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Committee Home Page: Elections and Ethics
Chair: Julie Calley
Clerk Phone: 5173731260
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Bill/ResolutionCommitteeSponsorSubjectMeetingsStatus
HB 4084 of 2019Elections 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.
HB 4163 of 2019Elections and Ethics
Yaroch, JeffPublic employees and officers; other; request process for the gubernatorial removal of certain elected officials; create. Creates new act.
HB 4196 of 2019Elections 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 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.1 - 168.992) by adding secs. 736h & 763.2020-01-22
HB 4291 of 2019Elections and Ethics
Calley, JulieCampaign finance: statements and reports; campaign statement filing schedules; modify. Amends secs. 33 & 34 of 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.233 & 169.234).2019-05-22, 2019-06-12
HB 4341 of 2019Elections and Ethics
Lower, JamesCampaign finance: statements and reports; distribution of political mail to current union members; require disclosure. Amends sec. 55 of 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.255).
HB 4423 of 2019Elections and Ethics
Berman, RyanCampaign finance: public disclosure; address requirement on campaign material; remove. Amends sec. 47 of 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.247).
HB 4446 of 2019 (PA 93 of 2019)Elections and Ethics
Calley, JulieCampaign finance: contributions and expenditures; campaign fund deposits; clarify source of, limit certain payments of costs by connected organizations, and add certain reporting requirements. Amends secs. 4, 5, 6, 9, 12, 21, 24, 26, 34, 35, 41, 51, 54 & 55 of 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.204 et seq.).2019-04-17, 2019-05-15
HB 4484 of 2019Elections and Ethics
LaFave, BeauElections; other; allocation of electoral votes; modify. Amends secs. 42 & 45 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.42 & 168.45).
HB 4505 of 2019Elections and Ethics
Garza, AlexElections; special elections; state to reimburse costs for certain special elections; require. Amends 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.1 - 168.992) by adding sec. 634b.
HB 4625 of 2019Elections and Ethics
Garza, AlexElections: recounts; time frame to file recount petitions; modify to 8 days after final certification and determination by the board of canvassers. Amends secs. 866 & 879 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.866 & 168.879).
HB 4642 of 2019Elections and Ethics
LaGrand, DavidPublic employees and officers: ethics; financial disclosure report; require state representatives to file. Creates new act.2019-06-12, 2019-09-04
HB 4643 of 2019Elections and Ethics
Filler, GrahamPublic employees and officers; ethics; financial disclosure report; require state senators to file. Creates new act.2019-06-12, 2019-09-04
HB 4644 of 2019Elections and Ethics
Calley, JuliePublic employees and officers; ethics; financial disclosure report; require for the office of state representative to file. Creates new act.2019-06-12, 2019-09-04
HB 4645 of 2019Elections and Ethics
Huizenga, MarkPublic employees and officers; ethics; financial disclosure report; require candidates for the office of state senator to file. Creates new act.2019-06-12, 2019-09-04
HB 4646 of 2019Elections and Ethics
Sowerby, WilliamPublic employees and officers; ethics; financial disclosure report; require certain candidates for executive office to file. Creates new act.2019-06-12, 2019-09-04
HB 4647 of 2019Elections and Ethics
Yancey, TenishaPublic employees and officers; ethics; financial disclosure report; require certain candidates for judicial office to file. Creates new act.2019-06-12, 2019-09-04
HB 4648 of 2019Elections 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.2019-06-12, 2019-09-04
HB 4649 of 2019Elections 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.2019-06-12, 2019-09-04
HB 4678 of 2019Elections and Ethics
Yaroch, JeffElections; election officials; city or township conducting election inspector training school; modify population threshold. Amends sec. 683 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.683).2020-03-04
HB 4703 of 2019Elections and Ethics
Afendoulis, LynnCampaign finance; contributions and expenditures; civil fines for contribution or expenditure violations; modify. Amends sec. 15 of 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.215).2019-11-06
HB 4785 of 2019Elections and Ethics
Sneller, TimLegislature; legislators; voting on bills when a conflict of interest exists; prohibit. Amends 1968 PA 318 (MCL 15.301 - 15.310) by adding sec. 2a.
HB 4823 of 2019Elections and Ethics
Bellino, JosephProperty tax: millage; regional enhancement millage ballot language; revise. Amends sec. 24f of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.24f).2019-10-02, 2019-10-16
HB 4920 of 2019Elections and Ethics
Guerra, VanessaCampaign finance; contributions and expenditures; contributions from partnerships, limited liability companies, and professional limited liability companies; require to be counted toward each member's individual maximum contribution limit. Amends sec. 52 of 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.252) & adds sec. 52b.
HB 4921 of 2019Elections and Ethics
Hope, KaraCampaign finance; committees; definitions of candidate committee and committee; revise. Amends secs. 3 & 26 of 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.203 & 169.226).
HB 4937 of 2019Elections and Ethics
Bollin, AnnCounties; boards and commissions; county board of commissioners; provide for 4-year terms. Amends secs. 10 & 12 of 1966 PA 261 (MCL 46.410 & 46.412).2019-10-02, 2019-10-16
HB 4938 of 2019Elections and Ethics
Lightner, SarahCounties; charter; county board of commissioners; provide for 4-year terms. Amends sec. 14 of 1966 PA 293 (MCL 45.514). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4937'192019-10-02, 2019-10-16
HB 4939 of 2019Elections and Ethics
Garza, AlexElections; candidates; filing fee in lieu of nominating petitions for candidates to city or village offices; permit. Amends secs. 321, 322 & 381 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.321 et seq.).
HB 4950 of 2019Elections and Ethics
Marino, StevePublic employees and officers; ethics; state board of ethics; require to make reports, and allow to make recommendations. Amends sec. 5 of 1973 PA 196 (MCL 15.345). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4952'19
HB 4951 of 2019Elections 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 4952'19
HB 4952 of 2019Elections 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).
HB 5010 of 2019Elections and Ethics
Marino, SteveTownships: employees and officers; election provisions regarding township officers; revise. Amends sec. 362 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.362). TIE BAR WITH: HB 5012'19, HB 5011'19, HB 5013'19, HB 5018'19
HB 5011 of 2019Elections and Ethics
Yaroch, JeffTownships: other; reference to Michigan election law in 1846 RS 16; update. Amends sec. 1b of 1846 RS 16 (MCL 41.1b). TIE BAR WITH: HB 5012'19, HB 5010'19, HB 5013'19, HB 5018'19
HB 5012 of 2019Elections and Ethics
Paquette, BradTownships: employees and officers; election provisions regarding township officers; revise. Amends sec. 358 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.358) & repeals sec. 341 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.341). TIE BAR WITH: HB 5011'19, HB 5010'19, HB 5013'19, HB 5018'19
HB 5013 of 2019Elections and Ethics
Marino, SteveTownships: employees and officers; election provisions regarding township officers; revise. Amends sec. 370 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.370). TIE BAR WITH: HB 5012'19, HB 5011'19, HB 5010'19, HB 5018'19
HB 5018 of 2019Elections and Ethics
Hornberger, PamelaTownships: employees and officers; election provisions regarding township officers; revise. Amends sec. 699 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.699). TIE BAR WITH: HB 5012'19, HB 5011'19, HB 5010'19, HB 5013'19
HB 5031 of 2019Elections and Ethics
Bollin, AnnElections; polling places; polling place locations; expand. Amends sec. 662 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.662).2019-10-16, 2019-10-30
HB 5032 of 2019Elections and Ethics
Bollin, AnnElections; other; precinct size; increase, and allow precinct consolidation at certain elections. Amends secs. 658, 659 & 661 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.658 et seq.) & adds sec. 759e.2019-10-16, 2019-10-30
HB 5123 of 2019Elections 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).2019-10-30, 2020-06-23
HB 5141 of 2019 (PA 95 of 2020)Elections and Ethics
Calley, JulieElections; absent voters; local agreements dealing with absent voter counting boards and combined absent voter counting boards; allow. Amends secs. 765 & 765a of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.765 & 168.765a) & adds sec. 764d.2019-10-30, 2020-01-22
HB 5152 of 2019Elections 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).
HB 5240 of 2019Elections and Ethics
Johnson, StevenCampaign finance; statements and reports; required contents of campaign statements; modify to exclude the occupation, employer, and principal place of business of a contributor. Amends secs. 26, 28, 29, 32, 42, 46 & 51 of 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.226 et seq.).
HB 5247 of 2019Elections and Ethics
Yaroch, JeffElections; local; nonpartisan township board elections; allow under certain circumstances. Amends secs. 345, 349, 355, 370, 370a, 697 & 699 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.345 et seq.) & adds secs. 345a, 349b, 356a & 357a.
HB 5270 of 2019Elections 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.
HB 5281 of 2019Elections and Ethics
Hoadley, JonCities; home rule; ranked-choice voting; authorize. Amends 1909 PA 279 (MCL 117.1 - 117.38) by adding sec. 4v. TIE BAR WITH: HB 5282'19
HB 5282 of 2019Elections and Ethics
Rabhi, YousefElections; voting procedures; ranked choice voting by cities; provide for. Amends secs. 321, 576a, 580, 736b, 736c, 736d, 736e, 736f, 764 & 795 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.321 et seq.) & adds secs. 640 & 736h. TIE BAR WITH: HB 5281'19
HB 5356 of 2020Elections and Ethics
LaGrand, DavidCounties; boards and commissions; county apportionment commission; modify, and modify number of county commissioner districts. Amends secs. 1, 2, 3 & 4 of 1966 PA 261 (MCL 46.401 et seq.).
HB 5435 of 2020Elections and Ethics
Guerra, VanessaElections; absent voters; absent voter counting boards; authorize to tabulate absent voter ballots 7 days before an election. Amends secs. 765, 765a & 765b of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.765 et seq.).
HB 5447 of 2020Elections and Ethics
Love, LeslieElections; absent voters; clerks to open and process absent voter ballots the day before an election; authorize. Amends secs. 765, 765a & 765b of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.765 et seq.).
HB 5449 of 2020Elections and Ethics
Hope, KaraElections; election officials; elections inspectors working in shifts on an absent voter counting board; allow. Amends sec. 765a of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.765a).
HB 5451 of 2020Elections and Ethics
Guerra, VanessaHolidays; other; designation of regular election days in May, August, and November as state holidays; provide for. Amends sec. 1 of 1865 PA 124 (MCL 435.101).
HB 5543 of 2020Elections 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).2020-03-04, 2020-03-11
HB 5581 of 2020Elections and Ethics
Whitsett, KarenElections; voters; definition of identification for election purposes; expand to include current concealed pistol license. Amends sec. 2 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.2).
HB 5609 of 2020Elections and Ethics
Garza, AlexElections; judicial; judicial candidate nonrefundable filing fee in lieu of nomination petitions; provide for. Amends secs. 409a, 409b, 409c, 409d, 409l, 412, 413, 414, 415, 424a, 432, 433, 434, 435, 444, 467a, 467b, 467d, 467e, 467m & 544b of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.409a et seq.).
HB 5610 of 2020Elections and Ethics
Berman, RyanElections; judicial; candidates for circuit court; require to specify which judgeship number they are running for. Amends secs. 2, 412, 413, 413a, 415, 416, 417, 424 & 424a of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.2 et seq.).
HB 5665 of 2020Elections and Ethics
Yaroch, JeffEducation; governing boards; process for removal or suspension of school board member or intermediate school board member; modify. Amends sec. 619 & 1107 of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.619 & 380.1107).
HB 5666 of 2020Elections and Ethics
Yaroch, JeffLocal government; employees and officers; gubernatorial removal process of local government officers; modify. Amends sec. 207, 268, 327, 369 & 383 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.207 et seq.).
HB 5782 of 2020Elections and Ethics
Chirkun, JohnElections; voting procedures; elections by absent voter ballot; require. Amends secs. 3, 31, 301, 305, 355, 385, 480, 491, 499e, 500d, 576, 579, 580, 653a, 654, 659, 660, 662, 668, 669, 672, 678, 679, 715, 720, 721, 723, 727, 731, 733, 736b, 736c, 736d, 736e, 737a, 741, 751, 754, 755a, 757, 759a, 759b, 761b, 764a, 764b, 765, 765a, 794, 795, 796, 797b, 811, 829, 931 & 932 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.3 et seq.); adds sec. 641a; & repeals secs. 346, 507, 523, 523a, 575, 577, 663, 664, 668a, 675, 709, 717, 722, 724, 726, 729, 736, 736a, 738, 740, 742, 743, 744, 744a, 746, 749, 762, 769, 797, 797a, 801, 813 & 932 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.346 et seq.).
HB 5788 of 2020Elections and Ethics
Warren, RebekahTraffic control; driver license; resident address on driver license different from resident address in the qualified voter file; permit. Amends secs. 307 & 315 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.307 & 257.315). TIE BAR WITH: HB 5789'19
HB 5789 of 2020Elections and Ethics
Warren, RebekahElections; registration; resident address on driver license or personal identification card different from resident address in the qualified voter file; permit. Amends sec. 509o of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.509o). TIE BAR WITH: HB 5788'19
HB 5807 of 2020Elections and Ethics
Rabhi, YousefElections; absent voters; absent voter counting boards; authorize to tabulate absent voter ballots 6 days after an election. Amends secs. 759a, 764a & 765 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.759a et seq.).
HB 5860 of 2020Elections 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.
HB 5880 of 2020Elections and Ethics
Wendzel, PaulineElections; offenses; felony for submitting an absent voter ballot application using another person's name and personal information; create, and create a felony for submitting an absent voter ballot application with the intent to obtain multiple absent voter ballots for a person. Amends sec. 759 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.759).
HB 5881 of 2020Elections 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 of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.11d). TIE BAR WITH: HB 5880'20
HJR R of 2020Elections and Ethics
Warren, RebekahElections; primary; voting age at primary election; revise to 17 under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 1, art. II of the state constitution.
HR 0152 of 2019Elections and Ethics
Sowerby, WilliamA resolution to urge the President of the United States to nominate commissioners to fill the vacancies on the Federal Election Commission.
SB 0117 of 2019Elections 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).2020-02-05, 2020-03-04
SB 0297 of 2019Elections 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 0117'192020-02-05, 2020-03-04
SB 0756 of 2020Elections and Ethics
Johnson, RuthElections; election officials; election inspectors working in shifts on an absent voter counting board after the polls close on election day; allow. Amends sec. 765a of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.765a).2020-06-23

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