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Representatives Afendoulis, Chris Albert, Thomas Alexander, Julie Allor, Sue Banks, Brian Barrett, Tom Bellino, Joseph Bizon, John Brann, Tommy Brinks, Winnie Byrd, Wendell Calley, Julie Camilleri, Darrin Canfield, Edward Chang, Stephanie Chatfield, Lee Chirkun, John Clemente, Cara Cochran, Tom Cole, Triston Cox, Laura Crawford, Kathy Dianda, Scott Durhal, Fred Elder, Brian Ellison, Jim Faris, Pam Farrington, Diana Frederick, Ben Garcia, Daniela Garrett, LaTanya Gay-Dagnogo, Sherry Geiss, Erika Glenn, Gary Graves, Joseph Green, Patrick Greig, Christine Greimel, Tim Griffin, Beth Guerra, Vanessa Hammoud, Abdullah Hauck, Roger Hernandez, Shane Hertel, Kevin Hoadley, Jon Hoitenga, Michele Hornberger, Pamela Howell, Gary Howrylak, Martin Hughes, Holly Iden, Brandt Inman, Larry Johnson, Steven Jones, Jewell Kahle, Bronna Kelly, Tim Kesto, Klint Kivela, John Kosowski, Robert LaFave, Beau LaGrand, David LaSata, Kimberly Lasinski, Donna Lauwers, Dan Leonard, Tom Leutheuser, Eric Liberati, Frank Lilly, Jim Love, Leslie Lower, James Lucido, Peter Marino, Steve Maturen, David McCready, Michael Miller, Aaron Moss, Jeremy Neeley, Sheldon Noble, Jeffrey Pagan, Kristy Pagel, Dave Peterson, Ronnie Phelps, Phil Rabhi, Yousef Reilly, John Rendon, Daire Roberts, Brett Robinson, Rose Mary Runestad, Jim Sabo, Terry Santana, Sylvia Schor, Andy Scott, Bettie Cook Sheppard, Jason Singh, Samir Sneller, Tim Sowerby, William Tedder, Jim Theis, Lana VanderWall, Curtis VanSingel, Scott Vaupel, Hank VerHeulen, Rob Victory, Roger Webber, Michael Wentworth, Jason Whiteford, Mary Wittenberg, Robert Yanez, Henry Yaroch, Jeff Zemke, Adam Senators Ananich, Jim Bieda, Steven Booher, Darwin Brandenburg, Jack Casperson, Tom Colbeck, Patrick Conyers, Ian Emmons, Judy Green, Mike Gregory, Vincent Hansen, Goeff Hertel, Curtis Hildenbrand, Dave Hood, Morris Hopgood, Hoon-Yung Horn, Kenneth Hune, Joe Johnson, Bert Jones, Rick Knezek , David Knollenberg, Marty Kowall, Mike MacGregor, Peter Marleau, James Meekhof, Arlan Nofs, Mike O'Brien, Margaret Pavlov, Phillip Proos, John Robertson, David Rocca, Tory Schmidt, Wayne Schuitmaker, Tonya Shirkey, Mike Stamas, Jim Warren, Rebekah Young II, Coleman Zorn, Dale Senate Committees Agriculture Appropriations Banking and Financial Institutions Commerce Economic Development and International Investment Education Elections and Government Reform Energy and Technology Families, Seniors and Human Services Finance Government Operations Health Policy Insurance Judiciary Local Government Michigan Competitiveness Natural Resources Outdoor Recreation and Tourism Oversight Regulatory Reform Transportation Veterans, Military Affairs and Homeland Security Only items with status Sort by BillSort by SponsorSort by Committee Committees: ELECTIONS AND GOVERNMENT REFORM (5/26/2017)Sorted by: SequenceNo Bill/ResolutionReferred DateCommitteeSponsorSubjectMeetingsStatus HB 4177 of 2017Referred 5/2/2017Elections and Government ReformVaupel, 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 2017Referred 5/2/2017Elections and Government ReformCanfield, 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 2017Referred 3/14/2017Elections and Government ReformMiller, 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).5/4/2017REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 5/4/2017 SB 0054 of 2017Referred 1/24/2017Elections and Government ReformBieda, 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 2017Referred 1/24/2017Elections and Government ReformBieda, 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 2017Referred 1/24/2017Elections and Government ReformBieda, 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 2017Referred 1/25/2017Elections and Government ReformBieda, 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 2017Referred 2/2/2017Elections and Government ReformCasperson, 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 0101'172/16/20172/23/2017REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 2/23/2017 SB 0101 of 2017Referred 2/2/2017Elections and Government ReformRobertson, 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 0100'172/16/20172/23/2017REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 2/23/2017 SB 0117 of 2017Referred 2/7/2017Elections and Government ReformSchmidt, 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 2017Referred 2/22/2017Elections and Government ReformColbeck, 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 2017Referred 3/7/2017Elections and Government ReformBieda, 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 2017Referred 3/23/2017Elections and Government ReformColbeck, 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 2017Referred 3/29/2017Elections and Government ReformBieda, 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 2017Referred 3/30/2017Elections and Government ReformRobertson, DavidElections; recounts; recount fee; increase for certain recounts. Amends secs. 867 & 881 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.867 & 168.881).5/4/2017REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 5/4/2017 SB 0335 of 2017Referred 4/27/2017Elections and Government ReformRobertson, 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.5/4/2017REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 5/4/2017 SB 0336 of 2017Referred 4/27/2017Elections and Government ReformRobertson, 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 0335'175/4/2017REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 5/4/2017 SB 0395 of 2017Referred 5/23/2017Elections and Government ReformHertel, 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.