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Committees:  ELECTIONS AND GOVERNMENT REFORM (10/19/2018)
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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 (PA 192 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 4671 of 2017
Referred 12/5/2017
Elections and Government Reform
Webber, MichaelElections; election officials; certain county clerks conducting election administration duties for local governments, certain local clerks conducting election administration duties for other local governments, and the bureau of elections handling the qualified voter file list maintenance; permit under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 509o of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.509o) & adds sec. 645a.
HB 4745 of 2017
Referred 6/5/2018
Elections and Government Reform
Marino, SteveElections; candidates; candidate filing fee in lieu of nominating petitions for the office of state senator or state representative; increase, and make nonrefundable. Amends sec. 163 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.163). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4746'17, HB 4747'17, HB 4748'17, HB 4749'17, HB 4750'17
HB 4747 of 2017
Referred 6/5/2018
Elections and Government Reform
LaSata, KimberlyElections; candidates; candidate filing fee in lieu of nomination petitions for township offices; allow, and make nonrefundable. Amends sec. 351 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.351). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4745'17, HB 4746'17, HB 4748'17, HB 4749'17, HB 4750'17
HB 4748 of 2017
Referred 6/5/2018
Elections and Government Reform
Calley, JulieElections; candidates; candidate filing fee in lieu of nominating petitions for township offices; allow, and make nonrefundable. Amends sec. 349 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.349). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4745'17, HB 4746'17, HB 4747'17, HB 4749'17, HB 4750'17
HB 4749 of 2017
Referred 6/5/2018
Elections and Government Reform
Brann, TommyElections; candidates; candidate filing fee in lieu of nominating petitions for the office of county road commissioner; increase, and make nonrefundable. Amends sec. 254 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.254). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4745'17, HB 4746'17, HB 4747'17, HB 4748'17, HB 4750'17
HB 4750 of 2017
Referred 6/5/2018
Elections and Government Reform
Lilly, JimElections; candidates; candidate filing fee in lieu of nominating petitions for county offices; increase, and make nonrefundable. Amends sec. 193 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.193). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4745'17, HB 4746'17, HB 4747'17, HB 4748'17, HB 4749'17
HB 4809 of 2017
Referred 6/6/2018
Elections and Government Reform
Marino, SteveElections; candidates; candidate filing fee for the office of county commissioner; increase, and make nonrefundable. Amends sec. 11 of 1966 PA 261 (MCL 46.411). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4745'17, HB 4746'17, HB 4747'17, HB 4748'17, HB 4749'17, HB 4750'17, HB 4810'17
HB 4810 of 2017
Referred 6/7/2018
Elections and Government Reform
Kosowski, RobertElections; candidates; candidate filing fee for the office of county commissioner; increase, and make nonrefundable. Amends sec. 11a of 1966 PA 261 (MCL 46.411a). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4745'17, HB 4746'17, HB 4747'17, HB 4748'17, HB 4749'17, HB 4750'17, HB 4809'17
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, add certain election accountability provisions, and provide for civil fines. Amends sec. 644f of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.644f).9/12/2017
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 9/12/2017
HB 4973 of 2017 (PA 68 of 2018)
Referred 10/31/2017
Elections and Government Reform
Iden, BrandtCivil rights; public records; public body records, documents, or information disclosable under freedom of information act; exempt critical energy infrastructure and cybersecurity-related information. Amends secs. 2 & 13 of 1976 PA 442 (MCL 15.232 & 15.243).2/22/2018
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 2/22/2018
HB 5012 of 2017 (PA 128 of 2018)
Referred 11/7/2017
Elections and Government Reform
Lilly, JimElections; recounts; aggrieved candidate for purposes of recount; clarify. Amends secs. 862 & 879 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.862 & 168.879).2/22/2018
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 2/22/2018
HB 5052 of 2017 (PA 223 of 2018)
Referred 2/15/2018
Elections and Government Reform
Jones, JewellElections; other; filling vacancy in office of county auditor; clarify under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 5 of 1913 PA 275 (MCL 47.5). TIE BAR WITH: HB 5072'17, HB 5084'17, HB 5114'17, HB 5131'175/29/2018
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 5/29/2018
HB 5072 of 2017 (PA 224 of 2018)
Referred 2/15/2018
Elections and Government Reform
Webber, MichaelElections; other; reference to elected office of county auditor in the election law; remove. Amends sec. 534 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.534). TIE BAR WITH: HB 5052'17, HB 5084'17, HB 5114'17, HB 5131'175/29/2018
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 5/29/2018
HB 5084 of 2017 (PA 341 of 2018)
Referred 2/15/2018
Elections and Government Reform
Marino, SteveElections; other; reference to elected office of county auditor in the election law; repeal. Amends secs. 265 & 830 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.265 & 168.830) & repeals 1889 PA 63 (MCL 47.51 - 47.59). TIE BAR WITH: HB 5052'17, HB 5072'17, HB 5114'17, HB 5131'175/29/2018
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-2 on 5/29/2018
HB 5114 of 2017 (PA 225 of 2018)
Referred 2/15/2018
Elections and Government Reform
Calley, JulieElections; candidates; reference to elected office of county auditor in the election law; remove. Amends sec. 643 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.643). TIE BAR WITH: HB 5052'17, HB 5072'17, HB 5084'17, HB 5131'175/29/2018
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 5/29/2018
HB 5131 of 2017 (PA 226 of 2018)
Referred 2/15/2018
Elections and Government Reform
Kosowski, RobertElections; candidates; reference to elected office of county auditor in the election law; remove. Amends sec. 697 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.697). TIE BAR WITH: HB 5052'17, HB 5072'17, HB 5084'17, HB 5114'175/29/2018
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 5/29/2018
HB 5199 of 2017
Referred 6/5/2018
Elections and Government Reform
Lilly, JimElections; canvassing; expedited canvass of returns for electors of President and Vice President of the United States; require under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 842 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.842).
HB 5644 of 2018 (PA 127 of 2018)
Referred 3/20/2018
Elections and Government Reform
Barrett, TomElections; absent voters; procedure to "spoil" an absent voter ballot; provide for, and require use of paper ballots for tabulation. Amends secs. 765 & 795 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.765 & 168.795) & adds sec. 765b.4/12/2018
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 4/12/2018
HB 5646 of 2018 (PA 126 of 2018)
Referred 3/20/2018
Elections and Government Reform
Calley, JulieElections; qualified voter file; maintenance of the statewide qualified voter file; require the secretary of state to check against the United States Social Security Administration's death master file and require the secretary of state to participate in multistate voter registration verification programs. Amends sec. 509o of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.509o).4/12/2018
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 4/12/2018
HB 5669 of 2018 (PA 129 of 2018)
Referred 3/20/2018
Elections and Government Reform
Miller, AaronElections; voting procedures; identification for election purposes; define. Amends secs. 2, 497c, 523, 523a, 761 & 813 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.2 et seq.).4/12/2018
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 4/12/2018
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 (PA 0130 of 2018)
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 (PA 0119 of 2017)
Referred 4/27/2017
Elections and Government Reform
Robertson, DavidCampaign finance; independent expenditures; 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 (PA 0120 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 0429'173/8/2018
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 3/8/2018
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 0429'173/8/2018
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 3/8/2018
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 0429'173/8/2018
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 3/8/2018
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 0429'173/8/2018
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 3/8/2018
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 0428'173/8/2018
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 3/8/2018
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).
SB 0659 of 2017
Referred 11/9/2017
Elections and Government Reform
Conyers, IanElections; primary; nomination of candidates for lieutenant governor, secretary of state, attorney general, state board of education, university boards, and supreme court justice at primary elections; provide for. Amends secs. 55, 392a, 404, 534 & 535 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.55 et seq.); adds secs. 72a, 73a, 74a, 74b, 74c, 74d, 74e, 74f, 74g, 282b, 282c, 283a, 284a, 284b, 284c, 284d, 284e, 284f, 284g, 284h, 391a, 392b, 394a & 395a & repeals secs. 72, 73, 74, 282, 282a, 283, 284, 392, 393, 394 & 395 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.72 et seq.). TIE BAR WITH: SJR N'17
SB 0714 of 2017
Referred 12/12/2017
Elections and Government Reform
Casperson, TomCampaign finance; contributions and expenditures; acceptance of certain contributions by judge or justice; prohibit. Amends 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.201 - 169.282) by adding sec. 30a.
SB 0761 of 2018
Referred 1/23/2018
Elections and Government Reform
Conyers, IanState agencies (proposed); boards and commissions; commission on unsolved civil rights crimes and cold cases; create. Creates new act.
SB 0809 of 2018 (PA 0120 of 2018)
Referred 2/13/2018
Elections and Government Reform
Robertson, DavidElections; other; Michigan election law; repeal and remove certain obsolete provisions, and make other miscellaneous changes. Amends secs. 37, 51, 71, 91, 131, 161, 191, 254, 281, 302, 303, 342, 381, 383, 391, 409, 409b, 411, 413, 413a, 431, 433, 433a, 467, 467a, 467b, 467c, 624, 624a, 631, 635, 642c, 644e, 654a, 657, 667, 668a, 669, 670, 673a, 674, 677, 679, 679a, 682, 683, 690, 694, 719, 741, 743, 762, 764b, 764c, 765, 766 & 957 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.37 et seq.) & repeals secs. 15, 121, 149, 221 - 241, 302a, 416a - 416d, 426a - 426n, 467n, 467p, 613c, 647, 655, 656, 669a, 704, 705, 717a, 739, 761a, 802, 804 & 947 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.15 et seq.).2/22/2018
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 2/22/2018
SB 0810 of 2018 (PA 0121 of 2018)
Referred 2/13/2018
Elections and Government Reform
Robertson, DavidCourts; district court; reference in the revised judicature act of 1961 to the Michigan election law; update. Amends sec. 9940 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.9940). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0809'182/22/2018
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 2/22/2018
SB 0811 of 2018 (PA 0122 of 2018)
Referred 2/13/2018
Elections and Government Reform
Robertson, DavidElections; school; reference in the revised school code to the Michigan election law; update. Amends sec. 1811 of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1811). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0809'182/22/2018
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 2/22/2018
SB 0812 of 2018 (PA 0123 of 2018)
Referred 2/13/2018
Elections and Government Reform
Robertson, DavidElections; voting equipment; certain obsolete provisions; remove, and modify voting machine references to electronic voting system. Amends sec. 794b of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.794b); adds secs. 37a, 37b & 765a & repeals secs. 769a - 793 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.769a - 168.793).2/22/2018
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 2/22/2018
SB 0813 of 2018 (PA 0124 of 2018)
Referred 2/13/2018
Elections and Government Reform
Robertson, DavidCriminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for certain Michigan election law violations; provide for. Amends sec. 11d, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.11d). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0812'182/22/2018
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 2/22/2018
SB 0814 of 2018 (PA 0125 of 2018)
Referred 2/13/2018
Elections and Government Reform
Robertson, DavidElections; registration; certain obsolete provisions in the Michigan election law related to voter registration; remove, and amend other provisions related to voter registration. Amends secs. 491, 492, 492a, 495, 497, 498, 500a, 500d, 500i, 501, 502, 503, 505, 506, 507a, 509o, 509p, 509r, 514, 516, 519, 520 & 521 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.491 et seq.) & repeals secs. 494, 497a, 500c, 500h, 500j, 507b, 509s, 517 & 522a of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.494 et seq.).2/22/2018
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 2/22/2018
SB 0822 of 2018
Referred 2/13/2018
Elections and Government Reform
Shirkey, MikeState agencies (existing); executive office; contents and reporting of certain memoranda of understanding; modify. Creates new act.3/8/2018
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 3/8/2018
SB 0949 of 2018
Referred 4/17/2018
Elections and Government Reform
Marleau, JamesElections; election officials; elected or appointed official's name and title on ballot-related materials; allow under certain circumstances. Amends 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.1 - 168.992); adds sec. 761b & repeals sec. 931a of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.931a).
SB 0977 of 2018
Referred 5/3/2018
Elections and Government Reform
Bieda, StevenElections; registration; same-day voter registration; allow. Amends secs. 491, 497 & 497a of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.491 et seq.) & adds sec. 499e.
SB 1012 of 2018 (PA 190 of 2018)
Referred 5/16/2018
Elections and Government Reform
Robertson, DavidElections; voting procedures; ballot secrecy sleeves; modify, and modify time to notify an officer whose recall is sought of the recall petition. Amends secs. 736b, 736c, 736d, 736e, 951a & 952 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.736b et seq.).5/22/2018
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 5/22/2018
SB 1022 of 2017
Referred 5/22/2018
Elections and Government Reform
Robertson, DavidCampaign finance; committees; procedures for disbursement of terminating candidate committee expenditures; modify, and provide penalties for noncompliance. Amends secs. 5, 7, 21, 24, 44, 45, 51, 52 & 55 of 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.205 et seq.).5/29/2018
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 5/29/2018
SB 1062 of 2018
Referred 6/12/2018
Elections and Government Reform
Bieda, StevenElections; voters; valid forms of voter identification; expand to include certain digital photographs. Amends secs. 497c, 523, 523a, 761 & 813 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.497c et seq.).
SB 1063 of 2018
Referred 6/12/2018
Elections and Government Reform
Bieda, StevenElections; local; election by mail; allow for certain local elections. Amends sec. 726 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.726) & adds secs. 750a & 750b.
SB 1064 of 2018
Referred 6/12/2018
Elections and Government Reform
Knezek , DavidElections; voters; voting age; revise to 16. Amends secs. 492, 495 & 510 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.492 et seq.) & repeals sec. 758a of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.758a). TIE BAR WITH: SJR T'18
SB 1095 of 2018
Referred 9/5/2018
Elections and Government Reform
Schmidt, WayneElections; local; filing of nominating petitions for city elections; clarify. Amends secs. 321 & 646a of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.321 & 168.646a).
SB 1117 of 2018
Referred 9/5/2018
Elections and Government Reform
Hildenbrand, DaveElections; other; interstate compact to elect president by national popular vote; establish. Creates new act.
SB 1127 of 2018
Referred 9/26/2018
Elections and Government Reform
Schmidt, WayneHigher education; community colleges; nominating petition filing deadline for certain board of trustee candidates; modify. Amends sec. 83 of 1966 PA 331 (MCL 389.83).
SR 0135 of 2018
Referred 2/28/2018
Elections and Government Reform
Hood, MorrisA resolution to urge the United States Congress to pass legislation that regulates political advertisements on the internet, including social and digital media, like traditional political advertisements in order to encourage transparency.
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.
SJR N of 2017
Referred 11/9/2017
Elections and Government Reform
Conyers, IanElections; primary; nomination process for lieutenant governor, secretary of state, attorney general, state board of education, university boards, and justices of the supreme court; modify. Amends sec. 21, art. V, sec. 2, art. VI & secs. 3 & 5, art. VIII of the state constitution.
SJR P of 2018
Referred 2/28/2018
Elections and Government Reform
Colbeck, PatrickHigher education; governing boards; governance of state universities; make subject to statutory limitations. Amends secs. 5 & 6, art. VIII of the state constitution.
SJR S of 2018
Referred 6/5/2018
Elections and Government Reform
Ananich, JimElections; initiative and referendum; appropriation bills subject to referendum; clarify and limit the amendment or repeal of laws proposed by initiative and enacted by the legislature. Amends sec. 9, art. II of the state consitiution.
SJR T of 2018
Referred 6/12/2018
Elections and Government Reform
Knezek , DavidElections; voters; voting age; revise to 16. 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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