SB-0044, As Passed Senate, February 19, 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SENATE BILL No. 44

 

(as amended February 18, 2015)

 

January 28, 2015, Introduced by Senator ROBERTSON and referred to the Committee on Elections and Government Reform.

 

 

 

     A bill to amend 1954 PA 116, entitled

 

"Michigan election law,"

 

by amending section 613a (MCL 168.613a), as amended by 2011 PA 163.

 

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:

 

     Sec. 613a. (1) A statewide presidential primary election shall

 

be conducted under this act on the fourth [SECOND] Tuesday in February

 

March in each presidential election year.

 

     (2) A political party that received 5% or less of the total

 

vote cast nationwide for the office of president in the last

 

presidential election shall not participate in the presidential

 

primary election.

 

     (3) Except as otherwise provided in sections 614a to 616a,

 

624g, 759a, 759c, and 879a, the statewide presidential primary

 

election shall be conducted under the provisions of this act that

 

govern the conduct of general primary elections.


 

     Enacting section 1. This amendatory act takes effect 90 days

 

after the date it is enacted into law.

 

     Enacting section 2. This amendatory act does not take effect

 

unless Senate Bill No.45                                     

 

          of the 98th Legislature is enacted into law.