MICHIGAN ELECTION LAW (EXCERPT)
Act 116 of 1954
168.312 Ballot question; submission by school board; certification of ballot question language; scheduling of special election date.
(1) A school board may submit a ballot question to the school electors on a regular election date, on a date when a city or township within the school district's jurisdiction is holding an election by adopting a resolution to that effect not later than 4 p.m. on the twelfth Tuesday before the election date, or on a special election date as provided in section 641(4). The school board shall certify the ballot question language to the school district election coordinator not later than 4 p.m. on the twelfth Tuesday before the election date. The school district election coordinator shall send a copy of the ballot question language to the county clerk of each county not less than 82 days before the election.
(2) If a special election is called on a date provided under section 641(4), the school district election coordinating committee shall schedule the special election date.
History: Add. 2003, Act 302, Eff. Jan. 1, 2005
Am. 2005, Act 71, Imd. Eff. July 14, 2005
Am. 2006, Act 647, Eff. May 14, 2007
Am. 2013, Act 253, Eff. Apr. 26, 2014
Compiler's Notes: Former MCL 168.312, which pertained to vacancy of office of state highway commissioner or superintendent of public instruction, was repealed by Act 6 of 1963, 2nd Ex. Sess., Imd. Eff. Dec. 27, 1963.Enacting section 4 of Act 71 of 2005 provides:"Enacting section 4. If any portion of this amendatory act or the application of this amendatory act to any person or circumstances is found invalid by a court, the invalidity shall not affect the remaining portions or applications of this amendatory act that can be given effect without the invalid portion or application, if the remaining portions are not determined by the court to be inoperable, and to this end this amendatory act is declared to be severable."
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