Election Bills in Process in Michigan

As of April 29, 2021:

DocumentPIME’s position Description
HJR C UNDECIDEDConstitutional amendments: state; state board of education, superintendent of public instruction, and state board for public community and junior colleges; eliminate, and provide for a governor-appointed department director. Amends secs. 3 & 7, art. VIII of the state constitution.
Last Action: 02/11/2021 – printed joint resolution filed 02/11/2021
SB 0008 OPPOSE2 OElections: 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 0009’21
Last Action: 01/13/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONSDo not open the door to online voting with electronic signatures. 
SB 0009 OPPOSE2 OElections: absent voters; electronic return of absent voter ballots by military voters and their spouses; provide for. Amends sec. 759a of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.759a). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0008’21
Last Action: 01/13/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONSMistake to open the door to online voting with electronic signatures. Already this bill expanded the voters to include spouses.
SB 0021 and SB 0223SUPPORT1 B 5SB 0022  Property tax: millage; millage elections; limit to November elections. Amends secs. 24f & 36 of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.24f & 211.36).
Last Action: 01/13/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
SB 0023 SUPPORT1 B 5Elections: school; millage elections; limit to November elections. Amends secs. 312, 641 & 821 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.312 et seq.). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0022
Last Action: 01/13/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
SB 0053 AMEND(4C6)Elections: recounts; provisions regarding election precincts that cannot be recounted; remove. Amends secs. 867, 871, 874 & 881 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.867 et seq.). DELETE: (c) A tabulation of the ballots on a computer using the same software application used in the precinct on election day.
Last Action: 01/27/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
SB 0119 N/AOccupations: inspectors; eligibility requirements for mining inspectors; modify. Amends title & secs. 1 & 6 of 1911 PA 163 (MCL 425.101 & 425.106) & repeals sec. 2 of 1911 PA 163 (MCL 425.102).
Last Action: 02/24/2021 – referred to Committee on Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreation
SB 0121 SUPPORT 1 C 18Education: board members; state board of education; require members to be selected by each political party from regions. Amends sec. 282a of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.282a) by adding sec. 282b. “Sec. 282b. (1) In order to better promote a diversity of perspectives on the state board of education representative of the great diversity of schools, students, and communities across the many regions of this state, it is the intent of the legislature that members of the state board of education be nominated by regions, but still be elected and serve statewide” (McBroom)
Last Action: 02/10/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION AND CAREER READINESS
SB 0130  Elections: scheduling; May regular election and August regular election; eliminate, and replace with March regular election and June regular election. 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 168.3 et seq.).
Last Action: 02/11/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
SB 0131 SUPPORT1 C 19Elections: 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: SB 0130’21
Last Action: 02/11/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
SB 0132 SUPPORT1 C 19Elections: 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: SB 0130’21
Last Action: 02/11/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
SB 0133 SUPPORT1 C 19Elections: 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: SB 0130’21
Last Action: 02/11/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
SB 0151 Analyzed: N/ARecords: other; reporting of pre-incarceration address of incarcerated individuals by the department of corrections for voting district population counts; require. Creates new act.
Last Action: 02/18/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY AND PUBLIC SAFETY
SB 0212 Analyzed: N/AElections: candidates; affidavit of identity; expand, and clarify requirements. Amends sec. 558 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.558).
Last Action: 03/09/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
SB 0242 Analyzed: N/ACounties: 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).
Last Action: 03/11/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT
SB 0245 Analyzed N/ACounties: charter; county board of commissioners; provide for 4-year terms. Amends sec. 14 of 1966 PA 293 (MCL 45.514). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0242’21
Last Action: 03/16/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT
SB 0273 AMEND4 D 5AMEND: ELIMINATE ALL DROP BOXES. Elections: election officials; regulation of absent voter ballot drop boxes; provide for boxes only inside the office of the clerk. Amends 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.1 – 168.992) by adding sec. 761e & repeals sec. 761d of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.761d).
Last Action: 03/24/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
SB 0274 AMEND 3 A 8Elections: registration; preregistration to vote at age 16; provide for. Amends 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.1 – 168.992) by adding sec. 496a. AMEND to read: “The teenager will request to be pre-registered. Preregistration is not allowed to be automatic.” Last Action: 03/24/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
SB 0275 SUPPORT3 B 6Elections: audits; use of video recording devices to record election audit proceedings; authorize, and allow live video coverage of the tabulation of ballots. Amends secs. 31a & 765a of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.31a & 168.765a) & adds sec. 801b.
Last Action: 03/24/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
SB 0276 SUPPORT 4 J 18Elections: other; election inspectors, election challengers, and poll watchers photographing and videotaping the tabulating of votes; authorize. Amends 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.1 – 168.992) by adding sec. 801a. “…election challenger, or poll watcher is authorized, only when votes are being tabulated, to use a camera or video camera, including, but not limited to, a cellular telephone camera, to photograph or videotape, or both, the tabulating of votes at that precinct, absent voter counting board, or other location”
Last Action: 03/24/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
SB 0277 SUPPORT 3 B 8Elections: 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).
Last Action: 03/24/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
SB 0278 AMEND4D5 Elections: absent voters; collection procedures for absent voter ballots deposited in an absent voter ballot drop box; modify. Amends sec. 761d of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.761d). AMEND: no drop boxes external to the clerk’s office [or] all drop-off boxes will be inside the clerk’s office.
Last Action: 03/24/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
SB 0279 AMEND 2RElections: absent voters; absent voter counting boards; modify, and revise number of challengers allowed under certain circumstances. Amends secs. 730 & 764d of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.730 & 168.764d). AMEND: Canvassers also will have an opportunity to review and exercise final approval on the hiring of all assistant clerks. 
Last Action: 03/24/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
SB 0280 SUPPORT 6 EElections: initiative and referendum; provision limiting time frame for initiative petition to be completed and submitted; provide for. Amends secs. 471 & 477 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.471 & 168.477).
Last Action: 03/24/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
SB 0281 SUPPORT 3 B 12Elections: election officials; secretary of state to obtain information from recognized multistate programs to update voter registration records and submit reports; require. Amends sec. 509o of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.509o).
Last Action: 03/24/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
SB 0282 SUPPORT 3 B 10Elections: qualified voter file; access to the qualified voter file; clarify. Amends sec. 509r of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.509r).
Last Action: 03/24/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
SB 0283 AMEND 2 F Elections: absent voters; pre-processing of absent voter ballots; authorize. Amends secs. 24k & 765 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.24k & 168.765). (Lasata) AMEND: provided protections are in place and verified to keep undisclosed the results, numbers of voters, and names of voters.
Last Action: 03/24/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
SB 0284 AMEND 1B1 Elections: election officials; receipt of private money to be used for election related activities and election related equipment; prohibit, and require the secretary of state to report to the legislature on contracts for election related activities. Amends 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.1 – 168.992) by adding secs. 31b & 946. “State and political subdivisions may not solicit, accept, or use any grants, funds, donations or remuneration of any sort from private persons or outside groups for elections operations or administration.” 
Last Action: 03/24/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
SB 0285 SUPPORT 2 C BElections: 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.).
Last Action: 03/24/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
SB 0286 AMEND 4 D 5Elections: absent voters; deadline to submit absent voter ballots to an absent voter ballot drop box; provide for. Amends secs. 761d & 764a of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.761d & 168.764a). Eliminate drop-off boxes. They cannot be secured unless they are within the clerk’s office. 
Last Action: 03/24/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
SB 0287 AMEND 1B4Elections: election officials; prepaid postage on absent voter ballot return envelopes; prohibit. Amends 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.1 – 168.992) by adding sec. 763. State and political subdivisions may not solicit, accept, or use any grants, funds, donations or remuneration of any sort from private persons or outside groups for elections operations or administration.” 
Last Action: 03/24/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
SB 0288 SUPPORT 4K12Elections: audits; election inspectors for an election audit; require, allow political party observers at an election audit, and require the secretary of state to live video stream an election audit. Amends sec. 31a of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.31a).
Last Action: 03/24/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
SB 0289 AMEND 5 A 2Elections: other; requirement for certain federal election-related funding; require a majority vote in each chamber. Amends sec. 453 of 1984 PA 431 (MCL 18.453).AMEND TO ADD: State Legislature alone has obligation and right to determine election laws. Legislature has no obligation to adhere to fed election law or mandates that infringe on its constitutional authority Legislature is prohibited from adhering to any Federal law that it finds reprehensible. Legislature to sue bureaucrats, state, or federal officials for attempted execution of unauthorized changes to state election laws.Last Action: 03/24/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
SB 0290 SUPPORT 1 D 11Elections: challengers; certain requirements for election challengers; provide for, and limit the entities that can designate election challengers. Amends sec. 730 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.730) & repeals sec. 731 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.731).
Last Action: 03/24/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
SB 0291 SUPPORT 1 D 11Criminal procedure: sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for certain Michigan election law violations dealing with challengers; repeal. Amends sec. 11d, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.11d). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0290’21
Last Action: 03/24/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
SB 0292 SUPPORT 1 D 12Elections: challengers; training for election challengers; require, and require the secretary of state to establish election challenger training curriculum. Amends secs. 31 & 730 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.31 & 168.730); adds sec. 730a & repeals sec. 731 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.731).
Last Action: 03/24/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
SB 0293 SUPPORT 1 D 12 CCriminal procedure: sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for certain Michigan election law violations dealing with challengers; repeal. Amends sec. 11d, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.11d). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0292’21
Last Action: 03/24/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
SB 0294 AMEND1 C 11 a. b. & c  Elections: election officials; report regarding the appointment of an equal number of election inspectors from each major political party in each precinct; require under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 674 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.674).   AMEND: Election officials will report regarding the appointment of an equal number of election inspectors as selected by from each major political party in each precinct; require under certain circumstances.  AMEND. The ratio of partisan election inspectors in a local community shall be 1:1 for the political parties. (Outman) If the ratio isn’t 1:1 the local clerk needs to submit a report to the Secretary of State to outline steps taken to make it as close to 1:1 as possible.
Last Action: 03/24/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
SB 0295 AMEND 4 C 1-5Elections: election officials; election inspectors to conduct regular balancing checks on precinct tabulators during election day; require. Amends sec. 33 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.33).
AMEND TO INCLUDEOff-balance vote counts to undergo a re-count and forensic audit. If one precinct in a county fails to balance by more than 5% in a federal, state, or county election, then that precinct will automatically conduct a hand recount without the use of vote tabulatorsIf more than five (5) percent of a county’s voting precincts fail to balance in a federal, state, or county election, then a firm, mutually agreed upon by the two major parties, will conduct a forensic, countywide audit, to include, but not limited to, review of paper ballots with Republican and Democrat observers and workers within readable proximity.Thereafter, for the next two election cycles, the administration of the off-balance county will transfer to an independent, bipartisan election commission.The independent, bipartisan election commission will be composed in equal parts of two representatives selected by each of the two major parties.Last Action: 03/24/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
SB 0296 AMEND 4 J 14Elections: canvassing; number of members on a board of county canvassers based on population; provide for. Amends secs. 24a, 24c, 24e & 307 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.24a et seq.). AMEND to add: State parties will be allowed, by a specified deadline, the opportunity to select the canvassers to represent their parties.
Last Action: 03/24/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
SB 0297 AMEND 4 J 15Elections: canvassing; board of county canvassers approving assistants employed for canvassing; require, and require at least one member of the board of county canvassers from each major political party be present when canvassing the returns of votes. At least one County Board of Canvassers as provided by from each major state political party would need to be present for the canvassing of returns. (McBroom). Amends sec. 24e of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.24e).
Last Action: 03/24/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
SB 0298 No positionElections: election officials; deadline for certificate of determination by board of county canvassers; extend from 14 days to 21 days. Amends secs. 201, 581, 822 & 842 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.201 et seq.).
Last Action: 03/24/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
SB 0299 No positionElections: election officials; deadline for reporting of election results; extend. Amends sec. 809 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.809).
Last Action: 03/24/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
SB 0300 SUPPORT 4 F 3 if must have more than 1 Election Day)Elections: voting procedures; early voting Saturday before Election Day; provide for. Amends secs. 720 & 735 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.720 & 116.735) & adds sec. 720a. AMEND: Those votes will be tallied that day and anyone found tampering with or disclosing the results will be subject to a five-year felony..
Last Action: 03/24/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
SB 0301 AMEND 4 F 3Criminal procedure: sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for certain early voting violations under the Michigan election law; provide for. Amends sec. 11d, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.11d). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0300’21 AMEND: Those votes will be tallied that day and anyone found tampering with or disclosing the results will be subject to a five-year felony..

Last Action: 03/24/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
SB 0302 SUPPORT 3 A 9Elections: 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).
Last Action: 03/24/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
SB 0303 SUPPORT 4 J 2Elections: 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.)
Last Action: 03/24/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
SB 0304 AMEND 4 J 9Elections: voters; voter burden of proof for provisional ballot verification; require. Amends secs. 523a & 813 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.523a & 168.813). AMEND SB 0304. Anyone who casts a provisional ballot has six days prior to the election to prove to the local clerk they are who they say they are or else their vote is not counted.
Last Action: 03/24/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
SB 0305 SUPPORTElections: other; publication of the name or likeness of the secretary of state, a county clerk, or a local clerk on a communication related to certain election activities; prohibit. Amends 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.1 – 168.992) by adding sec. 931b.
Last Action: 03/24/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
SB 0306 SUPPORT 1 D 13 bElections: election officials; secretary of state to prepare a report regarding clerks who are not current with training; require, and require secretary of state to post the report on the department of state website. Amends 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.1 – 168.992) by adding sec. 33a.
Last Action: 03/24/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
SB 0307 Not opposedElections: ballot proposals; providing the full text of a ballot proposal to a voter or absent voter; require. Amends 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.1 – 168.992) by adding secs. 736h & 763a.
Last Action: 03/24/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
SB 0308 AMEND 4 J 1Elections: election officials; signature verification training for clerks and election inspectors; require, and require the secretary of state to promulgate rules regarding an objective signature verification process. Amends sec. 31 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.31). AMEND. Legislators will revise the signature verification process to the accuracy level of 90 percent.
Last Action: 03/24/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
SB 0309 AMEND 1 D 9Elections: challengers; rights of poll challengers and poll watchers; provide for. Amends sec. 733 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.733) & adds sec. 734a. AMEND: “reasonable distance” means a distance that allows the election inspectors sufficient room, as determined at the discretion of the poll challenger or poll watcher but not to exceed 2.5 feet, to perform their duties while still allowing challengers to clearly read and observe the poll books, tabulators, and other election documents and materials used at a polling place or counting board. OPTIONAL: Worker will be allowed clear readability and unobstructed views of each ballot as it is processed, and the proximity of the worker will be determined by the worker.
Last Action: 03/24/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
SB 0310 SUPPORT 2 PElections: absent voters; prohibition for secretary of state from sending or providing absent voter ballot applications to electors; provide for. Amends sec. 759 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.759).
Last Action: 03/24/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
SB 0311 OPPOSE 2 0Elections: 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. Do not open the door to online voting with electronic signatures. As evidence, this or a related bill has already expanded to include spouses voting electronically.
Last Action: 03/24/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
SB 0313 OPPOSE2 U 4Absent voters; permanent absent voter list; require. Amends 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.1 – 168.992) by adding sec. 759e. REJECT: Need to eliminate permanent absent voter list.
Last Action: 03/24/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
SB 0334 SUPPORT 2 SAbsent voters; pre-processing of absent voter ballots; allow. Amends secs. 24k & 765 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.24k & 168.765). “Not later than 40 days before each August primary election held in an even numbered year, each board of county canvassers shall examine the absent voter ballot secrecy envelope containers to be used. Requires time Sec. of State report. (Ruth Johnson) 
Last Action: 03/25/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
HB 4062 UNDECIDEDPublic employees and officers: ethics; financial disclosure report; require certain candidates for executive office to file. Creates new act.
Last Action: 02/02/2021 – bill electronically reproduced 01/28/2021
HB 4090 UNDECIDEDPublic employees and officers: ethics; financial disclosure report; require certain candidates for judicial office to file. Creates new act.
Last Action: 02/04/2021 – bill electronically reproduced 02/03/2021
HB 4127 SUPPORT3 FElections: 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).
Last Action: 03/10/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
HB 4128 AMEND3 G 4Elections: 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). AMEND: If a notice sent under subsection (2) is returned to the secretary of state by the post office as undeliverable, the secretary of state will identify the registration record of that elector as challenged as provided in this act. If the elector does not vote or engage in voting-related activityby the first business day after the second general November election that is held after the date on the notice, the secretary of state will cancel the registration of that elector and notify the appropriate city or township clerk of the cancellation.
Last Action: 03/10/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
HB 4129 SUPPORT1 D 13Elections: 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.
Last Action: 03/10/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
HB 4132 SUPPORT2 Q Elections: offenses; certain felonies involving absent voter ballot applications; create. Amends sec. 759 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.759).
Last Action: 03/09/2021 – referred to second reading
HB 4133 SUPPORT2 Q Criminal 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 ’21
Last Action: 03/09/2021 – referred to second reading
HB 4134 OPPOSE 2 U 4Elections: 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. PIME opposes any permanent absent voter list. Absent voters should be required to renew every election cycle. 
Last Action: 03/10/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
HB 4135 SUPPORT2 RElections: 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).
Last Action: 03/10/2021 – REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS
HB 4191 SUPPORT6 DEducation: board members; popular election of intermediate school board members; require. Amends sec. 611, 612, 614, 616, 617 & 703 of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.611 et seq.) & repeals sec. 615 of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.615).
Last Action: 02/11/2021 – bill electronically reproduced 02/10/2021
HB 4192 N/AElections: 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.
Last Action: 02/11/2021 – bill electronically reproduced 02/10/2021
HB 4193 SUPPORT Property tax: millage; combining millages into a single ballot proposal; prohibit. Amends sec. 24f of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.24f).
Last Action: 02/11/2021 – bill electronically reproduced 02/10/2021
HB 4200 SUPPORT6 EElections: initiative and referendum; time frame to review initiative petitions; clarify. Amends sec. 477 of 1954 PA 116 (CL 168.477).
Last Action: 02/11/2021 – bill electronically reproduced 02/10/2021
HB 4276 N/ARecords: other; reporting of pre-incarceration address of incarcerated individuals by the department of corrections for voting district population counts; require. Creates new act.
Last Action: 02/23/2021 – per Rule 41 referred to Committee on Elections and Ethics
HB 4282 N/AElections: 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).
Last Action: 03/10/2021 – referred to second reading
HB 4283 N/AElections: 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).
Last Action: 03/10/2021 – referred to second reading
HB 4284 N/AElections: 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).
Last Action: 03/10/2021 – referred to second reading
HB 4285 N/AElections: candidates; candidate filing fee in lieu of nominating petitions for township offices; make nonrefundable. Amends sec. 349 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.349).
Last Action: 03/10/2021 – referred to second reading
HB 4319 N/AElections: 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 4320’21
Last Action: 02/24/2021 – bill electronically reproduced 02/23/2021
HB 4320 N/AElections: 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 4319’21
Last Action: 02/24/2021 – bill electronically reproduced 02/23/2021
HB 4323 N/APublic employees and officers: ethics; financial disclosure report; require state representatives to file. Creates new act.
Last Action: 02/25/2021 – bill electronically reproduced 02/24/2021
HB 4344 N/APublic employees and officers: ethics; financial disclosure report; require individuals serving on and candidates for the state board of education to file. Creates new act.
Last Action: 02/25/2021 – bill electronically reproduced 02/24/2021
HB 4360 UNDECIDEDElections: 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.
Last Action: 03/02/2021 – bill electronically reproduced 02/25/2021
HB 4361 OPPOSE2 U 4Elections: absent voters; permanent absent voter list; require Amends 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.1 – 168.992) by adding sec. 759e. “Each county, city, or township clerk may mail to each registered elector in the county, city, or township a notice indicating that the elector may request to be placed on the permanent absent voter list of the city or township in which the elector is registered to vote.”
Last Action: 03/02/2021 – bill electronically reproduced 02/25/2021
HB 4362 OPPOSEElections: 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). “… there must be not less than 1 voting machine for each 500 active registered electors at the general November election” Democrat sponsor
Last Action: 03/02/2021 – bill electronically reproduced 02/25/2021
HB 4425 N/AElections: 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.
Last Action: 03/04/2021 – bill electronically reproduced 03/04/2021
HB 4426 OPPOSEEducation: 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. 
Last Action: 03/04/2021 – bill electronically reproduced 03/04/2021PIME: Better to let the current Boards of Education select the state BOE
HB 4491 SUPPORT3 B 9Elections: 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).
Last Action: 03/16/2021 – bill electronically reproduced 03/11/2021
HB 4492 SUPPORT4 D 11Elections: polling places; polling place locations; expand. Amends sec. 662 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.662). Before a building that is not publicly owned or controlled is designated as a polling place by a city or township, the clerk of the city or township in which that building is located must obtain a signed affidavit from the owner or manager of the building that certifies that the owner of the building is not a person that is a sponsor of a political committee or independent committee. Ann Bollin: HB4492 
Last Action: 03/16/2021 – bill electronically reproduced 03/11/2021
HB 4510 SUPPORT4 J 11Elections: 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.
Last Action: 03/16/2021 – bill electronically reproduced 03/11/2021
HB 4511 SUPPORT1 D 14Elections: 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). Elected Official’s Name must not appear on any ballot-related material that is provided to an elector. HB 4511
Last Action: 03/17/2021 – bill electronically reproduced 03/16/2021
HB 4512 N/AElections: other; procedure for the removal of official on the state board of education, the board of regents of the University of Michigan, the board of trustees of Michigan State University, or the board of governors of Wayne State University; clarify. Amends sec. 293 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.293).
Last Action: 03/17/2021 – bill electronically reproduced 03/16/2021
HB 4528 SUPPORT1 D 13Elections: 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. Sponsor: Bollin
Last Action: 03/17/2021 – bill electronically reproduced 03/16/2021
HB 4530 SUPPORTElections: 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.).
Last Action: 03/18/2021 – bill electronically reproduced 03/17/2021. DEMOCRAT SPONSORS
HB 4531 SUPPORTElections: 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 4530’21
Last Action: 03/18/2021 – bill electronically reproduced 03/17/2021. DEMOCRAT SPONSORS
HB 4532 SUPPORTElections: 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 4530’21
Last Action: 03/18/2021 – bill electronically reproduced 03/17/2021
HB 4533 SUPPORTElections: 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 4530’21
Last Action: 03/18/2021 – bill electronically reproduced 03/17/2021

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