB 0117 of 2017
Referred 2/7/2017
Elections and Government Reform
Schmidt, WayneElections; absent voters; definition of absent voter; expand to include an elector who applies in person at the clerk's office and who presents photo identification. Amends secs. 758 & 759 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.758 & 168.759).
SB 0177 of 2017
Referred 2/22/2017
Elections and Government Reform
Colbeck, PatrickState financing and management; purchasing; use of bid scorecards system for certain procurement contracts awarded; require. Amends secs. 261 & 268 of 1984 PA 431 (MCL 18.1261 & 18.1268).
SB 0216 of 2017
Referred 3/7/2017
Elections and Government Reform
Bieda, StevenElections; candidates; presidential candidates' prior years' tax returns; require to be filed with secretary of state. Amends 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.1 - 168.992) by adding sec. 686c.
SB 0269 of 2017
Referred 3/23/2017
Elections and Government Reform
Colbeck, PatrickElections; offenses; misdemeanor against a member of a religious society for influencing an elector at an election by threatening excommunication, dismissal, or expulsion; eliminate. Amends sec. 931 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.931).
SB 0281 of 2017
Referred 3/29/2017
Elections and Government Reform
Bieda, StevenCampaign finance; committees; definitions of candidate committee and committee; revise. Amends secs. 3 & 26 of 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.203 & 169.226).
SB 0290 of 2017
Referred 3/30/2017
Elections and Government Reform
Robertson, DavidElections; recounts; recount fee; increase for certain recounts. Amends secs. 867 & 881 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.867 & 168.881).5/4/2017
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 5/4/2017
SB 0335 of 2017
Referred 4/27/2017
Elections and Government Reform
Robertson, DavidCampaign finance; other; general amendments to the Michigan campaign finance act; provide for. Amends secs. 3, 4, 6, 9, 11, 17, 26, 33, 35, 51, 54 & 55 of 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.203 et seq.) & adds secs. 24b & 24c.5/4/2017
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 5/4/2017
SB 0336 of 2017
Referred 4/27/2017
Elections and Government Reform
Robertson, DavidCriminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; independent expenditure committee contribution violations; provide for in sentencing guidelines. Amends sec. 11e, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.11e). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0335'175/4/2017
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 5/4/2017
SB 0395 of 2017
Referred 5/23/2017
Elections and Government Reform
Hertel, CurtisElections; offenses; circulator misrepresenting the contents of a ballot question or recall petition and a circulator misrepresenting whether he or she is a paid signature gatherer or a volunteer; prohibit, and establish penalties. Amends 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.1 - 168.992) by adding secs. 484a & 956a.
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