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Committee(s) Elections
ChairSen. Ruth Johnson
Clerk NameHeather Dorbeck
Clerk Phone517.373.5323
LocationHarry T. Gast Appropriations Room, 3rd Floor, Capitol Building, 100 S. Capitol Avenue, Lansing, MI 48933
DateWednesday, 5/19/2021
Time2:00 PM
Time Notes
AgendaSB 275 (Sen. Jim Runestad) Elections: audits; use of video recording devices to record election audit proceedings; authorize, and allow live video coverage of the tabulation of ballots.

SB 276 (Sen. Jim Runestad) Elections: other; election inspectors, election challengers, and poll watchers photographing and videotaping the tabulating of votes; authorize.

SB 288 (Sen. Jon C. Bumstead) Elections: audits; election inspectors for an election audit; require, allow political party observers at an election audit, and require the secretary of state to live video stream an election audit.

SB 296 (Sen. Ed McBroom) Elections: canvassing; number of members on a board of county canvassers based on population; provide for.

SB 297 (Sen. Ed McBroom) Elections: canvassing; board of county canvassers approving assistants employed for canvassing; require, and require at least one member of the board of county canvassers from each major political party be present when canvassing the returns of votes.

SB 298 (Sen. Ed McBroom) Elections: election officials; deadline for certificate of determination by board of county canvassers; extend.

SB 299 (Sen. Dale W. Zorn) Elections: election officials; deadline for reporting of election results; extend.

And any other business properly before the committee.


In the spirit of compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), individuals with a disability should feel free to contact the Senate Business Office by phone [(517) 373-1675] or email senbusinessoffice@senate.michigan.gov if requesting special services to effectively participate in the meeting.

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