MICHIGAN ELECTION LAW (EXCERPT)
Act 116 of 1954
168.509gg Information exempt from freedom of information act.
(1) The information described in this subsection that is contained in a registration record is exempt from disclosure under the freedom of information act, 1976 PA 442, MCL 15.231 to 15.246. The secretary of state, a designated voter registration agency, or a county, city, township, or village clerk shall not release a copy of that portion of a registration record that contains any of the following:
(a) The record that a person declined to register to vote.
(b) The office that received a registered voter's application.
(c) A registered voter's driver's license or state personal identification card number.
(d) The month and day of birth of a registered voter.
(e) The telephone number provided by a registered voter.
(f) The digitized signature of an elector that is captured or reproduced and transmitted to the qualified voter file by the secretary of state or a county, city, or township clerk under section 509hh or by the secretary of state under section 307 of the Michigan vehicle code, 1949 PA 300, MCL 257.307.
(2) Except as otherwise provided in this subsection, the last 4 digits of a registered voter's social security number contained in a registration record are exempt from disclosure under the freedom of information act, 1976 PA 442, MCL 15.231 to 15.246. The last 4 digits of a registered voter's social security number contained in a registration record may only be used by the secretary of state to verify a registered voter's data as provided by the help America vote act of 2002 and to verify a registered voter's status under this act, and shall not be used or released for any other purpose.
History: Add. 1994, Act 441, Imd. Eff. Jan. 10, 1995
Am. 2003, Act 302, Eff. Jan. 1, 2005
Am. 2005, Act 71, Imd. Eff. July 14, 2005
Am. 2014, Act 94, Imd. Eff. Apr. 3, 2014
Compiler's Notes: Enacting section 4 of Act 71 of 2005 provides:"Enacting section 4. If any portion of this amendatory act or the application of this amendatory act to any person or circumstances is found invalid by a court, the invalidity shall not affect the remaining portions or applications of this amendatory act that can be given effect without the invalid portion or application, if the remaining portions are not determined by the court to be inoperable, and to this end this amendatory act is declared to be severable."
Popular Name: Election Code
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