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