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Committees:  ELECTIONS AND GOVERNMENT REFORM (9/19/2017)
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Bill/Resolution
Referred Date
CommitteeSponsorSubjectMeetingsStatus
HB 4177 of 2017 (PA 113 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).6/8/2017
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 6/8/2017
HB 4178 of 2017 (PA 114 of 2017)
Referred 5/2/2017
Elections and Government Reform
Canfield, EdwardCampaign finance; other; 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 4177'176/8/2017
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 6/8/2017
HB 4184 of 2017
Referred 6/6/2017
Elections and Government Reform
Theis, LanaCivil rights; open meetings; physical presence required for vote; clarify. Amends sec. 3 of 1976 PA 267 (MCL 15.263).
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
HB 4892 of 2017 (PA 118 of 2017)
Referred 9/7/2017
Elections and Government Reform
Chatfield, LeeElections; election officials; modifying the nominating petition filing deadline for candidates for city offices; authorize under certain circumstances and add certain election accountability provisions. Amends sec. 644f of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.644f).9/12/2017
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 9/12/2017
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).6/8/2017
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-2 on 6/8/2017
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.
SB 0425 of 2017
Referred 6/6/2017
Elections and Government Reform
Emmons, JudyElections; registration; online voter registration; allow. Amends 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.1 - 168.992) by adding sec. 509ii. TIE BAR WITH: SB 0426'17, SB 0427'17, SB 0428'17, SB 0429'17
SB 0426 of 2017
Referred 6/6/2017
Elections and Government Reform
Nofs, MikeElections; registration; online voter registration; allow. Amends sec. 509m of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.509m). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0425'17, SB 0427'17, SB 0428'17, SB 0429'17
SB 0427 of 2017
Referred 6/6/2017
Elections and Government Reform
Stamas, JimElections; registration; online voter registration; allow. Amends sec. 509v of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.509v). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0425'17, SB 0426'17, SB 0428'17, SB 0429'17
SB 0428 of 2017
Referred 6/6/2017
Elections and Government Reform
Hansen, GoeffElections; registration; online voter registration; allow. Amends sec. 509t of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.509t). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0425'17, SB 0426'17, SB 0427'17, SB 0429'17
SB 0429 of 2017
Referred 6/6/2017
Elections and Government Reform
Hildenbrand, DaveElections; registration; online voter registration; allow. Amends sec. 509x of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.509x). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0425'17, SB 0426'17, SB 0427'17, SB 0428'17
SB 0494 of 2017
Referred 6/28/2017
Elections and Government Reform
Conyers, IanState agencies (existing); executive office; age requirement for governor and lieutenant governor; remove. Amends sec. 51 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.51). TIE BAR WITH: SJR K'17
SB 0505 of 2017
Referred 7/12/2017
Elections and Government Reform
Warren, RebekahTraffic control; driver license; resident address on driver license different from resident address on qualified voter file; permit. Amends secs. 307 & 315 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.307 & 257.315). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0506'17
SB 0506 of 2017
Referred 7/12/2017
Elections and Government Reform
Warren, RebekahElections; registration; resident address on driver license or personal identification card different from resident address on qualified voter file; permit. Amends sec. 509o of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.509o). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0505'17
SB 0507 of 2017
Referred 7/12/2017
Elections and Government Reform
Warren, RebekahElections; absent voters; absent voter ballot; allow first-time voters to utilize. Amends sec. 509t of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.509t).
SB 0515 of 2017
Referred 9/6/2017
Elections and Government Reform
Hertel, CurtisState financing and management; purchasing; state contracts; require to be awarded to Michigan-based companies under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 261 of 1984 PA 431 (MCL 18.1261).
SB 0526 of 2017
Referred 9/6/2017
Elections and Government Reform
Schmidt, WayneElections; election officials; modifying the nominating petition filing deadline for candidates for city offices; authorize under certain circumstances and add certain election accountability provisions. Amends sec. 644f of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.644f).
SJR K of 2017
Referred 6/28/2017
Elections and Government Reform
Conyers, IanState agencies (existing); executive office; age requirement for governor and lieutenant governor; remove. Amends sec. 22, art. V of the state constitution.
SJR L of 2017
Referred 7/12/2017
Elections and Government Reform
Warren, RebekahElections; primary; voting age at primary election; revise to 17 under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 1, art. II of the state constitution.
SCR 0022 of 2017
Referred 9/13/2017
Elections and Government Reform
Bieda, StevenA concurrent resolution to urge the United States Congress to enact legislation that adds transparency to our electoral process by improving disclosure laws on political spending.
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