2011-2012 Session House Committee on Redistricting and Elections
Friday, December 21, 2012
Bill/Resolution Sponsor Subject Meetings Status
HB 4005
referred
1/13/2011
Heise Elections; school; dates of school elections; require to be in November of even numbered years. 3/15/11 5/10/11 Reported out 5/10/11
HB 4006
referred
1/13/2011
Heise Elections; school; technical amendments to revised school code concerning school board elections; provide for. 3/15/11 5/10/11 Reported out 5/10/11
HB 4064
referred
1/13/2011
Geiss Campaign finance; contributions and expenditures; general amendments; provide for.
HB 4065
referred
1/13/2011
Geiss Elections; candidates; eligibility criteria; prohibit a person who has outstanding criminal fines from election to office.
HB 4066
referred
1/13/2011
Geiss Campaign finance; contributions and expenditures; expenditures by candidate committees to defend certain officials in criminal actions; prohibit.
HB 4086
referred
1/18/2011
Shaughnessy Campaign finance; other; certain automated communications with electors; require disclosure.
HB 4108
referred
1/18/2011
Darany Elections; voters; identification requirement for voters who register by mail; allow individuals to present identification to any county, city, or township clerk office before an election.
HB 4115
referred
1/20/2011
Jenkins Townships; employees and officers; administering oath of office; allow township supervisor to perform. 9/27/2011 10/25/11 Reported out 10/25/11
HB 4121
referred
1/20/2011
Hammel Elections; other; metropolitan district elections; provide for under the Michigan election law. 1/31/12 Reported out 1/31/12 with substitute H-1
HB 4122
referred
1/20/2011
Hammel Elections; other; metropolitan district elections; revise. 1/31/12 Reported out 1/31/12 with substitute H-1
HB 4236
referred
2/10/2011
re-referred on 3/29/2012
Brown Campaign finance; other; certain communications with electors; require disclosure.
HB 4352
referred
3/1/2011
Hammel Campaign finance; other; definition of immediate family; expand to include parents of candidate.
HB 4353
referred
3/1/2011
Hammel Elections; polling places; provision regarding certain prohibited conduct within 100 feet of a polling place; modify to 500 feet.
HB 4357
referred
3/1/2011
Kowall Elections; special elections; requirement for a special election when a vacancy occurs in the office of county commissioner during an odd numbered year; eliminate. 2/7/12
HB 4380
referred
3/3/2011
Kowall Counties; boards and commissions; membership on the county apportionment commission; modify under certain circumstances.
HB 4461
referred
3/22/2011
re-referred on 3/29/2012
Townsend Public employees and officers; ethics; financial disclosure report; require certain candidates for elective office and state and local officials to file.
HB 4520
referred
4/12/2011
Irwin Elections; absent voters; absent voter ballot; issue upon voter's request without requiring justification.
HB 4535
referred
4/12/2011
Scott Elections; primary; presidential primary election date; revise to last Tuesday in January.
HB 4545
referred
4/13/2011
LeBlanc Elections; local; Michigan election law; amend to allow nonresident owners of real property the right to vote on millage issues.
HB 4546
referred
4/13/2011
LeBlanc Elections; local; revised school code; amend to allow nonresident owners of real property the right to vote on millage issues.
HB 4547
referred
4/13/2011
LeBlanc Elections; local; fourth class cities; amend to allow nonresident owners of real property the right to vote on millage issues.
HB 4548
referred
4/13/2011
LeBlanc Elections; local; general law village act; amend to allow nonresident owners of real property the right to vote on millage issues.
HB 4557
referred
4/14/2011
Byrum Legislature; apportionment; hearings on legislative redistricting plans; require.
HB 4558
referred
4/14/2011
Byrum Legislature; apportionment; house and senate website for redistricting process; create.
HB 4559
referred
4/14/2011
Nathan Legislature; apportionment; hearings on congressional redistricting plan; require.
HB 4581
referred
4/26/2011
Callton Elections; ballots; proof of citizenship for presidential candidate to be placed on the ballot; require.
HB 4653
referred
5/18/2011
Forlini Elections; polling places; displaying the name of any elected or appointed official on materials at public polling locations; prohibit. 11/29/11, 12/6/11 Reported out 12/6/11 with substitute H-1
HB 4654
referred
5/18/2011
Forlini Campaign finance; statements and reports; candidate running for office when statements, reports, fees, or fines have not been filed or paid for more than 12 months; prohibit.
HB 4655
referred
5/18/2011
Forlini Campaign finance; statements and reports; penalties for failing to file certain campaign finance reports or pay certain fees; revise.
HB 4656
referred
5/18/2011
Forlini Elections; campaign practices; prohibition for politicians' names to be attached to certain election-related materials sent to voters; provide for. 11/29/11. 12/6/11 Reported out 12/6/11 with substitute H-2
HB 4657
referred
5/18/2011
Forlini Campaign finance; public disclosure; automated campaign telephone calls, electronic mail, or other electronic communications; require certain information to be included.
HB 4698
referred
5/31/2011
Constan Elections; absent voters; absent voter ballot; issue without requiring justification.
HB 4779
referred
6/16/2011
Lund Legislature; apportionment; redistricting of senate and house of representatives; provide for.
HB 4780
referred
6/16/2011
Lund Legislature; apportionment; redistricting of congressional districts; provide for. 6/21/11 Reported out 6/21/11 with substitute H-2
HB 4800
referred
6/22/2011
Walsh Education; intermediate school districts; timing and manner for submitting regional enhancement property tax question to the intermediate school electors in certain large intermediate school districts; modify. 9/27/2011 6/12/2012 Reported with recommendation on 6/12/2012
HB 4829
referred
6/28/2011
Jacobsen Elections; canvassing; reference in general law village act to board of village canvassers and board of township canvassers; revise to board of county canvassers.
HB 4830
referred
6/28/2011
Brown Elections; canvassing; reference in community college act of 1966 to board of city or township canvassers; eliminate.
HB 4831
referred
6/28/2011
Rogers Elections; canvassing; elimination of local boards of canvassers and amendment of process to balance precinct results; provide for.
HB 4870
referred
7/27/2011
LeBlanc Property tax; millage; millage renewal request; restrict time period during which question may be presented.
HB 4886
referred
8/24/2011
Genetski Elections; offenses; photographing, videotaping, or recording the image of a voted election ballot; prohibit.
HB 4907
referred
9/7/2011
Tyler Elections; other; filing deadline for local ballot question; modify. 10/25/11, 11/1/11 Reported out 11/1/11 with an H-1 substitute
HB 4908
referred
9/7/2011
Cotter Elections; other; filing fee for candidates to township offices; permit.
HB 4909
referred
9/7/2011
Tyler Townships; other; filing deadline for local ballot question; modify. 10/25/11, 11/1/11 Reported out 11/1/11 with an H-1 substitute
HB 4910
referred
9/7/2011
Denby Local government; authorities; filing deadline for local ballot question involving community swimming pool authority; modify. 10/25/11, 11/1/11 Reported out 11/1/11 with an H-1 substitute
HB 4911
referred
9/7/2011
Horn Local government; authorities; filing deadline for local ballot question involving building authority; modify. 10/25/11, 11/1/11 Reported out 11/1/11 with an H-1 substitute
HB 4912
referred
9/7/2011
Knollenberg Local government; intergovernmental affairs; filing deadline for local ballot question involving a metropolitan council; modify. 10/25/11, 11/1/11 Reported out 11/1/11 with an H-1 substitute
HB 4992
referred
9/20/2011
Kowall Elections; ballots; ballot instructions; revise to require placement in voting booth and include with absentee ballots, and make other miscellaneous changes to the Michigan election law. 10/25/11, 11/29/11 Report out 11/29/11
HB 5058
referred
10/12/2011
Knollenberg Campaign finance; contributions and expenditures; expenditures by candidate committees to defend certain officials in criminal or civil actions; limit. 1/24/12 3/6/12 Reported out 3/6/12
HB 5059
referred
10/12/2011
Tyler Campaign finance; statements and reports; ballot question and political party committee filing requirements; modify. 1/24/12 3/6/12 Reported out 3/6/12 with substitute H-1
HB 5060
referred
10/12/2011
Denby Elections; absent voters; definition of absent voter; expand to include an elector who applies in person at the clerk's office and who presents photo identification.
HB 5061
referred
10/12/2011
re-referred on 7/18/2012
Jacobsen Elections; absent voters; photograph identification; require when obtaining an absentee ballot, require certain reporting by local clerks concerning registration affidavits, and require secretary of state to develop information displays indicating that ballot coaching in residential care facilities is prohibited. 1/24/12
3/13/12
Reported out with substitute (H-2) 3/13/12
Returned 7/18/12 with a veto
HB 5062
referred
10/12/2011
Forlini Elections; other; postelection audits and continuing election education programs; add to the Michigan election law and make other miscellaneous changes to the Michigan election law. 1/24/12
3/13/12
Reported out with substitute (H-2) 3/13/12
HB 5063
referred
10/12/2011
Tyler Elections; canvassing; approval by board of canvassers prior to circulating a petition; mandate. 1/24/12 3/6/12 Reported out 3/6/12 with substitute H-3
HB 5085
referred
10/18/2011
Shirkey Campaign finance; contributions and expenditures; certain payroll deduction plans used to collect a contribution; prohibit. 12/6/11 Reported out 12/6/11 with substitute H-1
HB 5086
referred
10/18/2011
Opsommer Campaign finance; contributions and expenditures; prohibition on using public resources to establish or administer certain payroll deduction plans; provide for. 12/6/11 Reported out 12/6/11 with substitute H-2
HB 5116
referred
10/25/2011
Brown Elections; absent voters; absent voter counting board; revise procedure.
HB 5119
referred
10/25/2011
Outman Elections; election officials; jurisdiction in which a precinct election inspector may serve; expand. 1/17/12, 1/24/12 Reported out 1/24/12
HB 5127
referred
10/26/2011
McBroom Elections; ballots; order of nonpartisan offices on an election ballot; modify. 1/17/12. 1/24/12 Reported out 1/24/12
HB 5160
referred
11/10/2011
Lund Legislature; apportionment; redistricting of court of appeals; provide for. 11/29/11 Reported out 11/29/11
HB 5161
referred
11/10/2011
Lund Courts; court of appeals; redistricting of court of appeals and reduction in number of court of appeals judges; provide for.
HB 5184
referred
11/29/2011
Lund Elections; other; electoral votes; require to be chosen from each congressional district.
HB 5218
referred
12/13/2011
Dillon Counties; boards and commissions; merger or separation of county clerk and register of deeds; require independent financial study and at least 1 evening public hearing.
HB 5219
referred
12/13/2011
Knollenberg Property tax; millage; proposal to increase local revenues; require to be placed on November ballot. 1/31/12
HB 5221
referred
12/13/2011
Agema Elections; registration; proof of United States citizenship when registering to vote; require.
HB 5254
referred
1/19/2012
Lindberg Campaign finance; campaign practices; do-not-call registry for campaign-related calls; create.
HB 5255
referred
1/19/2012
Lindberg Public employees and officers; ethics; gifts; regulate acceptance of gifts by certain state elected officials and staff.
HB 5262
referred
1/19/2012
Lindberg Public employees and officers; ethics; certain financial disclosures; require certain candidates and state officials to file.
HB 5297
referred
1/26/2012
Outman Elections; absent voters; federal write-in absentee ballot; expand to include state and local candidates and ballot questions, and include certain reporting requirements for local clerks. 2/7/12 3/6/12 Reported out 3/6/12 with substitute H-1
HB 5331
referred
1/31/2012
Haveman Elections; election officials; methods to convey election night results; modify.
HB 5336
referred
2/1/2012
Johnson Elections; local; prosecuting attorney and sheriff elected at nonpartisan elections; provide for.
HB 5337
referred
2/1/2012
Johnson Counties; charter; nonpartisan election of sheriff and prosecuting attorney; provide for.
HB 5346
referred
2/2/2012
McMillin Campaign finance; campaign practices; taxpayer-funded advertisements; require certain candidates to reimburse the state and local units of government.
HB 5348
referred
2/2/2012
re-referred on 3/29/2012
Lipton Campaign finance; other; independent expenditures; require compliance with campaign finance act.
HB 5349
referred
2/2/2012
re-referred on 3/29/2012
Stallworth Campaign finance; other; independent expenditures by corporations; require certain reports and disclaimers.
HB 5350
referred
2/2/2012
re-referred on 3/29/2012
Dillon Campaign finance; contributions and expenditures; disclosure of independent expenditures by corporations; require.
HB 5351
referred
2/2/2012
re-referred on 3/29/2012
Bledsoe Campaign finance; contributions and expenditures; certain independent expenditures by corporations; prohibit.
HB 5352
referred
2/2/2012
re-referred on 3/29/2012
Brunner Campaign finance; contributions and expenditures; contributions by certain foreign entities; prohibit.
HB 5353
referred
2/2/2012
re-referred on 3/29/2012
Tlaib Campaign finance; violations; improper independent expenditures by a corporation; impose certain fines.
HB 5354
referred
2/2/2012
re-referred on 3/29/2012
Bauer Campaign finance; contributions and expenditures; independent expenditure provisions in the campaign finance act; update.
HB 5355
referred
2/2/2012
re-referred on 3/29/2012
Stapleton Campaign finance; statements and reports; quarterly filing of certain statements; require.
HB 5356
referred
2/2/2012
re-referred on 3/29/2012
Bledsoe Public employees and officers; ethics; lobbying by former legislators and executive branch officers; prohibit for a defined period after leaving state service.
HB 5357
referred
2/2/2012
re-referred on 3/29/2012
Smiley Campaign finance; other; candidate solicitations in state facilities; prohibit.
HB 5358
referred
2/2/2012
re-referred on 3/29/2012
Darany Occupations; lobbyists; lobbyist political contribution; restrict delivery of.
HB 5359
referred
2/2/2012
re-referred on 3/29/2012
Slavens State financing and management; purchasing; gifts by state contractors to certain governmental officials; limit.
HB 5360
referred
2/2/2012
re-referred on 3/29/2012
Talabi Public employees and officers; ethics; legislators and state officers applying for or receiving certain grants from the state; prohibit.
HB 5361
referred
2/2/2012
re-referred on 3/29/2012
Roy Schmidt Public employees and officers; ethics; executive branch officials and employees ethics act; create.
HB 5418
referred
2/21/2012
Oakes Elections; offenses; penalties for providing false information to voters; provide for.
HB 5511
referred
3/27/2012
Durhal Campaign finance; statements and reports; postelection statement; modify. 9/11/12, 12/4/12 Reported out 12/4/12 amended
HB 5512
referred
3/27/2012
Durhal Campaign finance; other; payment plan for certain fines or fees; allow for. 9/11/12, 12/4/12 Reported out 12/4/12 with substitute H-2
HB 5540
referred
4/18/2012
Lund Elections; political parties; time of the 2012 state conventions for political parties; modify. 4/24/12 Reported out 4/24/12
HB 5721
referred
6/1/2012
Dillon Elections; offenses; provision relating to penalty of perjury; expand to include a person who assists another person in committing perjury.
HB 5722
referred
6/1/2012
Dillon Elections; offenses; penalty imposed for perjury; increase.
HB 5751
referred
6/14/2012
Olumba Campaign finance; contributions and expenditures; contribution limit by vendors; provide for.
HB 5765
referred
6/14/2012
Cavanagh Elections; other; use of filing fee for office of state senator or representative; modify.
HB 5794
referred
8/15/2012
Lund Elections; other; county committee references; modify to county executive committee. 9/11/12 Reported out 9/11/12
HB 5840
referred
8/15/2012
Hooker Elections; candidates; filing deadline for certain public offices; extend under certain circumstances and require incumbent candidates to file earlier.
HB 5844
referred
9/11/2012
Byrum Elections; candidates; filing of nominating petition, qualifying petition, filing fee, affidavit of candidacy, or affidavit of identity; require certain candidates to appear in person.
HB 5845
referred
9/11/2012
Nathan Elections; candidates; candidates changing political party affiliation before filing deadline; permit political party to select a replacement candidate under certain circumstances.
HB 5846
referred
9/11/2012
Slavens Campaign finance; contributions and expenditures; candidates changing political party affiliation; require to return campaign contributions including interest to contributor.
HB 5847
referred
9/11/2012
Brown Elections; candidates; residency requirement for state senate and state representative candidates; modify.
HB 5855
referred
9/11/2012
Poleski Elections; offenses; penalties for promising, providing, or accepting valuable consideration to run for political office; provide for.
HB 5862
referred
9/11/2012
Brown Elections; recounts; recount deposit; increase, and clarify the refunding of money deposited.
HB 5875
referred
9/11/2012
Heise Elections; candidates; candidate affidavit attesting to validity of nominating petition signatures; require.
HB 5882
referred
9/11/2012
Kowall Campaign finance; campaign practices; do-not-call list for automated political telephone calls; provide for.
HB 5884
referred
9/12/2012
Johnson Libraries; district; summary of ballot language regarding district library millages; allow.
HB 5954
referred
9/27/2012
Brown Elections; absent voters; absent voter ballot; issue upon voter's request without requiring justification.
HB 5971
referred
10/17/2012
Brown Elections; registration; elector registering to vote in person; expand to include at any county, city, or township clerk's office in this state.
HB 5972
referred
10/17/2012
Brown Elections; registration; preregistration to vote at age 16; provide for.
HB 5973
referred
10/17/2012
Brown Elections; registration; same-day voter registration; allow.
HB 5978
referred
10/17/2012
Brown Elections; primary; voting a split or mixed ticket; allow in primary elections.
HB 5979
referred
10/17/2012
Brown Counties; charter; nonpartisan election of county clerks; provide for.
HB 5980
referred
10/17/2012
Brown Elections; local; nonpartisan county clerks; provide for.
HB 5982
referred
10/17/2012
Greimel Elections; registration; electronic submission of voter registration application on secretary of state's website; allow.
HB 6020
referred
11/8/2012
Horn Elections; campaign practices; individual circulating a petition; prohibit from being paid for each petition signature collected, and require petition circulators to wear identification badges.
HB 6032
referred
11/27/2012
Stanley Elections; voting procedures; early voting; provide for.
HB 6040
referred
11/27/2012
McCann Elections; registration; same-day voter registration; allow.
HB 6048
referred
11/28/2012
Knollenberg Elections; voting procedures; straight-ticket voting; eliminate.
HB 6049
referred
11/28/2012
Knollenberg Elections; voting procedures; straight-ticket voting; eliminate.
HB 6058
referred
11/28/2012
Lane Elections; recall; appealing a determination of sufficient clarity; clarify as a stay for circulating recall petitions for signatures. 12/4/12 Reported out 12/4/12 with substitue H-1
HB 6059
referred
11/28/2012
Farrington Elections; recall; recall petitions and procedures; revise. 12/4/12 Reported out 12/4/12
HB 6060
referred
11/28/2012
Forlini Elections; recall; factual accuracy requirement to initial clarity determination for recall petitions; include. 12/4/12 Reported out 12/4/12
HB 6061
referred
11/28/2012
Switalski Elections; recall; recall elections; limit to November and May elections. 12/4/12 Reported out 12/4/12
HB 6062
referred
11/28/2012
LaFontaine Elections; other; board of county election commissioners membership; modify to remove probate judge and add county prosecutor.
HB 6063
referred
11/28/2012
Haugh Elections; recall; time to submit recall petition to board of county election commissioners; provide for. 12/4/12 Reported out 12/4/12 with substitute H-1
HB 6068
referred
11/29/2012
McMillin State financing and management; other; state and local expenditures for lobbying; prohibit.
HB 6078
referred
12/4/2012
Cavanagh Elections; absent voters; absent voter ballot; issue upon voter's request without requiring justification.
HB 6088
referred
12/12/2012
Brown Occupations; lobbyists; lobbyist and lobbying expenditure database; establish.
SB 204
referred
1/25/2012
Kowall Elections; special elections; requirement for a special election when a vacancy occurs in the office of county commissioner during an odd numbered year; eliminate. 12/4/12 Reported out 12/4/12
SB 427
referred
10/6/2011
Colbeck Elections; school; technical amendments to revised school code concerning school board elections; provide for. 10/25/11 Reported out 10/25/11
SB 498
referred
6/23/2011
Hune Legislature; apportionment; redistricting of senate and house of representatives; provide for. 6/28/11 Reported out 6/28/11 as amended
SB 584
referred
9/15/2011
Richardville Elections; primary; presidential primary election date; revise. 9/20/11 Reported out 9/20/11
SB 750
referred
2/14/2012
Robertson Campaign finance; statements and reports; failure to file certain campaign finance statements; modify penalties. 4/17/12, 4/24/12
SB 751
referred
2/14/2012
Robertson Elections; qualified voter file; active and inactive qualified voter files; create, require ballot tracker program to be used by local governments, and require the secretary of state to send notice to an elector when receiving a surrendered state driver license of that elector. 4/17/12, 4/24/12, 5/22/12 Reported out as amended 5/22/12
SB 752
referred
2/14/2012
Hansen Elections; other; absent voting counting board; revise procedure, and require minor political parties to provide notice of county caucus or state convention to nominate candidates. 4/17/12, 4/24/12, 5/22/12 Reported out 5/22/12
SB 753
referred
2/14/2012
Brandenburg Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for certain campaign finance crimes; create. 4/17/12, 4/24/12, 5/22/12 Reported out 5/22/12
SB 754
referred
2/14/2012
Jansen Elections; registration; photograph identification for in-person voter registration applicants; require, and provide registration and training of third-party voter registration organizations. 4/17/12, 4/24/12, 5/22/12 Reported out as amended 5/22/12
SB 803
referred
2/14/2012
Booher Elections; voters; declaration of United States citizenship when voting or applying for an absent voter ballot; require. 4/17/12, 4/24/12, 5/22/12 Reported out as amended 5/22/12
SB 810
referred
11/29/2012
Hansen Elections; local; village elections to be held in November; require, and permit cities to hold elections in even years. 12/4/12 Reported out 12/4/12
SB 811
referred
11/29/2012
Hansen Villages; general law; references to September primary election; remove. 12/4/12 Reported out 12/4/12
SB 823
referred
2/14/2012
Robertson Elections; other; general amendments; provide for. 4/17/12, 4/24/12, 5/22/12 Reported out as amended 5/22/12
SB 824
referred
2/14/2012
Robertson Campaign finance; campaign practices; multisection revisions; provide for. 4/17/12, 4/24/12, 5/22/12 Reported out 5/22/12 with substitute H-2
SB 825
referred
2/14/2012
Robertson Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for certain Michigan election law violations; enact. 4/17/12, 4/24/12, 5/22/12 Reported out 5/22/12
SB 849
referred
12/8/2011
Hune Legislature; apportionment; redistricting of the court of appeals; provide for. Discharged from committee on 2/21/12
HJR C
referred
1/13/2011
Tyler Legislature; legislators; term limits; revise to combination of 14 years' total legislative service.
HJR H
referred
1/26/2011
Agema Legislature; legislators; part-time legislature, term limits extension, and budget presentation to the governor by a certain date; provide for.
HJR M
referred
3/1/2011
Hammel Legislature; legislators; vacancy in state senate or house of representatives; allow governor to appoint successor in certain circumstances.
HJR CC
referred
5/25/2011
Townsend Legislature; apportionment; redistricting; create a legislative and congressional redistricting commission.
HJR GG
referred
10/20/2011
Roy Schmidt Elections; recall; reasons for recalling an elective office; amend constitution to provide for.
HJR NN
referred
2/2/2012
re-referred on 3/29/2012
Brown Campaign finance; public disclosure; accountability and disclosure of corporate political and lobbying activities; include.
HJR QQ
referred
2/16/2012
McMillin Education; board members; state board of education; require members to be elected from single-member districts.
HJR AAA
referred
9/11/2012
Smiley Elections; candidates; residency requirement for state senate and state representative candidates; modify.
HR 334
referred
11/28/2012
Somerville A resolution to memorialize the Congress of the United States to end the federal grants that support presidential nominating conventions.