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Committees:  ELECTIONS AND ETHICS (12/29/2014)
Sorted by: SequenceNo
Bill/Resolution
Referred Date
CommitteeSponsorSubjectMeetingsStatus
HB 4012 of 2013
referred 1/22/2013
Elections and Ethics
Heise, KurtElections; candidates; candidate affidavit attesting to validity of nominating petition signatures; require. Amends 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.1 - 168.992) by adding sec. 558a.
HB 4018 of 2013
referred 1/22/2013
Elections and Ethics
Darany, George T.Occupations; lobbyists; lobbyist political contribution; restrict delivery of. Amends 1978 PA 472 (MCL 4.411 - 4.431) by adding sec. 11a.
HB 4019 of 2013
referred 1/22/2013
Elections and Ethics
Darany, George T.Elections; voters; identification requirement for voters who register by mail; allow individuals to present identification to any county, city, or township clerk office before an election. Amends sec. 509t of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.509t).
HB 4046 of 2013
referred 1/22/2013
Elections and Ethics
Kowall, EileenElections; campaign practices; individual circulating a petition; prohibit from being paid for each petition signature collected, and require petition circulators to wear identification badges. Amends 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.1 - 168.992) by adding secs. 483b & 957a.3/5/2013
HB 4047 of 2013
referred 1/22/2013
Elections and Ethics
Kowall, EileenCampaign finance; campaign practices; do-not-call list for automated political telephone calls; provide for. Amends secs. 2, 5 & 11 of 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.202 et seq.) & adds sec. 48.
HB 4058 of 2013
referred 1/22/2013
Elections and Ethics
Irwin, JeffElections; 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.).
HB 4103 of 2013
referred 1/24/2013
Elections and Ethics
Stanley, WoodrowElections; voting procedures; early voting; provide for. Amends secs. 720 & 735 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.720 & 168.735).
HB 4150 of 2013
referred 1/31/2013
Elections and Ethics
Johnson, JoelElections; local; prosecuting attorney and sheriff elected at nonpartisan elections; provide for. Amends secs. 191, 195, 200, 203, 204, 205, 206, 206a, 209, 697 & 699 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.191 et seq.) & adds ch. XA.
HB 4151 of 2013
referred 1/31/2013
Elections and Ethics
Johnson, JoelCounties; charter; nonpartisan election of sheriff and prosecuting attorney; provide for. Amends sec. 14 of 1966 PA 293 (MCL 45.514). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4150'13
HB 4169 of 2013 (PA 52 of 2013)
referred 2/5/2013
Elections and Ethics
Pagel, DaveElections; canvassing; reference in general law village act to board of village canvassers and board of township canvassers; revise to board of county canvassers. Amends sec. 18a, ch. XIV of 1895 PA 3 (MCL 74.18a). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4171'132/26/2013 3/5/20113Reported with recommendation on 3/5/2013
HB 4170 of 2013 (PA 53 of 2013)
referred 2/5/2013
Elections and Ethics
Cotter, KevinElections; canvassing; reference in community college act of 1966 to board of city or township canvassers; eliminate. Amends secs. 21, 37 & 57 of 1966 PA 331 (MCL 389.21 et seq.). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4171'132/26/2013 3/5/2013Reported with recommendation on 3/5/2013
HB 4171 of 2013 (PA 51 of 2013)
referred 2/5/2013
Elections and Ethics
Jacobsen, Bradford C.Elections; canvassing; elimination of local boards of canvassers and amendment of process to balance precinct results; provide for, and clarify allocation of costs to conduct village elections. Amends secs. 24a, 30g, 307, 308, 323, 347, 355, 426c, 426f, 426l, 642, 792, 806, 809, 822, 823, 826, 866, 867 & 868 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.24a et seq.) & repeals secs. 30a - 30e & 360 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.30a - 168.30e & 168.360). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4169'13, HB 4170'132/26/2013 3/5/2013Reported with recommendation as substitute (H-2) on 3/5/2013
HB 4252 of 2013
referred 2/13/2013
Elections and Ethics
Lane, MarilynElections; 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.).
HB 4253 of 2013
referred 2/13/2013
Elections and Ethics
Darany, George T.Elections; absent voters; absent voter ballot; issue upon voter's request without requiring justification. Amends secs. 758 & 759 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.758 & 168.759).
HB 4307 of 2013 (PA 84 of 2013)
referred 2/21/2013
Elections and Ethics
Lyons, Lisa PosthumusElections; special elections; requirement for a special election when a vacancy occurs in the office of county commissioner during an odd numbered year; eliminate unless the vacancy is not filled by appointment. Amends sec. 12 of 1966 PA 261 (MCL 46.412) & adds sec. 13.2/26/2013 3/5/2013Reported with recommendation on 3/5/2013
HB 4316 of 2013
referred 2/26/2013
Elections and Ethics
Howrylak, MartinLibraries; local; population requirement for a petition asking that a tax be levied for the establishment and maintenance of a free public library; revise. Amends secs. 10 & 10a of 1877 PA 164 (MCL 397.210 & 397.210a).
HB 4367 of 2013
referred 3/5/2013
Elections and Ethics
Schor, AndyElections; primary; voting a split or mixed ticket; allow in primary elections. Amends secs. 559, 561, 562, 570, 572, 575, 576, 582 & 795 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.559 et seq.) & repeals sec. 564 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.564).
HB 4393 of 2013 (PA 253 of 2013)
referred 3/7/2013
Elections and Ethics
Pagel, DaveElections; other; filing deadline for local ballot question; modify. Amends secs. 312 & 646a of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.312 & 168.646a).3/19/2013 4/16/2013Reported with recomendation as substitute (H-1) on 4/16/2013
HB 4394 of 2013 (PA 254 of 2013)
referred 3/7/2013
Elections and Ethics
Howrylak, MartinTownships; other; filing deadline for local ballot question; modify. Amends sec. 8 of 1846 RS 16 (MCL 41.8). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4393'133/19/2013 4/16/2013Reported with recomendation as substitute (H-1) on 4/16/2013
HB 4395 of 2013 (PA 255 of 2013)
referred 3/7/2013
Elections and Ethics
Kosowski, Robert L.Local government; authorities; filing deadline for local ballot question involving community swimming pool authority; modify. Amends sec. 13 of 1994 PA 425 (MCL 123.1073). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4393'133/19/2013 4/16/2013Reported with recomendation as substitute (H-1) on 4/16/2013
HB 4396 of 2013 (PA 256 of 2013)
referred 3/7/2013
Elections and Ethics
Outman, RickLocal government; authorities; filing deadline for local ballot question involving building authority; modify. Amends sec. 8b of 1948 (1st Ex Sess) PA 31 (MCL 123.958b). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4393'133/19/2013 4/16/2013Reported with recomendation as substitute (H-1) on 4/16/2013
HB 4397 of 2013 (PA 257 of 2013)
referred 3/7/2013
Elections and Ethics
VerHeulen, RobLocal government; intergovernmental affairs; filing deadline for local ballot question involving a metropolitan council; modify. Amends sec. 27 of 1989 PA 292 (MCL 124.677). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4393'133/19/2013 4/16/2013Reported with recomendation as substitute (H-1) on 4/16/2013
HB 4418 of 2013
referred 3/12/2013
Elections and Ethics
Lipton, Ellen CogenCampaign finance; other; independent expenditures; require compliance with campaign finance act. Amends 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.201 - 169.282) by adding sec. 55g.
HB 4419 of 2013
referred 3/12/2013
Elections and Ethics
Yanez, HenryCampaign finance; other; independent expenditures by corporations; require certain reports and disclaimers. Amends 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.201 - 169.282) by adding sec. 55a.
HB 4420 of 2013
referred 3/12/2013
Elections and Ethics
Yanez, HenryCampaign finance; contributions and expenditures; disclosure of independent expenditures by corporations; require. Amends 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.201 - 169.282) by adding sec. 55b.
HB 4421 of 2013
referred 3/12/2013
Elections and Ethics
Abed, TheresaCampaign finance; contributions and expenditures; certain independent expenditures by corporations; prohibit. Amends 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.201 - 169.282) by adding sec. 55c.
HB 4422 of 2013
referred 3/12/2013
Elections and Ethics
Cochran, TomCampaign finance; contributions and expenditures; contributions by certain foreign entities; prohibit. Amends 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.201 - 169.282) by adding sec. 55d.
HB 4423 of 2013
referred 3/12/2013
Elections and Ethics
Dianda, ScottCampaign finance; violations; improper independent expenditures by a corporation; impose certain fines. Amends 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.201 - 169.282) by adding sec. 55f.
HB 4424 of 2013
referred 3/12/2013
Elections and Ethics
Driskell, GretchenCampaign finance; contributions and expenditures; independent expenditure provisions in the campaign finance act; update. Amends sec. 54 of 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.254). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4420'13, HB 4422'13
HB 4425 of 2013
referred 3/12/2013
Elections and Ethics
Cochran, TomCampaign finance; statements and reports; quarterly filing of certain statements; require. Amends sec. 33 of 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.233).
HB 4426 of 2013
referred 3/12/2013
Elections and Ethics
Driskell, GretchenPublic employees and officers; ethics; lobbying by former legislators and executive branch officers; prohibit for a defined period after leaving state service. Amends sec. 6a of 1978 PA 472 (MCL 4.416a).
HB 4427 of 2013
referred 3/12/2013
Elections and Ethics
Smiley, CharlesCampaign finance; other; candidate solicitations in state facilities; prohibit. Amends 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.201 - 169.282) by adding sec. 57a.
HB 4428 of 2013
referred 3/12/2013
Elections and Ethics
Slavens, DianState financing and management; purchasing; gifts by state contractors to certain governmental officials; limit. Amends 1984 PA 431 (MCL 18.1101 - 18.1594) by adding sec. 264a.
HB 4429 of 2013
referred 3/12/2013
Elections and Ethics
Lamonte, ColleneOccupations; lobbyists; lobbyist and lobbying expenditure database; establish. Amends secs. 8 & 12 of 1978 PA 472 (MCL 4.418 & 4.422).
HB 4430 of 2013
referred 3/12/2013
Elections and Ethics
Brinks, WinnieElections; offenses; provision relating to penalty of perjury; expand to include a person who assists another person in committing perjury. Amends secs. 933 & 936 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.933 & 168.936).
HB 4431 of 2013
referred 3/12/2013
Elections and Ethics
Brinks, WinnieElections; offenses; penalty imposed for perjury; increase. Amends sec. 936 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.936)
HB 4432 of 2013
referred 3/12/2013
Elections and Ethics
Brinks, WinnieCampaign finance; contributions and expenditures; candidates changing political party affiliation; require to return campaign contributions including interest to contributor. Amends 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.201 - 169.282) by adding sec. 45a.
HB 4433 of 2013
referred 3/12/2013
Elections and Ethics
Brinks, WinnieElections; candidates; candidates changing political party affiliation before filing deadline; permit political party to select a replacement candidate under certain circumstances. Amends 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.1 - 168.992) by adding sec. 550a.
HB 4434 of 2013
referred 3/12/2013
Elections and Ethics
Brinks, WinnieElections; candidates; residency requirement for state senate and state representative candidates; modify. Amends sec. 161 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.161). TIE BAR WITH: HJR P'13
HB 4435 of 2013
referred 3/12/2013
Elections and Ethics
Brinks, WinnieElections; candidates; filing of nominating petition, qualifying petition, filing fee, affidavit of candidacy, or affidavit of identity; require certain candidates to appear in person and present proper picture identification. Amends sec. 558 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.558).
HB 4469 of 2013
referred 3/19/2013
Elections and Ethics
Abed, TheresaPublic employees and officers; ethics; financial disclosure report; require certain candidates for elective office and state and local officials to file. Creates new act.
HB 4470 of 2013
referred 3/19/2013
Elections and Ethics
Dianda, ScottPublic employees and officers; ethics; executive branch officials and employees ethics act; create. Creates new act & repeals 1968 PA 318 (MCL 15.301 - 15.310) & 1973 PA 196 (MCL 15.341 - 15.348).
HB 4477 of 2013
referred 3/19/2013
Elections and Ethics
Schor, AndyElections; polling places; an elector taking a photograph of himself or herself in a polling place; authorize. Amends 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.1 - 168.992) by adding sec. 736h.5/14/2013
HB 4478 of 2013 (PA 79 of 2014)
referred 3/19/2013
Elections and Ethics
Schor, AndyElections; voters; signature stamp; allow use of, define physical disability, and permit the legislature to provide the content of certain ballot questions. Amends secs. 32, 500 & 501 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.32 et seq.) & adds secs. 19 & 755a. TIE BAR WITH: HB 5254'14, HB 5255'145/14/2013 5/21/2013Reported with recommendation on 5/21/2013
HB 4479 of 2013
referred 3/19/2013
Elections and Ethics
Schor, AndyCampaign finance; violations; payment of late filing fee for annual statement; allow to be paid from committee funds. Amends sec. 35 of 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.235).5/14/2013
HB 4506 of 2013
referred 4/9/2013
Elections and Ethics
Geiss, Douglas A.Public employees and officers; other; eligibility criteria; prohibit a person who has outstanding criminal fines from election to office. Amends 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.1 - 168.992) by adding sec. 938a.
HB 4507 of 2013
referred 4/9/2013
Elections and Ethics
Geiss, Douglas A.Campaign finance; contributions and expenditures; general amendments; provide for. Amends secs. 15, 16, 22, 26, 28, 29, 33, 35, 41, 42, 52, 55 & 57 of 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.215 et seq.) & adds secs. 43a & 48.
HB 4615 of 2013
referred 4/24/2013
Elections and Ethics
Walsh, John J.Education; intermediate school districts; timing and manner for submitting regional enhancement property tax question to the intermediate school electors in certain large intermediate school districts; modify. Amends sec. 705 of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.705).
HB 4658 of 2013
referred 5/2/2013
Elections and Ethics
Johnson, JoelLibraries; district; summary of ballot language regarding district library millages; require on notice of close of registration. Amends secs. 18 & 21 of 1989 PA 24 (MCL 397.188 & 397.191).
HB 4693 of 2013
referred 5/2/2013
Elections and Ethics
Price, AmandaElections; election officials; methods to convey election night results; modify. Amends secs. 809 & 821 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.809 & 168.821) & adds sec. 806b.2/4/2014
HB 4780 of 2013
referred 5/28/2013
Elections and Ethics
LaVoy, BillElections; local; village elections; clarify allocation of costs to conduct elections. Amends sec. 642 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.642).
HB 4817 of 2013
referred 6/11/2013
Elections and Ethics
McCann, SeanLegislature; apportionment; citizens redistricting commission; create. Creates new act & repeals 1996 PA 463 (MCL 4.261 - 4.265), 1999 PA 221 (MCL 3.61 - 3.64) & 1999 PA 222 (MCL 3.71 - 3.75). TIE BAR WITH: HJR T'13
HB 4824 of 2013
referred 6/12/2013
Elections and Ethics
Poleski, EarlElections; offenses; penalties for promising, providing, or accepting valuable consideration to run or not to run for political office; provide for. Amends 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.1 - 168.992) by adding sec. 931c.
HB 4825 of 2013
referred 6/12/2013
Elections and Ethics
Kesto, KlintElections; candidates; candidates to indicate certain felony convictions on the affidavit of identity; require. Amends sec. 558 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.558).1/21/2014 1/28/2014Reported with recommendation as substitute (H-2) on 1/28/2014
HB 4833 of 2013 (PA 406 of 2014)
referred 6/13/2013
Elections and Ethics
Heise, KurtElections; recounts; recount deposit; increase. Amends secs. 867 & 881 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.867 & 168.881).6/18/2013Reported with recommendation as substitute (H-4) on 6/18/2013
HB 4843 of 2013
referred 6/13/2013
Elections and Ethics
Forlini, Anthony G.Campaign finance; other; automated campaign telephone calls; require to identify entity making or paying for call. Amends 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.201 - 169.282) by adding sec. 48.
HB 4878 of 2013
referred 6/20/2013
Elections and Ethics
Jacobsen, Bradford C.Elections; polling places; super voter precincts; require secretary of state to establish pilot project, permit certain election precinct consolidations, permit certain county clerks to conduct election administration duties for local governments, and require the secretary of state to establish a pilot project allowing the bureau of elections to handle the qualified voter file list maintenance. Amends sec. 509o of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.509o) & adds secs. 645a, 659a & 661a.10/22/2013, 10/29/2013Reported with recommendation as substitute (H-2) on 10/29/2013
HB 4883 of 2013
referred 6/20/2013
Elections and Ethics
Cavanagh, PhilElections; ballots; order of candidates and proposals on the ballot; revise. Amends secs. 697 & 699 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.697 & 168.699); adds sec. 696a & repeals sec. 706 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.706).
HB 4887 of 2013
referred 6/20/2013
Elections and Ethics
Lauwers, DanProperty tax; millage; millage elections; limit to November general election. Amends sec. 24f of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.24f).10/29/2013 11/5/2013
HB 4938 of 2013
referred 9/3/2013
Elections and Ethics
Knezek, DavidElections; voting procedures; list of eligible state identification cards to identify electors when voting; expand. Amends sec. 523 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.523).
HB 4947 of 2013
referred 9/4/2013
Elections and Ethics
McCann, SeanElections; scheduling; election of state senator or state representative if a major political party candidate vacancy occurs before the general November election; revise. Amends secs. 169, 170 & 173 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.169 et seq.) & adds sec. 169a. TIE BAR WITH: HJR X'13
HB 5093 of 2013
referred 10/22/2013
Elections and Ethics
Cavanagh, PhilElections; other; use of filing fee for office of state senator or representative; modify. Amends sec. 163 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.163).
HB 5113 of 2013
referred 10/29/2013
Elections and Ethics
Price, AmandaPublic employees and officers; ethics; contracts between educational institutions and public servants; revise prohibitions. Amends sec. 3 of 1968 PA 317 (MCL 15.323).
HB 5115 of 2013
referred 10/30/2013
Elections and Ethics
Lyons, Lisa PosthumusEducation; other; definition of special school election; modify, and require school elections for a millage, sinking fund, or bond to be held in August or November. Amends sec. 6 of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.6). TIE BAR WITH: HB 5116'1311/5/2013
HB 5116 of 2013
referred 10/30/2013
Elections and Ethics
Lyons, Lisa PosthumusElections; school; election for a millage, sinking fund, or bond; require to be held in August or November. Amends secs. 312 & 641 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.312 & 168.641). TIE BAR WITH: HB 5115'1311/5/2013
HB 5152 of 2013 (PA 94 of 2014)
referred 11/14/2013
Elections and Ethics
Lyons, Lisa PosthumusElections; other; general amendments; provide for. Amends secs. 209, 239, 269, 311, 370, 370a, 386, 388, 409l, 424, 444, 467m, 509gg, 544c, 558 & 659 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.209 et seq.).2/4/2014 2/11/2014Reported with recommendation as substitute (H-2) on 2/11/2014
HB 5164 of 2013
referred 12/4/2013
Elections and Ethics
Schor, AndyCampaign finance; advertising; issue advertisements; require disclosure. Amends 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.201 - 169.282) by adding sec. 48.
HB 5222 of 2014
referred 1/15/2014
Elections and Ethics
Forlini, Anthony G.Campaign finance; statements and reports; period when disclosure is required for issue ads; change to 60 days before all elections. Amends sec. 47 of 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.247).1/28/2014 2/11/2014Reported with recommendation as substitute (H-1) on 2/11/2014
HB 5283 of 2014
referred 2/6/2014
Elections and Ethics
Lane, MarilynElections; other; use of filing fee for county offices and for office of state senator or representative; modify. Amends secs. 163, 193, 224 & 254 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.163 et seq.).
HB 5316 of 2014
referred 2/12/2014
Elections and Ethics
Schor, AndyElections; 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).
HB 5331 of 2014
referred 2/18/2014
Elections and Ethics
Leonard, TomCampaign finance; public funding; use of public funding in a primary election by a candidate that is unopposed; prohibit. Amends sec. 64 of 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.264).
HB 5337 of 2014
referred 2/18/2014
Elections and Ethics
Cotter, KevinElections; other; filing fee for candidates to township offices; permit. Amends secs. 349 & 351 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.349 & 168.351).
HB 5344 of 2014
referred 2/20/2014
Elections and Ethics
Lori, MattElections; other; interstate compact to elect president by national popular vote; establish. Creates new act.
HB 5381 of 2014
referred 3/4/2014
Elections and Ethics
Townsend, JimLocal government; other; local governments awarding contracts to vendors that made political contributions in the previous 12-month period; prohibit. Creates new act.
HB 5395 of 2014
referred 3/6/2014
Elections and Ethics
Schor, AndyElections; candidates; recognized diminutive for a candidate's given name, middle name, or surname; allow to be included on a ballot. Amends sec. 560b of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.560b).
HB 5584 of 2014
referred 5/20/2014
Elections and Ethics
Lyons, Lisa PosthumusElections; scheduling; February regular election date; eliminate. Amends secs. 570a, 641, 642, 642a, 963 & 970e of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.570a et seq.) & repeals sec. 322 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.322).
HB 5620 of 2014
referred 6/4/2014
Elections and Ethics
Oakes, Stacy ErwinElections; offenses; penalties for providing false information to voters; provide for. Amends 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.1 - 168.992) by adding sec. 931b.
HB 5633 of 2014
referred 6/4/2014
Elections and Ethics
Roberts, SarahElections; 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.).
HB 5634 of 2014
referred 6/4/2014
Elections and Ethics
Knezek, DavidElections; absent voters; counting and tabulating of overseas and military voters' absentee ballots postmarked by the close of the polls on election day; allow. Amends sec. 759a of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.759a).
HB 5635 of 2014
referred 6/4/2014
Elections and Ethics
Knezek, DavidElections; absent voters; electronic return of absentee ballots by members of the military; allow. Amends sec. 759a of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.759a).
HB 5667 of 2014 (PA 464 of 2014)
referred 6/12/2014
Elections and Ethics
Lyons, Lisa PosthumusElections; voting equipment; selection of electronic voting system to be used in the county; clarify. Amends sec. 4 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.4) & adds sec. 771a.9/30/2014 12/9/2014Reported with recommendation on 12/9/2014
HB 5693 of 2014
referred 6/12/2014
Elections and Ethics
Knezek, DavidElections; voting procedures; election by mail; implement. Amends sec. 726 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.726) & adds secs. 750a & 750b.
HB 5737 of 2014
referred 8/27/2014
Elections and Ethics
Darany, George T.Elections; precinct delegates; filing deadline for write-in candidates for precinct delegate; modify. Amends sec. 737a of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.737a).
HB 5787 of 2014
referred 9/10/2014
Elections and Ethics
Hobbs, RudyElections; 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: HB 5788'14
HB 5788 of 2014
referred 9/10/2014
Elections and Ethics
Hobbs, RudyTraffic control; driver license; resident address on driver license or personal identification card 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: HB 5787'14
HB 5789 of 2014
referred 9/10/2014
Elections and Ethics
Hobbs, RudyElections; registration; same-day voter registration; allow. Amends secs. 491, 497 & 497a of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.491 et seq.) & adds sec. 499e.
HB 5790 of 2014
referred 9/10/2014
Elections and Ethics
Hobbs, RudyHousing; landlord and tenants; voter registration information for tenants; require owner to provide upon occupancy. Amends title & sec. 16 of 1972 PA 348 (MCL 554.616).
HB 5855 of 2014
referred 9/23/2014
Elections and Ethics
Darany, George T.Elections; election officials; precinct inspectors tallying precinct delegate ballots separately; change from mandatory to permissive. Amends sec. 761a of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.761a).
HB 5875 of 2014
referred 10/1/2014
Elections and Ethics
LaVoy, BillElections; judicial; withdrawal date for judicial candidates; modify. Amends secs. 409c, 414, 434 & 467d of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.409c et seq.).
HB 5919 of 2014
referred 11/6/2014
Elections and Ethics
Irwin, JeffElections; petitions; process for counting duplicate petition signatures; provide for, and eliminate penalties. Amends secs. 303, 386, 482, 544c, 590h, 685, 957 & 958 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.303 et seq.); adds secs. 482a & 547 & repeals sec. 547a of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.547a).
HB 5955 of 2014
referred 11/13/2014
Elections and Ethics
MacMaster, GregElections; candidates; candidates for governor, state senator, and state representative nominated at party conventions rather than at primary elections; require. Amends secs. 59, 68, 169, 179, 534 & 570 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.59 et seq.); adds secs. 52a, 54a, 56a, 162a, 164a & 166a & repeals secs. 52 to 58 & 162 to 168 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.52 et seq.).
HB 5956 of 2014
referred 11/13/2014
Elections and Ethics
MacMaster, GregElections; primary; closed primaries; require. Amends secs. 495, 500a, 509q, 509gg, 523, 570 & 576 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.495 et seq.); adds sec. 495b & repeals sec. 615c of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.615c).
HB 5974 of 2014
referred 11/13/2014
Elections and Ethics
Lund, PeteElections; other; allocation of electoral votes; revise. Amends sec. 42 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.42).11/17/2014 12/2/2014
SB 0283 of 2013
referred 5/22/2013
Elections and Ethics
Meekhof, ArlanCampaign finance; contributions and expenditures; annual signature requirement for political action committees checkoff for payroll deductions; eliminate. Amends sec. 55 of 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.255).6/18/2013Reported with recommendation on 6/18/2013
SB 0440 of 2013 (PA 0258 of 2013)
referred 11/14/2013
Elections and Ethics
Robertson, DavidCampaign finance; statements and reports; threshold for candidate committee to file electronically; reduce. Amends sec. 18 of 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.218).12/3/2013 12/10/2013Reported with recommendation on 12/10/2013
SB 0441 of 2013 (PA 0259 of 2013)
referred 11/14/2013
Elections and Ethics
Robertson, DavidCampaign finance; statements and reports; electronic filing and internet disclosure system; allow counties to adopt. Amends 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.201 - 169.282) by adding sec. 18a.12/3/2013 12/10/2013Reported with recommendation on 12/10/2013
SB 0546 of 2013 (PA 0131 of 2014)
referred 10/16/2013
Elections and Ethics
Robertson, DavidLibraries; other; election of library boards; modify, and make other general revisions. Amends secs. 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10, 10a, 10c, 11, 14, 15 & 16 of 1877 PA 164 (MCL 397.202 et seq.).4/29/2014Reported with recommendation on 4/29/2014
SB 0661 of 2013 (PA 0252 of 2013)
referred 11/14/2013
Elections and Ethics
Meekhof, ArlanCampaign finance; contributions and expenditures; general amendments; provide for. Amends secs. 4, 6, 26, 33, 46, 47, 52, 52a, 55 & 69 of 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.204 et seq.).12/3/2013 12/10/2013Reported with recommendation as amended on 12/10/2013
SB 1159 of 2014
referred 12/11/2014
Elections and Ethics
Richardville, RandyElections; primary; presidential primary election date; revise. Amends sec. 613a of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.613a). TIE BAR WITH: SB 1160'14SB 1159
SB 1160 of 2014
referred 12/11/2014
Elections and Ethics
Richardville, RandyElections; primary; presidential primary election date; revise. Amends sec. 641 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.641). TIE BAR WITH: SB 1159'1412/16/14
SB 1167 of 2014 (PA 0418 of 2014)
referred 12/11/2014
Elections and Ethics
Robertson, DavidElections; petitions; requirement for petition circulators to be registered electors; eliminate, and remove reference to circuit court commissioner. Amends sec. 544c of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.544c) & repeals sec. 208 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.208). TIE BAR WITH: SB 1161'14, SB 1163'14, SB 1164'14, SB 1165'14, SB 1166'1412/16/2014Reported with recommendation as substitute (H-1) on 12/16/2014
HJR I of 2013
referred 2/6/2013
Elections and Ethics
Townsend, JimLegislature; apportionment; redistricting; create a legislative and congressional redistricting commission. Amends secs. 2, 3 & 6, art. IV of the state constitution.
HJR O of 2013
referred 3/12/2013
Elections and Ethics
Lamonte, ColleneCampaign finance; public disclosure; accountability and disclosure of corporate political and lobbying activities; include. Amends the state constitution by adding sec. 11 to art. II.
HJR P of 2013
referred 3/12/2013
Elections and Ethics
Brinks, WinnieElections; candidates; residency requirement for state senate and state representative candidates; modify. Amends sec. 7, art. IV of the state constitution.
HJR T of 2013
referred 6/11/2013
Elections and Ethics
McCann, SeanLegislature; apportionment; independent citizens redistricting commission; create. Amends secs. 2, 3 & 6, art. IV of the state constitution.
HJR U of 2013
referred 6/12/2013
Elections and Ethics
Haveman, JoeLegislature; legislators; term limits; modify. Amends sec. 54, art. IV of the state constitution.
HJR X of 2013
referred 9/4/2013
Elections and Ethics
McCann, SeanElections; scheduling; election of state senator or state representative if a major political party candidate vacancy occurs before the general November election; revise. Amends sec. 5, art. II, secs. 2 & 3, art. IV & sec. 2, art. XI of the state constitution.
HJR GG of 2014
referred 5/28/2014
Elections and Ethics
McBroom, EdEducation; board members; state board of education; require members to be elected from single-member districts. Amends sec. 3, art. VIII of the state constitution.6/4/2014Reported with recommendation on 6/4/2014
HJR NN of 2014
referred 9/30/2014
Elections and Ethics
McMillin, TomLegislature; other; constitutional amendment imposing term limits on members of congress; petition congress to call a convention. Petitions congress to propose amendment to constitution of the United States.
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