SUMMARY OF BILL
REPORTED FROM COMMITTEE
Senate Bill 44 would amend the Michigan Election Law to require a statewide presidential primary election to be conducted on the third Tuesday in March, instead of the fourth Tuesday in February, in each presidential election year.
Senate Bill 45 would amend the Election Law to move the February regular election date from the fourth Tuesday in February to the third Tuesday in March, in each presidential election year when a statewide presidential primary was held.
The bills are tie-barred. Each bill would take effect 90 days after the date it was enacted.
168.641 (S.B. 45)
The bills would have no fiscal impact on State or local government.
This analysis was prepared by nonpartisan Senate staff for use by the Senate in its deliberations and does not constitute an official statement of legislative intent.