HOUSE BILL No. 6407

 

September 5, 2006, Introduced by Rep. Hummel and referred to the Committee on House Oversight, Elections, and Ethics.

 

     A bill to amend 1994 PA 451, entitled

 

"Natural resources and environmental protection act,"

 

(MCL 324.101 to 324.90106) by adding section 43540e.

 

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:

 

     Sec. 43540e. (1) The secretary of state shall provide voter

 

registration applications to the department and those persons

 

designated by the department to issue a resident hunting, fishing,

 

or fur harvester's license.

 

     (2) The department or a person designated by the department to

 

issue a resident hunting, fishing, or fur harvester's license shall

 

display and make available voter registration applications to the

 


public and may ask each person who applies for a resident hunting,

 

fishing, or fur harvester's license whether he or she would like a

 

voter registration application. The department or a person

 

designated by the department to issue a resident hunting, fishing,

 

or fur harvester's license shall not assist a person in completing

 

a voter registration application.

 

     (3) The department shall provide a link to the department of

 

state's voter registration application website page for each

 

applicant who applies on the department's website for a resident

 

hunting, fishing, or fur harvester's license.

 

     (4) The department or a person designated by the department to

 

issue a resident hunting, fishing, or fur harvester's license is

 

not a designated voter registration agency as defined in section

 

509m of the Michigan election law, 1954 PA 116, MCL 168.509m, and

 

shall not perform voter registration activities, including, but not

 

limited to, accepting or collecting complete or incomplete voter

 

registration applications.