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Committee Home Page: Elections and Ethics
Chair: Ann Bollin
Clerk Phone: 5173731260
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Bill/ResolutionCommitteeSponsorSubjectMeetingsStatus
HB 4001 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Hornberger, PamelaLegislature: legislators; voting on bills when a conflict of interest exists; prohibit. Amends 1968 PA 318 (MCL 15.301 - 15.310) by adding sec. 8a. TIE BAR WITH: HB 4682'21, HB 4683'212021-04-20, 2021-04-27referred 1/13/2021 reported with recommendation with substitute (H-4)
HB 4062 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Sowerby, WilliamPublic employees and officers: ethics; financial disclosure report; require certain candidates for executive office to file. Creates new act.referred 1/28/2021
HB 4090 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Yancey, TenishaPublic employees and officers: ethics; financial disclosure report; require certain candidates for judicial office to file. Creates new act.referred 2/3/2021
HB 4127 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Hall, MattElections: election officials; procedure to remove certain electors listed on the qualified voter file with unknown dates of birth; provide for. Amends sec. 510 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.510).2021-02-09, 2021-02-16, 2021-02-23referred 2/4/2021 reported with recommendation with substitute (H-2)
HB 4128 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Calley, JulieElections: election officials; procedure to remove certain electors listed on the qualified voter file who have not recently voted; provide for. Amends sec. 509bb of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.509bb).2021-02-09, 2021-02-16, 2021-02-23referred 2/4/2021 reported with recommendation with substitute (H-2)
HB 4129 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Marino, SteveElections: election officials; list of local clerks who are not current with continuing election education training; require secretary of state to post on department of state website. Amends 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.1 - 168.992) by adding sec. 33a.2021-02-09, 2021-02-16, 2021-02-23referred 2/4/2021 reported with recommendation without amendment
HB 4130 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Koleszar, MattOccupations: lobbyists; deadlines for lobby reports; modify. Amends Sec. 8 of 1978 PA 472 (MCL 4.418).2021-02-09, 2021-02-16, 2021-02-23referred 2/4/2021 reported with recommendation without amendment
HB 4131 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Sabo, TerryCampaign finance: statements and reports; timeline for review of campaign finance statements or reports; modify. Amends sec. 16 of 1976 PA 388 (MCL 168.216).2021-02-09, 2021-02-16, 2021-02-23referred 2/4/2021 reported with recommendation with substitute (H-3)
HB 4132 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Wendzel, PaulineElections: offenses; certain felonies involving absent voter ballot applications; create. Amends sec. 759 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.759).2021-02-09, 2021-02-16, 2021-02-23referred 2/4/2021 referred 2/23/2021
HB 4133 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Bollin, AnnCriminal procedure: sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for certain Michigan election law violations dealing with absent voter ballot applications; provide for. Amends sec. 11d, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.11d). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4132'212021-02-09, 2021-02-16, 2021-02-23referred 2/4/2021 referred 2/23/2021
HB 4134 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Bollin, AnnElections: other; precinct size; increase, allow precinct consolidation at certain elections, and require clerks to maintain a permanent absent voter list. Amends secs. 658, 659 & 661 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.658 et seq.) & adds sec. 759e.2021-02-09, 2021-02-16, 2021-02-23referred 2/4/2021 reported with recommendation with substitute (H-1)
HB 4135 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Bollin, AnnElections: absent voters; absent voting counting boards in cities and townships with more than 1 election precinct; require. Amends sec. 765a of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.765a).2021-02-09, 2021-02-16, 2021-02-23referred 2/4/2021 reported with recommendation without amendment
HB 4163 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Berman, RyanCampaign finance: advertising; address requirement on campaign material; remove. Amends sec. 47 of 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.247).referred 2/4/2021
HB 4168 of 2021Elections and Ethics
LaGrand, DavidPublic employees and officers: ethics; former members of the legislature; prohibit from engaging in certain lobbying activities for a period of time. Amends sec. 6a of 1978 PA 472 (MCL 4.416a).referred 2/9/2021
HB 4192 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Hornberger, PamelaElections: candidates; appointment of individual as candidate to fill a vacant office on the ballot; prohibit if the individual is a candidate for any other office on the same ballot. Amends secs. 326, 352 & 381 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.326 et seq.) & adds sec. 326a.2021-06-15referred 2/10/2021
HB 4196 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Hornberger, PamelaCampaign finance: campaign practices; automated campaign telephone calls; require to identify who paid for call. Amends 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.201 - 169.282) by adding sec. 48.2021-06-15referred 2/10/2021
HB 4200 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Slagh, BradleyElections: initiative and referendum; time frame to review initiative petitions; clarify. Amends sec. 477 of 1954 PA 116 (CL 168.477).2021-03-16, 2021-04-13referred 2/10/2021 reported with recommendation with substitute (H-1)
HB 4276 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Anthony, SarahRecords: other; reporting of pre-incarceration address of incarcerated individuals by the department of corrections for voting district population counts; require. Creates new act.per Rule 2/23/2021
HB 4282 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Calley, JulieElections: candidates; candidate filing fee in lieu of nominating petitions for the office of state senator or state representative; make nonrefundable. Amends sec. 163 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.163).2021-03-02, 2021-03-10referred 2/23/2021 reported with recommendation without amendment
HB 4283 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Sabo, TerryElections: candidates; candidate filing fee in lieu of nominating petitions for the office of county commissioner; make nonrefundable. Amends secs. 11 & 11a of 1966 PA 261 (MCL 46.411 & 46.411a).2021-03-02, 2021-03-10referred 2/23/2021 reported with recommendation without amendment
HB 4284 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Koleszar, MattElections: candidates; candidate filing fee in lieu of nominating petitions for county offices; make nonrefundable. Amends secs. 193 & 254 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.193 & 168.254).2021-03-02, 2021-03-10referred 2/23/2021 reported with recommendation without amendment
HB 4285 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Bollin, AnnElections: candidates; candidate filing fee in lieu of nominating petitions for township offices; make nonrefundable. Amends sec. 349 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.349).2021-03-02, 2021-03-10referred 2/23/2021 reported with recommendation without amendment
HB 4305 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Johnson, StevenCampaign finance: campaign practices; requirement to report the number of people in attendance at a campaign fundraiser; eliminate. Amends sec. 26 of 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.226).2021-06-15, 2021-06-22referred 2/23/2021 reported with recommendation without amendment
HB 4319 of 2021Elections and Ethics
LaFave, BeauElections: other; electoral votes; require to be chosen from each congressional district. Amends sec. 42 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.42). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4320'212021-04-20referred 2/23/2021
HB 4320 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Yaroch, JeffElections: other; electoral votes; require to be chosen from each congressional district. Amends sec. 45 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.45). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4319'212021-04-20referred 2/23/2021
HB 4323 of 2021Elections and Ethics
LaGrand, DavidPublic employees and officers: ethics; financial disclosure report; require state representatives to file. Creates new act.referred 2/24/2021
HB 4344 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Rabhi, YousefPublic employees and officers: ethics; financial disclosure report; require individuals serving on and candidates for the state board of education to file. Creates new act.referred 2/24/2021
HB 4360 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Hope, KaraElections: offenses; circulator misrepresenting the contents of a ballot question or recall petition; prohibit, and establish penalties. Amends 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.1 - 168.992) by adding secs. 484a & 956a.referred 2/25/2021
HB 4361 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Haadsma, JimElections: absent voters; permanent absent voter list; require Amends 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.1 - 168.992) by adding sec. 759e.referred 2/25/2021
HB 4362 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Kuppa, PadmaElections: absent voters; absent voter ballot process; revise. Amends secs. 661, 759, 759a, 761, 764a, 765, 765a, 765b, 766 & 767 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.661 et seq.); adds secs. 759e, 764e, 766a & 766b & repeals sec. 14b of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.14b).referred 2/25/2021
HB 4367 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Hope, KaraCampaign finance: committees; definitions of committee and information required on committee campaign statement; revise. Amends secs. 3 & 26 of 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.203 & 169.226).referred 2/25/2021
HB 4425 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Green, PhilElections: political parties; state political party to change name to affiliated national political party; allow. Amends 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.1 - 168.992) by adding sec. 685a.2021-06-15, 2021-06-22referred 3/3/2021 reported with recommendation with substitute (H-1)
HB 4426 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Green, PhilEducation: board members; state board of education; require members to be selected from districts. Amends sec. 282a of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.282a) & adds sec. 282b.referred 3/3/2021
HB 4464 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Marino, StevePublic employees and officers: ethics; members of the state board of ethics; revise eligibility and recusal requirements. Amends sec. 4 of 1973 PA 196 (MCL 15.344). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4465'21referred 3/9/2021
HB 4465 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Marino, StevePublic employees and officers: ethics; conflicts of interest; expand to immediate family members of public employees and officers and to members of the state board of ethics and their immediate family members. Amends title & sec. 2 of 1973 PA 196 (MCL 15.342).referred 3/9/2021
HB 4491 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Fink, AndrewElections: election officials; authority for county clerks to remove deceased individuals from the qualified voter file; provide for. Amends sec. 509o & 510 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.509o & 168.510).2021-03-23, 2021-04-13referred 3/11/2021 reported with recommendation with substitute (H-1)
HB 4492 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Bollin, AnnElections: polling places; polling place locations; expand. Amends sec. 662 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.662).2021-03-16, 2021-04-13referred 3/11/2021 reported with recommendation with substitute (H-1)
HB 4503 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Huizenga, MarkPublic employees and officers: other; individuals holding multiple local elected offices; prohibit under certain circumstances. Amends title & sec. 2 of 1978 PA 566 (MCL 15.182).referred 3/11/2021
HB 4510 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Johnson, StevenElections: polling places; an elector taking a photograph of himself or herself in a polling place or taking a photograph of his or her election ballot in a polling booth or election compartment; allow, and allow an absent voter to take a photograph of his or her election ballot. Amends secs. 579 & 738 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.579 & 168.738) & adds secs. 736h & 763.referred 3/11/2021
HB 4511 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Hornberger, PamelaElections: election officials; prohibition against an elected or appointed official's name and certain contact information on ballot-related materials; modify. Amends sec. 931a of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.931a).referred 3/16/2021
HB 4528 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Posthumus, BryanElections: challengers; training requirements for election challengers; provide for. Amends secs. 31, 683 & 730 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.31 et seq.) & adds sec. 730a.2021-03-23, 2021-04-13referred 3/16/2021 referred 4/13/2021
HB 4530 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Calley, JulieElections: scheduling; primary election to be held in June; provide for, and eliminate May and August regular election dates. Amends secs. 3, 52, 53, 92, 93, 132, 133, 162, 163, 192, 193, 253, 254, 322, 345, 349, 370, 409a, 412, 432, 433, 467a, 534, 535, 551, 559, 591, 592, 598, 611, 623a, 641, 642, 642a, 686a, 737a, 821, 963 & 970e of 1954 PA 116 (MCL m168.3 et seq.).2021-03-23, 2021-04-13referred 3/17/2021 reported with recommendation with substitute (H-1)
HB 4531 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Filler, GrahamElections: scheduling; reference to May election date in the revised school code; remove. Amends secs. 702 & 703 of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.702 & 380.703). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4530'212021-03-23, 2021-04-13referred 3/17/2021 reported with recommendation with substitute (H-1)
HB 4532 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Whitsett, KarenElections: scheduling; reference to August primary election in 1851 PA 156; revise to June primary election. Amends sec. 16c of 1851 PA 156 (MCL 46.16c). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4530'212021-03-23, 2021-04-13referred 3/17/2021 reported with recommendation with substitute (H-1)
HB 4533 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Puri, Ranjeev Elections: scheduling; reference to August primary election in the revised judicature act of 1961; revise to June primary election. Amends secs. 550, 550a, 805, 8175 & 8176 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.550 et seq.). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4530'212021-03-23, 2021-04-13referred 3/17/2021 reported with recommendation with substitute (H-1)
HB 4612 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Filler, GrahamPublic employees and officers: ethics; financial disclosure report; require state senators to file. Creates new act.referred 4/13/2021
HB 4613 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Huizenga, MarkPublic employees and officers: ethics; financial disclosure report; require candidates for the office of state senator to file. Creates new act.referred 4/13/2021
HB 4614 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Calley, JuliePublic employees and officers: ethics; financial disclosure report; require for the office of state representative to file. Creates new act.referred 4/13/2021
HB 4615 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Marino, StevePublic employees and officers: ethics; financial disclosure report; require individuals serving on and candidates for governing boards of universities to file. Creates new act.referred 4/13/2021
HB 4642 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Marino, SteveElections: candidates; nominating petition filing deadline for certain candidates for August 2022 primary election; modify. Amends secs. 53, 133, 163, 551 & 552 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.53 et seq.).referred 4/15/2021
HB 4643 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Hood, RachelCounties: boards and commissions; deadline for filing nomination petitions or filing fees for county commissioners; modify. Amends sec. 11 of 1966 PA 261 (MCL 46.411).referred 4/15/2021
HB 4680 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Fink, AndrewLegislature: other; committee to enforce ethics; create. Amends title & sec. 7 of 1968 PA 318 (MCL 15.307). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4682'21, HB 4683'21, HB 4685'21, HB 4681'212021-05-04, 2021-05-11referred 4/21/2021 reported with recommendation with substitute (H-1)
HB 4681 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Tate, JosephCivil rights: open meetings; legislative committee to enforce ethics; exempt from open meetings. Amends sec. 2 of 1976 PA 267 (MCL 15.262).2021-05-04, 2021-05-11referred 4/21/2021 reported with recommendation without amendment
HB 4682 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Roth, JohnLegislature: legislators; conflict of interest prohibition; modify. Amends title & sec. 1 of 1968 PA 318 (MCL 15. 301). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4680'212021-05-04, 2021-05-11referred 4/21/2021 reported with recommendation with substitute (H-1)
HB 4683 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Beson, TimothyLegislature: other; provision related to conflict of interest; modify. Amends sec. 9 of 1968 PA 318 (MCL 15.309). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4001'21, HB 4680'212021-05-04, 2021-05-11referred 4/21/2021 reported with recommendation without amendment
HB 4684 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Bolden, Kyra HarrisLegislature: other; committee to enforce ethics; create. Amends 1968 PA 318 (MCL 15.301 - 15.310) by adding sec. 7a. TIE BAR WITH: HB 4680'212021-05-04, 2021-05-11referred 4/21/2021 reported with recommendation with substitute (H-1)
HB 4685 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Tisdel, MarkPublic employees and officers: ethics; financial disclosure report; require certain state officers to file. Creates new act. TIE BAR WITH: HB 4686'212021-05-04, 2021-05-11referred 4/21/2021 reported with recommendation with substitute (H-1)
HB 4686 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Shannon, NatePublic employees and officers: ethics; state board of ethics; require to accept and review state officer financial disclosure reports. Amends secs. 5 & 6 of 1973 PA 196 (MCL 15.345 & 15.346).2021-05-04, 2021-05-11referred 4/21/2021 reported with recommendation with substitute (H-1)
HB 4687 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Pohutsky, LauriePublic employees and officers: ethics; former members of the legislature; prohibit from engaging in certain lobbying activities for a period of time. Amends sec. 6a of 1978 PA 472 (MCL 4.416a).2021-04-27, 2021-05-04referred 4/21/2021 referred 5/4/2021
HB 4688 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Martin, DavidPublic employees and officers: ethics; former heads of principal departments of state government; prohibit from engaging in certain lobbying activities for a period of time. Amends 1978 PA 472 (MCL 4.411 - 4.431) by adding sec. 6b.2021-04-27, 2021-05-04referred 4/21/2021 referred 5/4/2021
HB 4689 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Schroeder, AndreaPublic employees and officers: ethics; state senators and representatives; prohibit from engaging in certain lobbying activities. Amends 1978 PA 472 (MCL 4.411 - 4.431) by adding sec. 6c.2021-04-27, 2021-05-04referred 4/21/2021 referred 5/4/2021
HB 4690 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Kahle, BronnaLegislature: other; definition of lobbyable officials; expand. Amends sec. 5 of 1978 PA 472 (MCL 4.415).2021-05-11, 2021-05-18referred 4/21/2021 reported with recommendation with substitute (H-1)
HB 4691 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Sabo, TerryLegislature: other; civil appointment of lobbyist agents; prohibit. Amends 1978 PA 472 (MCL 4.411 - 4.431) by adding sec. 7a.2021-05-11, 2021-05-18referred 4/21/2021 reported with recommendation with substitute (H-1)
HB 4692 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Scott, Helena Legislature: other; prohibition of gifts; modify. Amends sec. 11 of 1978 PA 472 (MCL 4.421).2021-04-27, 2021-05-04referred 4/21/2021 referred 5/4/2021
HB 4788 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Markkanen, GregoryVillages: general law; initiative for term limits of elected general law village officers; provide for. Amends 1895 PA 3 (MCL 61.1 - 74.25) by adding sec. 5b to ch. II.2021-06-15, 2021-06-22referred 5/5/2021 reported with recommendation without amendment
HB 4826 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Wendzel, PaulineElections: precinct delegates; deadline for a precinct delegate to file as a write-in candidate; modify. Amends sec. 737a of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.737a).referred 5/11/2021
HB 4837 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Lightner, SarahElections: qualified voter file; access to qualified voter file by organizations and nonaccredited election officials; prohibit. Amends secs. 509o & 509r of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.509o & 168.509r).2021-05-18, 2021-05-25, 2021-06-08, 2021-06-22referred 5/13/2021 reported with recommendation with substitute (H-2)
HB 4838 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Green, PhilElections: voting equipment; prohibiting connection of the electronic voting system and electronic poll book to the internet on election day; provide for. Amends secs. 668b & 795 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.668b & 168.795).2021-05-18, 2021-05-25, 2021-06-08referred 5/13/2021 reported with recommendation with substitute (H-1)
HB 4839 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Paquette, BradElections: absent voters; election options on absent voter ballot applications; modify and expand. Amends sec. 759 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.759).2021-05-18, 2021-05-25, 2021-06-08referred 5/13/2021 reported with recommendation with substitute (H-1)
HB 4840 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Borton, KenElections: ballots; record retention period for election ballots; extend, and provide for record retention period for electronic poll book software. Amends secs. 811 & 847 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.811 & 168.847).2021-05-18, 2021-05-25, 2021-06-22referred 5/13/2021 reported with recommendation with substitute (H-1)
HB 4845 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Farrington, DianaElections: other; secretary of state to conduct signature verification training for local clerks; require. Amends 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.1 - 168.992) by adding sec. 31b.2021-05-25, 2021-06-08referred 5/18/2021 reported with recommendation without amendment
HB 4876 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Alexander, JulieElections: election officials; election inspectors filing an affidavit indicating political party affiliation; require. Amends sec. 677 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.677).2021-05-25, 2021-09-14referred 5/18/2021 reported with recommendation with substitute (H-1)
HB 4883 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Johnson, StevenElections: political parties; requirement for members of a political party to pay dues in order to vote; prohibit. Amends 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.1 - 168.992) by adding sec. 612a.referred 5/19/2021
HB 4884 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Marino, SteveEducation: governing boards; process for removal of school board member or intermediate school board member; modify. Amends secs. 619 & 1107 of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.619 & 380.1107).referred 5/19/2021
HB 4885 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Yaroch, JeffLocal government: employees and officers; gubernatorial removal process of local government officers; modify. Amends secs. 207, 268, 327, 369 & 383 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.207 et seq.).referred 5/19/2021
HB 4897 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Calley, JulieElections: challengers; election challengers designated to a city or township clerk’s office or satellite office on election day; authorize. Amends secs. 730, 731 & 733 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.730 et seq.).2021-06-03, 2021-09-14referred 5/25/2021 reported with recommendation with substitute (H-1)
HB 4923 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Johnson, StevenElections: voters; definition of identification for election purposes; expand to include current concealed pistol license. Amends sec. 2 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.2).referred 5/26/2021
HB 4952 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Maddock, MattElections: absent voters; public access to absent voter counting boards; clarify and expand. Amends secs. 765a & 766 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.765a & 168.766) & adds secs. 801a & 801b.referred 6/1/2021
HB 4962 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Reilly, JohnElections: election officials; procedure for appointing election inspectors; modify. Amends secs. 674 & 677 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.674 & 168.677).referred 6/3/2021
HB 4963 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Carra, SteveElections: election officials; objective signature verification process; require secretary of state to create, clarify and expand the rights of election challengers, and require election inspectors to wear a name badge. Amends secs. 31 & 733 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.31 & 168.733) & adds sec. 672a.referred 6/3/2021
HB 4964 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Rendon, DaireElections: voting equipment; electronic voting systems being incapable of being connected to or operated on the internet; require. Amends sec. 795 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.795).referred 6/3/2021
HB 4965 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Griffin, BethElections: recounts; revisions to recount process; provide for, and provide for informational recounts. Amends secs. 862, 867, 871, 874 & 881 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.862 et seq.).referred 6/3/2021
HB 4966 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Eisen, GaryElections: election officials; certification procedures for boards of county canvassers; modify, and extend the ballot retention period. Amends secs. 201, 581, 811, 822, 842 & 847 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.201 et seq.) & adds sec. 841a.referred 6/3/2021
HB 4967 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Paquette, BradElections: ballots; security features on election ballots; require. Amends 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.1 - 168.992) by adding sec. 689a.referred 6/3/2021
HB 4995 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Steenland, RichardElections: ballot proposals; deadline to file petitions proposing an amendment to the constitution or an initiated law; modify. Amends secs. 471, 476 & 477 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.471 et seq.).referred 6/15/2021
HB 4996 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Schroeder, AndreaElections: special elections; special election to fill legislative vacancy; requires the governor to announce the dates to fill a vacancy in the legislature within 30 days of the vacancy. Amends secs. 178 & 634 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.178 & 168.634).referred 6/15/2021
HB 5167 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Kahle, BronnaElections: election officials; election officials accepting grants, gifts, or funding from private individuals or entities for conducting elections; prohibit. Amends 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.1 - 168.992) by adding sec. 946.referred 6/29/2021
HB 5186 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Hoitenga, MicheleElections: offenses; local governments accepting money or other consideration from individuals or entities for election related activities or election related equipment; prohibit. Amends 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.1 - 168.992) by adding sec. 946.referred 7/1/2021
HB 5189 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Steenland, RichardElections: election officials; master card voter registration file; make optional. Amends sec. 502 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.502).referred 7/1/2021
HB 5252 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Slagh, BradleyElections: ballot proposals; secretary of state to post on the department’s website a summary of and the date a ballot petition is received; require. Amends sec. 475 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.475).2021-09-21referred 7/14/2021
HB 5253 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Lightner, SarahElections: offenses; accepting a gift of money or goods from a nongovernmental entity for the purposes of obtaining election-related equipment; prohibit.referred 8/17/2021
HB 5254 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Lightner, SarahPublic employees and officers: state; accepting a gift of money or goods from a nongovernmental entity; prohibit.referred 8/17/2021
HB 5258 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Koleszar, MattElections: candidates; transmission of proof copies of the ballot to candidates; allow clerks to email.2021-09-21referred 8/17/2021
HB 5268 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Calley, JulieElections: absent voters; sending unsolicited absent voter ballot applications; prohibit.2021-09-21referred 8/17/2021
HB 5273 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Hertel, KevinCounties: charter; nonpartisan election of county executives; allow under certain circumstances.referred 8/18/2021
HB 5282 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Hope, KaraElections: offenses; intimidating an election inspector or preventing an election inspector from performing his or her duties; prohibit.referred 8/18/2021
HB 5288 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Beeler, AndrewElections: absent voters; use of a digital or electronic signature to sign an absent voter ballot application; prohibit. Amends sec. 759 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.759).2021-09-21referred 9/14/2021
HB 5335 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Damoose, JohnElections: challengers; requirements for election challengers; provide for. TIE BAR WITH: HB 4528'21referred 9/23/2021
HB 5336 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Anthony, SarahElections: voters; incarcerated individuals; allow to vote.referred 9/23/2021
HCR 0005 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Damoose, JohnA concurrent resolution to reaffirm states' rights under the United States Constitution to establish election laws.2021-05-11, 2021-05-18referred 3/24/2021 reported with recommendation without amendment
HJR A of 2021Elections and Ethics
Wentworth, JasonLegislature: legislators; requirements for bill passage; modify. Amends sec. 26, art. IV of the state constitution.2021-02-16, 2021-02-23referred 1/13/2021 reported with recommendation without amendment
HJR D of 2021Elections and Ethics
Lasinski, DonnaLegislature: legislators; legislator pay, term limits, and requirements for bill passage; modify. Amends secs. 16 & 27, art. IV of the state constitution.2021-05-11, 2021-05-18referred 4/21/2021 reported with recommendation with substitute (H-1)
HJR E of 2021Elections and Ethics
Hall, MattLegislature: other; application for a convention of the states under article V of the United States Constitution; provide for.referred 4/27/2021
HJR G of 2021Elections and Ethics
Calley, JulieConstitutional amendments: state; deadlines for proposed amendments to the state constitution; modify.referred 6/15/2021
HJR I of 2021Elections and Ethics
Koleszar, MattElections: primary; voting age at primary election; revise to 17 under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 1, art. II of the state constitution.referred 6/29/2021
HR 0081 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Tate, JosephA resolution to urge the United States Congress and the President of the United States to pass H.R. 1 or a similar policy measure to protect democracy, access, integrity, and security in this country's electoral system.referred 4/14/2021
HR 0114 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Koleszar, MattA resolution to affirm support for ballot Proposal 3 of 2018 that enhanced voting rights after it was approved by a wide majority of Michigan voters.referred 5/26/2021
SB 0008 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Wojno, PaulElections: absent voters; definition of United States Department of Defense verified electronic signature; provide for. Amends 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.1 - 168.992) by adding sec. 18a. TIE BAR WITH: SB 0311'21referred 6/24/2021
SB 0212 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Johnson, RuthElections: candidates; affidavit of identity; expand, and clarify requirements. Amends sec. 558 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.558). referred 6/2/2021
SB 0277 of 2021Elections and Ethics
MacDonald, MichaelElections: election officials; county clerks to flag voter registration records of deceased voters in the qualified voter file; require, and require county clerks and the secretary of state to post data regarding voter registration records of deceased voters flagged by county clerks. Amends secs. 509o & 510 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.509o & 168.510).referred 6/24/2021
SB 0285 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Theis, LanaElections: absent voters; identification for election purposes to obtain an absent voter ballot; require, and require a provisional ballot be issued to absent voters without identification for election purpose. Amends secs. 759, 759a, 759b & 761 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.759 et seq.).referred 6/16/2021
SB 0302 of 2021Elections and Ethics
LaSata, KimberlyElections: registration; voter registration application; modify to include a claim of 1 residence for voting rights. Amens sec. 495 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.495).referred 6/24/2021
SB 0303 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Barrett, Tom Elections: voting procedures; issuing a provisional ballot to an elector who does not have identification for election purposes; require. Amends secs. 523, 813 & 829 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.523 et seq.). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0304'212021-06-23referred 6/16/2021 reported with recommendation with substitute (H-1)
SB 0304 of 2021Elections and Ethics
VanderWall, CurtisElections: voters; voter burden of proof for provisional ballot verification; require. Amends secs. 523a & 813 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.523a & 168.813). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0303'21, HB 5007'212021-06-23referred 6/16/2021 reported with recommendation with substitute (H-1)
SB 0311 of 2021Elections and Ethics
Johnson, RuthElections: absent voters; electronic return of absentee ballots by military voters using Department of Defense Common Access Cards; allow. Amends sec. 759a of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.759a) & adds sec. 18a. TIE BAR WITH: SB 0008'21referred 6/24/2021

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