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HB 4029: Make presidential primary earlier
Introduced January 18, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: presidential primary; presidential primary election date; revise.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Noah Arbit
Cosponsors: Penelope Tsernoglou, Erin Byrnes, Jennifer Conlin, William Snyder, Denise Mentzer, Carrie Rheingans, Kristian Grant, Sharon MacDonell, Jason Morgan, Natalie Price, Rachel Hood, Philip Skaggs, Julie Rogers, Lori Stone, Dylan Wegela, Felicia Brabec, Jason Hoskins, Jimmie Wilson, Ranjeev Puri, Stephanie Young, Cynthia Neeley, Amos O'Neal, Alabas Farhat, Abraham Aiyash
Referred to House Elections Committee

HB 4033: Require state funding of special elections for state legislative seats
Introduced January 19, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: special elections; state to reimburse costs for certain special elections; require.
Tags: Elections, Leftism, Local Government, Spending   
Sponsor: Veronica Paiz
Cosponsors: Penelope Tsernoglou, Sharon MacDonell, Thomas Kuhn, William Snyder, Denise Mentzer, Jason Morgan, Carol Glanville, Julie Brixie, Dylan Wegela, Regina Miller, Emily Dievendorf, Kimberly Edwards, Rachel Hood, Tyrone Carter, Erin Byrnes, Natalie Price, Nate Shannon, Jennifer Conlin, Donavan McKinney, Philip Skaggs, Mike McFall, Noah Arbit, Alabas Farhat, Felicia Brabec, Kevin Coleman, Stephanie Young, Jasper Martus, Kara Hope, Betsy Coffia, Amos O'Neal, Tullio Liberati, Brenda Carter, Regina Weiss, Cynthia Neeley, Helena Scott, Julie Rogers, Joey Andrews, Lori Stone
Referred to House Elections Committee

Votes on this bill

05/11/23  House roll call vote #98 On passage: Passed 94 – 13 (See how they voted)


HB 4127: Ban firearms within 100ft of drop box
Introduced February 22, 2023
Official text and analysis

Weapons: other; possession of firearms at a polling place; prohibit.
Tags: Civil Liberties, Elections, Guns, Leftism   
Sponsor: Penelope Tsernoglou
Cosponsors: Stephanie Young, Kara Hope, Carrie Rheingans, Mike McFall, Samantha Steckloff, Joey Andrews, Natalie Price, Jason Hoskins, Betsy Coffia, William Snyder, Felicia Brabec, Jennifer Conlin, Jim Haadsma, Denise Mentzer, Noah Arbit, Dylan Wegela, Jimmie Wilson, Kelly Breen, Tullio Liberati, Erin Byrnes, Regina Miller, Jason Morgan, Julie Brixie, Carol Glanville, Jasper Martus, Rachel Hood, Philip Skaggs, Christine Morse, Jaime Churches, Regina Weiss, Julie Rogers, Donavan McKinney, Amos O'Neal, Abraham Aiyash
Referred to House Elections Committee

Votes on this bill

11/09/23  House roll call vote #545 On passage: Passed 56 – 53 (See how they voted)
02/29/24  Senate roll call vote #43 Minor amendment: Passed 36 – 1 (See how they voted)
02/29/24  Senate roll call vote #44 Republican amendment to protect 2nd Amendment: Failed 18 – 20 (See how they voted)
02/29/24  Senate roll call vote #45 On passage: Passed 21 – 17 (See how they voted)
02/29/24  Senate roll call vote #46 On passage: Passed 20 – 18 (See how they voted)


HB 4128: Ban firearms within 100ft of drop box
Introduced February 22, 2023
Official text and analysis

Weapons: other; firearms within 100 feet of an absentee ballot counting board while ballots are being counted; prohibit.
Tags: Civil Liberties, Elections, Guns, Leftism   
Sponsor: Stephanie Young
Cosponsors: Penelope Tsernoglou, Kara Hope, Samantha Steckloff, Carrie Rheingans, Mike McFall, Joey Andrews, Natalie Price, Jason Hoskins, Betsy Coffia, William Snyder, Felicia Brabec, Jennifer Conlin, Jim Haadsma, Denise Mentzer, Noah Arbit, Dylan Wegela, Jimmie Wilson, Kelly Breen, Tullio Liberati, Erin Byrnes, Regina Miller, Jason Morgan, Julie Brixie, Carol Glanville, Jasper Martus, Rachel Hood, Sharon MacDonell, Philip Skaggs, Christine Morse, Jaime Churches, Regina Weiss, Donavan McKinney, Amos O'Neal, Abraham Aiyash
Referred to House Elections Committee

Votes on this bill

11/09/23  House roll call vote #546 On passage: Passed 56 – 53 (See how they voted)
02/29/24  Senate roll call vote #48 On passage: Passed 20 – 18 (See how they voted)


HB 4129: Criminalize "intimidating" election officials committing crimes
Introduced February 22, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: offenses; intimidating an election inspector or preventing an election inspector from performing his or her duties; prohibit.
Tags: Civil Liberties, Elections, Leftism   
Sponsor: Kara Hope
Cosponsors: Penelope Tsernoglou, Samantha Steckloff, Stephanie Young, Carrie Rheingans, Mike McFall, Joey Andrews, Natalie Price, Jason Hoskins, Betsy Coffia, Jennifer Conlin, Jim Haadsma, Denise Mentzer, Noah Arbit, Dylan Wegela, Jimmie Wilson, Kelly Breen, Tullio Liberati, Erin Byrnes, Regina Miller, Jason Morgan, Julie Brixie, Carol Glanville, Jasper Martus, Rachel Hood, Christine Morse, Jaime Churches, Regina Weiss, Julie Rogers, Donavan McKinney, Amos O'Neal, Abraham Aiyash
Referred to House Elections Committee

Votes on this bill

11/01/23  House roll call vote #442 On passage: Passed 56 – 54 (See how they voted)
11/09/23  Senate roll call vote #725 Republican amendment: Failed 17 – 20 (See how they voted)
11/09/23  Senate roll call vote #726 On passage: Passed 21 – 16 (See how they voted)
11/30/23: Signed into law, PA 253 of 2023

HB 4130: Criminalize "intimidating" election officials committing crimes
Introduced February 22, 2023
Official text and analysis

Criminal procedure: sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for certain Michigan election law violations dealing with intimidating an election official; provide for.
Tags: Civil Liberties, Criminal Justice, Elections, Leftism   
Sponsor: Kara Hope
Cosponsors: Penelope Tsernoglou, Samantha Steckloff, Stephanie Young, Carrie Rheingans, Mike McFall, Joey Andrews, Natalie Price, Jason Hoskins, Betsy Coffia, William Snyder, Felicia Brabec, Jim Haadsma, Jennifer Conlin, Denise Mentzer, Noah Arbit, Kelly Breen, Tullio Liberati, Erin Byrnes, Regina Miller, Jason Morgan, Julie Brixie, Carol Glanville, Jasper Martus, Rachel Hood, Philip Skaggs, Christine Morse, Jaime Churches, Regina Weiss, Julie Rogers, Donavan McKinney, Amos O'Neal, Abraham Aiyash
Referred to House Elections Committee

Votes on this bill

11/01/23  House roll call vote #443 On passage: Passed 56 – 54 (See how they voted)


HB 4156: National Popular Vote
Introduced March 2, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: other; agreement among the states to elect the President by national popular vote; enter into.
Tags: Elections, Leftism   
Sponsor: Carrie Rheingans
Cosponsors: Penelope Tsernoglou, Matt Koleszar, Samantha Steckloff, Dylan Wegela, Erin Byrnes, Noah Arbit, Natalie Price, Laurie Pohutsky, Regina Weiss, Jasper Martus, Sharon MacDonell, Emily Dievendorf, Ranjeev Puri, Tyrone Carter, Philip Skaggs, Rachel Hood, Jimmie Wilson, Veronica Paiz, Helena Scott, Julie Brixie, Jason Hoskins, Regina Miller, Stephanie Young, Kristian Grant, Felicia Brabec, Kara Hope, Mike McFall, Brenda Carter, Donavan McKinney, Amos O'Neal, Joey Andrews, Alabas Farhat, Karen Whitsett, Abraham Aiyash
Referred to House Elections Committee

HB 4191: Give state IDs and driver licenses to parolees before release
Introduced March 7, 2023
Official text and analysis

Traffic control: driver license; program to provide driver license and state identification cards to parolees; provide for.
Tags: Criminal Justice, Elections, Leftism   
Sponsor: Abraham Aiyash
Cosponsors: Mike McFall, Felicia Brabec, Jimmie Wilson, Julie Rogers, Emily Dievendorf, Kimberly Edwards, John Fitzgerald, Carrie Rheingans, Veronica Paiz, Helena Scott, Dylan Wegela, Kara Hope, Samantha Steckloff, Jennifer Conlin, Tyrone Carter, Tullio Liberati, Philip Skaggs, William Snyder, Natalie Price, Regina Weiss, Rachel Hood
Referred to House Criminal Justice Committee

Votes on this bill

06/14/23  House roll call vote #153 On passage: Passed 73 – 36 (See how they voted)


HB 4192: Give state IDs and driver licenses to parolees before release
Introduced March 7, 2023
Official text and analysis

Corrections: other; program to provide driver license and state identification cards to parolees; provide for.
Tags: Criminal Justice, Elections, Leftism   
Sponsor: Felicia Brabec
Cosponsors: Abraham Aiyash, Kimberly Edwards, John Fitzgerald, Mike McFall, Carrie Rheingans, Denise Mentzer, Veronica Paiz, Helena Scott, Kara Hope, Dylan Wegela, Samantha Steckloff, Jennifer Conlin, Tyrone Carter, Tullio Liberati, Philip Skaggs, William Snyder, Natalie Price, Regina Weiss, Rachel Hood
Referred to House Criminal Justice Committee

Votes on this bill

06/14/23  House roll call vote #154 On passage: Passed 73 – 36 (See how they voted)


HB 4193: Give state IDs and driver licenses to parolees before release
Introduced March 7, 2023
Official text and analysis

State: identification cards; program to provide state identification cards to parolees; provide for.
Tags: Criminal Justice, Elections, Leftism   
Sponsor: Kimberly Edwards
Cosponsors: Mike McFall, Abraham Aiyash, Felicia Brabec, Jimmie Wilson, Julie Rogers, Emily Dievendorf, John Fitzgerald, Carrie Rheingans, Veronica Paiz, Helena Scott, Kara Hope, Dylan Wegela, Samantha Steckloff, Jennifer Conlin, Tyrone Carter, Tullio Liberati, Philip Skaggs, William Snyder, Natalie Price, Regina Weiss, Rachel Hood
Referred to House Criminal Justice Committee

Votes on this bill

06/14/23  House roll call vote #155 On passage: Passed 74 – 35 (See how they voted)


HB 4194: Give state IDs and driver licenses to parolees before release
Introduced March 7, 2023
Official text and analysis

State: identification cards; cross-reference to 1972 PA 222; update.
Tags: Criminal Justice, Elections, Leftism   
Sponsor: Mike McFall
Cosponsors: Abraham Aiyash, Felicia Brabec, Jimmie Wilson, Julie Rogers, Kimberly Edwards, John Fitzgerald, Carrie Rheingans, Veronica Paiz, Helena Scott, Kara Hope, Dylan Wegela, Samantha Steckloff, Jennifer Conlin, Tyrone Carter, Tullio Liberati, Philip Skaggs, William Snyder, Natalie Price, Regina Weiss, Rachel Hood
Referred to House Criminal Justice Committee

Votes on this bill

06/14/23  House roll call vote #156 On passage: Passed 73 – 36 (See how they voted)


HB 4210: Expand paperless electronic voting
Introduced March 8, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: absent voters; electronic return of absent voter ballots by military voters and their spouses; provide for.
Tags: Elections, Leftism   
Sponsor: Carol Glanville
Cosponsors: Jason Morgan, Felicia Brabec, Tyrone Carter, Noah Arbit, Sharon MacDonell, Julie Rogers, Joey Andrews, Jimmie Wilson, Curtis VanderWall, Cameron Cavitt, Matt Koleszar, Jennifer Conlin, John Fitzgerald, Jason Hoskins, Rachel Hood, Jaime Churches, Philip Skaggs, William Snyder, Amos O'Neal, Denise Mentzer, Samantha Steckloff, Carrie Rheingans, Erin Byrnes, Julie Brixie, Stephanie Young, Gregory Markkanen, Betsy Coffia, Kevin Coleman, Brenda Carter, Penelope Tsernoglou, Abraham Aiyash

Votes on this bill

09/27/23  House roll call vote #320 On passage: Passed 56 – 54 (See how they voted)


HB 4216: Distribute electoral votes by winner of each congressional district
Introduced March 8, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: other; electoral votes; require to be chosen from each congressional district.
Tags: Elections, No Expectation Of Passage   
Sponsor: Jaime Greene
Cosponsors: Ken Borton, Cameron Cavitt, Matt Bierlein, Joseph Aragona, Nancy DeBoer, Joseph Fox

HB 4217: Distribute electoral votes by winner of each congressional district
Introduced March 8, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: other; electoral votes; require to be chosen from each congressional district.
Tags: Elections, No Expectation Of Passage   
Sponsor: Gregory Markkanen
Cosponsors: Ken Borton, Cameron Cavitt, Matt Bierlein, Joseph Aragona, Nancy DeBoer, Joseph Fox

HB 4227: Required updated photos in voter file and election officials to verify voter with photo
Introduced March 9, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: qualified voter file; most recent digitized photographic image of an elector to be contained in the qualified vote file; require, and require election officials to compare the digitized photographic image of an elector to that elector before voting.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Jay DeBoyer
Cosponsors: Rachelle Smit, Brian BeGole, Joseph Aragona, Matt Bierlein, Timothy Beson, Tom Kunse, Matt Maddock, Gregory Alexander, Gina Johnsen, Brad Paquette, Alicia St. Germaine, Kathy Schmaltz, Angela Rigas, Bill Schuette, Nancy DeBoer, David Prestin, John Roth, James DeSana, Neil Friske, Luke Meerman

HB 4230: Allow forced union dues to be spent on left-wing politics
Introduced March 9, 2023
Official text and analysis

Labor: public service employment; deduction from a public employee's wages for certain political purposes; remove prohibition against. Amends sec. 7 of 1978 PA 390 (MCL 408.477).
Tags: Big Labor, Civil Liberties, Elections, Leftism, Special Interest Deal   
Sponsor: Jimmie Wilson
Cosponsors: Cynthia Neeley, Julie Brixie, Carrie Rheingans, Erin Byrnes, Brenda Carter, Jason Hoskins, Helena Scott, Kristian Grant, Joey Andrews, Christine Morse, Jason Morgan, Emily Dievendorf, Kara Hope, Kimberly Edwards, Penelope Tsernoglou, Philip Skaggs, Natalie Price, Felicia Brabec, Lori Stone, Samantha Steckloff, Amos O'Neal, Tyrone Carter, Stephanie Young, Tullio Liberati, Sharon MacDonell, William Snyder, Nate Shannon, Ranjeev Puri, Julie Rogers, Carol Glanville, Regina Miller, Kevin Coleman, Abraham Aiyash, Karen Whitsett
Referred to House Labor Committee

Votes on this bill

11/01/23  House roll call vote #456 On passage: Passed 56 – 54 (See how they voted)
11/09/23  Senate roll call vote #732 On passage: Passed 20 – 16 (See how they voted)
11/29/23: Signed into law, PA 243 of 2023

HB 4234: Allow automatic payroll deductions to be sent to (Democrat) PACs
Introduced March 9, 2023
Official text and analysis

Campaign finance: other; automatic payroll deductions for PAC contributions; allow.
Tags: Big Labor, Civil Liberties, Elections, Leftism, Special Interest Deal   
Sponsor: Penelope Tsernoglou
Cosponsors: Carrie Rheingans, Cynthia Neeley, Erin Byrnes, Julie Brixie, Jaime Churches, Brenda Carter, Jason Hoskins, Kristian Grant, Helena Scott, Christine Morse, Emily Dievendorf, Jimmie Wilson, Kara Hope, Denise Mentzer, Natalie Price, Amos O'Neal, Felicia Brabec, Lori Stone, Samantha Steckloff, Philip Skaggs, Joey Andrews, Stephanie Young, Tyrone Carter, Tullio Liberati, Sharon MacDonell, William Snyder, Nate Shannon, Ranjeev Puri, Carol Glanville, Regina Miller, Kevin Coleman, Abraham Aiyash, Karen Whitsett

Votes on this bill

11/01/23  House roll call vote #457 On passage: Passed 56 – 54 (See how they voted)
11/09/23  Senate roll call vote #733 On passage: Passed 20 – 16 (See how they voted)
11/29/23: Signed into law, PA 244 of 2023

HB 4267: New law to force all public officers to disclose their personal finances
Introduced March 14, 2023
Official text and analysis

Legislature: legislators; conflict of interest prohibition; modify.
Tags: Civil Liberties, Elections, Transparency   
Sponsor: James DeSana
Cosponsors: Thomas Kuhn, Jamie Thompson, Jaime Greene, Angela Rigas, Tom Kunse, Matt Bierlein, Ann Bollin, Luke Meerman, Mark Tisdel, Bill Schuette, Robert Bezotte, Ken Borton, Donni Steele, Alicia St. Germaine, Timothy Beson
Referred to House Ethics and Oversight Committee

HB 4268: New law to force all public officers to disclose their personal finances
Introduced March 14, 2023
Official text and analysis

Legislature: other; provision related to conflict of interest; modify.
Tags: Civil Liberties, Elections, Transparency   
Sponsor: Timothy Beson
Cosponsors: Thomas Kuhn, Jamie Thompson, Jaime Greene, Angela Rigas, Tom Kunse, Matt Bierlein, Ann Bollin, Luke Meerman, Mark Tisdel, Bill Schuette, Robert Bezotte, Ken Borton, Donni Steele, Alicia St. Germaine
Referred to House Ethics and Oversight Committee

HB 4269: New law to force all public officers to disclose their personal finances
Introduced March 14, 2023
Official text and analysis

Campaign finance: statements and reports; certain financial disclosure requirements; provide for.
Tags: Civil Liberties, Elections, Transparency   
Sponsor: Mike Harris
Cosponsors: Thomas Kuhn, Jamie Thompson, Ann Bollin, Jaime Greene, Angela Rigas, Tom Kunse, Matt Bierlein, Luke Meerman, Mark Tisdel, Bill Schuette, Robert Bezotte, Ken Borton, Donni Steele, Alicia St. Germaine, Timothy Beson
Referred to House Ethics and Oversight Committee

HB 4324: Allow concealed pistol license to count as ID for voting
Introduced March 22, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: voters; definition of identification for election purposes; expand to include current concealed pistol license. Amends sec. 2 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.2).
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: James DeSana
Cosponsors: Gregory Alexander, Joseph Fox, Jay DeBoyer, Matt Maddock, Robert Bezotte, Mike Hoadley, Neil Friske
Referred to House Elections Committee

HB 4326: Require and impose regulations and finance limits on recall committees
Introduced March 22, 2023
Official text and analysis

Campaign finance: contributions and expenditures; provision related to officeholders raising funds when facing a recall; modify, and require candidate to establish a separate account used for recall purposes. Amends secs. 3, 11, 12, 21, 24 & 52 of 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.203 et seq.) & adds sec. 21b.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Ann Bollin
Cosponsors: David Prestin, Jay DeBoyer, Mike Hoadley, Phil Green, Jaime Greene, Jamie Thompson
Referred to House Elections Committee

HB 4334: Provide a tax credit up to $250 to donate to political campaigns
Introduced March 23, 2023
Official text and analysis

Individual income tax: credit; tax incentive for contributions made to certain ballot and candidate committees; provide for.
Tags: Elections, Leftism, Taxes   
Sponsor: Philip Skaggs
Cosponsors: Jasper Martus, Jason Hoskins, Carrie Rheingans, Jimmie Wilson, Kristian Grant, Felicia Brabec, Penelope Tsernoglou, Mike McFall, Denise Mentzer, Sharon MacDonell
Referred to House Tax Policy Committee

HB 4413: Allow campaign contributions be spent on child care
Introduced April 13, 2023
Official text and analysis

Campaign finance: contributions and expenditures; use of campaign funds to pay for child care expenses; allow.
Tags: Elections, Leftism   
Sponsor: Rachel Hood
Cosponsors: Carrie Rheingans, Jimmie Wilson, Lori Stone, Kara Hope, Samantha Steckloff, Brenda Carter, Erin Byrnes, Carol Glanville, Penelope Tsernoglou, Helena Scott, Sharon MacDonell, Emily Dievendorf, Regina Weiss, Noah Arbit, Felicia Brabec, Cynthia Neeley, Kristian Grant, Stephanie Young, Mike McFall, Abraham Aiyash
Referred to House Elections Committee

HB 4440: National Popular Vote
Introduced April 20, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: presidential electors; presidential electors who are elected under the agreement among the states to elect the President by national popular vote; clarify.
Tags: Elections, Leftism   
Sponsor: Carrie Rheingans
Cosponsors: Penelope Tsernoglou
Referred to House Elections Committee

HB 4502: Regulate some details on poll challengers
Introduced May 3, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: challengers; requirements for election challengers; provide for.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Ann Bollin
Cosponsors: James DeSana, Angela Rigas, Bryan Posthumus, John Roth, Sarah Lightner, Rachelle Smit, Curtis VanderWall
Referred to House Government Operations Committee

HB 4503: Mandate poll challengers take a training course developed by the Secretary of State
Introduced May 3, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: challengers; training requirements for election challengers; provide for, and provide for comprehensive election challenger training for county clerks, political parties, and other organizations.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Ann Bollin
Cosponsors: James DeSana, Angela Rigas, Bryan Posthumus, John Roth, Sarah Lightner, Rachelle Smit, Curtis VanderWall
Referred to House Government Operations Committee

HB 4534: Require government to help parolees learn to vote
Introduced May 9, 2023
Official text and analysis

Corrections: parole; certain voting information on release; require department of corrections to provide.
Tags: Elections, Leftism, Spending   
Sponsor: Lori Stone
Cosponsors: Erin Byrnes, Carol Glanville, Felicia Brabec, Donavan McKinney, Samantha Steckloff, Natalie Price, Julie Brixie, Helena Scott, Jimmie Wilson, Emily Dievendorf, Rachel Hood
Referred to House Elections Committee

HB 4536: Require county executives be elected in presidential years
Introduced May 9, 2023
Official text and analysis

Counties: charter; election of county executive in a charter county; modify election schedule to the presidential election years.
Tags: Elections, Local Government   
Sponsor: Joseph Aragona
Cosponsors: Jay DeBoyer, Alicia St. Germaine, Douglas Wozniak, Jason Morgan, Denise Mentzer, Nate Shannon, Thomas Kuhn
Referred to House Elections Committee

HB 4567: Update reference because no-ID absentee ballots are no longer presumptively challenged
Introduced May 16, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: voters; certain references to challenged ballots; remove.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Penelope Tsernoglou
Cosponsors: Julie Rogers, Natalie Price, Erin Byrnes, Carrie Rheingans, Joey Andrews, Jimmie Wilson, Rachel Hood, Laurie Pohutsky, Jennifer Conlin, Jason Hoskins, Julie Brixie, Mike McFall, Kara Hope, Kelly Breen, Noah Arbit, Sharon MacDonell, Dylan Wegela, Regina Miller, Emily Dievendorf, Helena Scott, Jason Morgan, Stephanie Young, Matt Koleszar, Regina Weiss, Kristian Grant, Alabas Farhat, Veronica Paiz, Felicia Brabec, Donavan McKinney, Samantha Steckloff, Betsy Coffia, Kimberly Edwards, Amos O'Neal, Cynthia Neeley, Jasper Martus, Karen Whitsett
Referred to House Elections Committee

Votes on this bill

09/27/23  House roll call vote #322 On passage: Passed 56 – 54 (See how they voted)
10/24/23  Senate roll call vote #581 On passage: Passed 20 – 18 (See how they voted)
11/07/23: Signed into law, PA 184 of 2023

HB 4568: Allow companies to drive voters to the polls
Introduced May 16, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: offenses; prohibition on the hiring of transportation assistance to the polls; eliminate.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Karen Whitsett
Cosponsors: Julie Rogers, Penelope Tsernoglou, Natalie Price, Erin Byrnes, Carrie Rheingans, Joey Andrews, Jimmie Wilson, Rachel Hood, Laurie Pohutsky, Jennifer Conlin, Jason Hoskins, Julie Brixie, Mike McFall, Denise Mentzer, Kara Hope, Kelly Breen, Noah Arbit, Sharon MacDonell, Dylan Wegela, Philip Skaggs, Regina Miller, Emily Dievendorf, Helena Scott, Jason Morgan, Stephanie Young, Matt Koleszar, Regina Weiss, Alabas Farhat, Veronica Paiz, Felicia Brabec, Donavan McKinney, Samantha Steckloff, Betsy Coffia, Kimberly Edwards, Amos O'Neal, Cynthia Neeley, Kristian Grant, Jasper Martus
Referred to House Elections Committee

Votes on this bill

09/27/23  House roll call vote #323 On passage: Passed 56 – 54 (See how they voted)
10/24/23  Senate roll call vote #582 Republican amendment to prohibit vote drivers from advertising candidates and parties: Failed 18 – 20 (See how they voted)
10/24/23  Senate roll call vote #583 Republican amendment to prohibit vote drivers from intimidating voters: Failed 18 – 20 (See how they voted)
10/24/23  Senate roll call vote #584 Amendment to prohibit vote drivers from electioneering and intimidation: Failed 18 – 20 (See how they voted)
10/24/23  Senate roll call vote #585 On passage: Passed 20 – 18 (See how they voted)
11/07/23: Signed into law, PA 185 of 2023

HB 4569: Allow "pre-registration" of voters at age 16
Introduced May 16, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: registration; preregistration to vote at age 16; provide for.
Tags: Elections, Children   
Sponsor: Betsy Coffia
Cosponsors: Julie Rogers, Penelope Tsernoglou, Natalie Price, Carrie Rheingans, Erin Byrnes, Joey Andrews, Jimmie Wilson, Rachel Hood, Laurie Pohutsky, Jennifer Conlin, Jason Hoskins, Julie Brixie, Mike McFall, Denise Mentzer, Kara Hope, Kelly Breen, Noah Arbit, Sharon MacDonell, Dylan Wegela, Philip Skaggs, Regina Miller, Emily Dievendorf, Jason Morgan, Helena Scott, Stephanie Young, Matt Koleszar, Regina Weiss, Alabas Farhat, Veronica Paiz, Felicia Brabec, Donavan McKinney, Samantha Steckloff, Kimberly Edwards, Amos O'Neal, Cynthia Neeley, Kristian Grant, Jasper Martus, Karen Whitsett
Referred to House Elections Committee

Votes on this bill

06/27/23  House roll call vote #227 On passage: Passed 56 – 52 (See how they voted)
11/02/23  Senate roll call vote #653 On passage: Passed 20 – 18 (See how they voted)
11/08/23  House roll call vote #503 Concur with Senate: Passed 56 – 53 (See how they voted)
11/30/23: Signed into law, PA 258 of 2023

HB 4570: Allow voters to apply for absentee ballots online without signature verification
Introduced May 16, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: absent voters; online application for absent voter ballots; provide for.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Julie Rogers
Cosponsors: Penelope Tsernoglou, Natalie Price, Carrie Rheingans, Erin Byrnes, Joey Andrews, Jimmie Wilson, Rachel Hood, Laurie Pohutsky, Jennifer Conlin, Jason Hoskins, Julie Brixie, Mike McFall, Denise Mentzer, Kara Hope, Kelly Breen, Noah Arbit, Sharon MacDonell, Dylan Wegela, Philip Skaggs, Regina Miller, Emily Dievendorf, Helena Scott, Jason Morgan, Stephanie Young, Matt Koleszar, Regina Weiss, Veronica Paiz, Felicia Brabec, Donavan McKinney, Alabas Farhat, Samantha Steckloff, Betsy Coffia, Kimberly Edwards, Amos O'Neal, Cynthia Neeley, Kristian Grant, Jasper Martus, Karen Whitsett
Referred to House Elections Committee

Votes on this bill

09/27/23  House roll call vote #324 On passage: Passed 56 – 54 (See how they voted)
11/02/23  Senate roll call vote #654 On passage: Passed 20 – 18 (See how they voted)
12/01/23: Signed into law, PA 270 of 2023

HB 4586: Require unions report expenditures quarterly
Introduced May 16, 2023
Official text and analysis

Labor: collective bargaining; labor organizations; require to prepare quarterly report regarding expenditures.
Tags: Big Labor, Elections, Transparency   
Sponsor: Timothy Beson
Cosponsors: Matt Bierlein
Referred to House Government Operations Committee

HB 4587: Limit labor union political spending
Introduced May 16, 2023
Official text and analysis

Campaign finance: contributions and expenditures; exemption of a labor organization; prohibit under certain circumstances.
Tags: Big Labor, Elections   
Sponsor: Andrew Beeler
Cosponsors: Matt Bierlein
Referred to House Government Operations Committee

HB 4594: Create absentee ballot electronic tracking system
Introduced May 17, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: absent voters; absent voter ballot and application tracking system; create.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Dylan Wegela
Cosponsors: Penelope Tsernoglou, Joey Andrews, Noah Arbit, Nate Shannon, Helena Scott, Jimmie Wilson, Jasper Martus, Jason Hoskins, Sharon MacDonell, Julie Brixie, Carrie Rheingans, Natalie Price, Kimberly Edwards, Emily Dievendorf, Abraham Aiyash
Referred to House Elections Committee

HB 4670: Repeal campaign finance requirement on donations made under the Gaming Control Act
Introduced May 25, 2023
Official text and analysis

Campaign finance: contributions and expenditures; provision related to contributions made under the Gaming Control and Revenue Act; repeal.
Tags: Elections, Gambling/casinos   
Sponsor: Angela Rigas
Cosponsors: Gina Johnsen, Timothy Beson, Tom Kunse, Joseph Aragona, Jay DeBoyer
Referred to House Government Operations Committee

HB 4695: Implement early voting
Introduced June 6, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: voting procedures; early voting procedures; provide for and clarify.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Penelope Tsernoglou
Cosponsors: Kara Hope, Jenn Hill, Stephanie Young, Carol Glanville, Carrie Rheingans, Jimmie Wilson, Jason Morgan, Regina Miller, Dylan Wegela, Kristian Grant, Amos O'Neal, Veronica Paiz, Sharon MacDonell, Julie Brixie, Matt Koleszar, Jason Hoskins, Natalie Price, Betsy Coffia, Regina Weiss, Erin Byrnes, Felicia Brabec
Referred to House Elections Committee

Votes on this bill

06/14/23  House roll call vote #159 On passage: Passed 56 – 53 (See how they voted)
11/09/23  House roll call vote #580 Concur with Senate: Passed 56 – 51 (See how they voted)
11/09/23  Senate roll call vote #727 On passage: Passed 21 – 16 (See how they voted)
11/30/23: Signed into law, PA 259 of 2023

HB 4696: Make crime of reporting early voting results
Introduced June 6, 2023
Official text and analysis

Criminal procedure: sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for certain early voting violations under the Michigan election law; provide for.
Tags: Criminal Justice, Elections   
Sponsor: Penelope Tsernoglou
Cosponsors: Kara Hope, Jenn Hill, Stephanie Young, Carol Glanville, Carrie Rheingans, Jimmie Wilson, Jason Morgan, Regina Miller, Dylan Wegela, Kristian Grant, Amos O'Neal, Veronica Paiz, Sharon MacDonell, Julie Brixie, Matt Koleszar, Jason Hoskins, Natalie Price, Betsy Coffia, Regina Weiss, Erin Byrnes, Felicia Brabec
Referred to House Elections Committee

Votes on this bill

06/14/23  House roll call vote #160 On passage: Passed 56 – 53 (See how they voted)
06/27/23  Senate roll call vote #401 On passage: Passed 29 – 8 (See how they voted)
06/28/23  House roll call vote #266 Concur with Senate: Passed 56 – 52 (See how they voted)
06/28/23  Senate roll call vote #435 On passage: Passed 29 – 8 (See how they voted)
07/18/23: Signed into law, PA 83 of 2023

HB 4697: Mandate ballot drop boxes
Introduced June 6, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: absent voter ballot drop boxes; requirements for absent voter ballot drop boxes; modify.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Matt Koleszar
Cosponsors: Penelope Tsernoglou, Kara Hope, Jenn Hill, Stephanie Young, Carol Glanville, Carrie Rheingans, Jimmie Wilson, Jason Morgan, Regina Miller, Dylan Wegela, Kristian Grant, Amos O'Neal, Veronica Paiz, Sharon MacDonell, Julie Brixie, Jason Hoskins, Natalie Price, Betsy Coffia, Regina Weiss, Erin Byrnes, Felicia Brabec
Referred to House Elections Committee

Votes on this bill

06/14/23  House roll call vote #161 On passage: Passed 56 – 53 (See how they voted)
06/27/23  Senate roll call vote #402 On passage: Passed 28 – 9 (See how they voted)
07/18/23: Signed into law, PA 85 of 2023

HB 4698: Allow easily faked IDs (student IDs, etc.) be used for voting ID
Introduced June 6, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: voters; definition of identification for election purposes; expand.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Kara Hope
Cosponsors: Jenn Hill, Penelope Tsernoglou, Stephanie Young, Carol Glanville, Carrie Rheingans, Jimmie Wilson, Jason Morgan, Regina Miller, Dylan Wegela, Kristian Grant, Amos O'Neal, Veronica Paiz, Sharon MacDonell, Julie Brixie, Jason Hoskins, Matt Koleszar, Natalie Price, Regina Weiss, Erin Byrnes, Felicia Brabec
Referred to House Elections Committee

Votes on this bill

06/14/23  House roll call vote #162 On passage: Passed 56 – 53 (See how they voted)


HB 4699: Implement permanent no-reason absentee voting
Introduced June 6, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: absent voters; provisions regarding permanent mail ballot voters; implement, and modify certain election material retention periods.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Erin Byrnes
Cosponsors: Penelope Tsernoglou, Kara Hope, Jenn Hill, Stephanie Young, Carol Glanville, Carrie Rheingans, Jimmie Wilson, Jason Morgan, Regina Miller, Dylan Wegela, Kristian Grant, Amos O'Neal, Veronica Paiz, Sharon MacDonell, Julie Brixie, Jason Hoskins, Matt Koleszar, Natalie Price, Regina Weiss, Betsy Coffia, Felicia Brabec
Referred to House Elections Committee

Votes on this bill

06/14/23  House roll call vote #163 On passage: Passed 56 – 53 (See how they voted)
06/27/23  Senate roll call vote #403 On passage: Passed 27 – 10 (See how they voted)
07/18/23: Signed into law, PA 86 of 2023

HB 4700: Rewrite rules on absentee ballots
Introduced June 6, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: absent voters; signature matching and curing for absent voter ballot applications and absent voter ballot return envelopes; provide for, and provide for modifications to the absent voter ballot application and process.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Carrie Rheingans
Cosponsors: Penelope Tsernoglou, Kara Hope, Jenn Hill, Stephanie Young, Carol Glanville, Jimmie Wilson, Jason Morgan, Regina Miller, Dylan Wegela, Kristian Grant, Amos O'Neal, Sharon MacDonell, Veronica Paiz, Julie Brixie, Jason Hoskins, Matt Koleszar, Natalie Price, Regina Weiss, Betsy Coffia, Erin Byrnes, Felicia Brabec
Referred to House Elections Committee

Votes on this bill

06/14/23  House roll call vote #164 On passage: Passed 56 – 53 (See how they voted)


HB 4701: Companion bil with HB 4700 to rewrite rules on absentee ballots
Introduced June 6, 2023
Official text and analysis

Criminal procedure: sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for certain Michigan election law violations; update references.
Tags: Criminal Justice, Elections   
Sponsor: Jason Morgan
Cosponsors: Penelope Tsernoglou, Kara Hope, Jenn Hill, Stephanie Young, Carol Glanville, Carrie Rheingans, Jimmie Wilson, Regina Miller, Dylan Wegela, Kristian Grant, Amos O'Neal, Sharon MacDonell, Julie Brixie, Veronica Paiz, Jason Hoskins, Natalie Price, Matt Koleszar, Regina Weiss, Betsy Coffia, Erin Byrnes, Felicia Brabec
Referred to House Elections Committee

Votes on this bill

06/14/23  House roll call vote #165 On passage: Passed 56 – 53 (See how they voted)


HB 4702: Increase precinct size from less than 3,000 voters to 5,000
Introduced June 6, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: other; precinct size; increase.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Penelope Tsernoglou
Cosponsors: Kara Hope, Jenn Hill, Stephanie Young, Carol Glanville, Carrie Rheingans, Jimmie Wilson, Jason Morgan, Regina Miller, Dylan Wegela, Kristian Grant, Amos O'Neal, Sharon MacDonell, Julie Brixie, Veronica Paiz, Jason Hoskins, Natalie Price, Matt Koleszar, Regina Weiss, Betsy Coffia, Erin Byrnes, Felicia Brabec
Referred to House Elections Committee

Votes on this bill

06/14/23  House roll call vote #166 On passage: Passed 62 – 47 (See how they voted)
06/27/23  Senate roll call vote #404 On passage: Passed 31 – 6 (See how they voted)
07/18/23: Signed into law, PA 88 of 2023

HB 4725: Make felony to lie on an absentee voter application
Introduced June 8, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: offenses; certain felonies involving absent voter ballot applications; create.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Ann Bollin
Cosponsors: Pauline Wendzel, Alicia St. Germaine, David Prestin, Rachelle Smit, Joseph Aragona, Gina Johnsen, Matt Bierlein, Robert Bezotte, Ken Borton, Donni Steele, Steve Carra, David Martin, Mike Hoadley, Cameron Cavitt, Neil Friske, Angela Rigas, Sarah Lightner, Curtis VanderWall, Jay DeBoyer
Referred to House Government Operations Committee

HB 4726: Make felony to lie on an absentee voter application
Introduced June 8, 2023
Official text and analysis

Criminal procedure: sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for certain Michigan election law violations dealing with absent voter ballot applications; provide for.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Pauline Wendzel
Cosponsors: Alicia St. Germaine, Matt Bierlein, Ann Bollin, David Prestin, Rachelle Smit, Joseph Aragona, Gina Johnsen, Robert Bezotte, Ken Borton, Donni Steele, Steve Carra, David Martin, Angela Rigas, Mike Hoadley, Cameron Cavitt, Sarah Lightner, Neil Friske, Curtis VanderWall, Jay DeBoyer
Referred to House Government Operations Committee

HB 4727: Prohibit candidates for governor to appear in taxpayer-funded ads in run-up to election
Introduced June 8, 2023
Official text and analysis

Campaign finance: other; use of gubernatorial likeness for advertisements; limit.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Ann Bollin
Cosponsors: Bradley Slagh, Robert Bezotte, Ken Borton, Donni Steele, David Martin, Mike Hoadley, Gina Johnsen, Angela Rigas, Cameron Cavitt, Jay DeBoyer, Sarah Lightner, Andrew Beeler, John Roth
Referred to House Government Operations Committee

HB 4737: Mandate school districts offer naloxone (opioid agonists)
Introduced June 13, 2023
Official text and analysis

Health: local health departments; opioid antagonists; require local health departments to provide to schools.
Tags: Elections, Special Interest Deal, Drugs   
Sponsor: Robert Bezotte
Cosponsors: Mike Harris, David Prestin, John Fitzgerald, Mike Mueller, John Roth, Jerry Neyer, Kathy Schmaltz, Matt Bierlein, Gregory Markkanen, Gina Johnsen, Mike Hoadley, Matt Koleszar, Julie Rogers, Rachel Hood, Carrie Rheingans, Jimmie Wilson, Nate Shannon, Lori Stone, Stephanie Young, Nancy DeBoer, Jaime Greene, Angela Rigas, Pat Outman, Julie Brixie, Jennifer Conlin, Sharon MacDonell, Carol Glanville, Natalie Price, Jaime Churches, Felicia Brabec, Curtis VanderWall, Noah Arbit, Dylan Wegela, Ranjeev Puri, Angela Witwer, Abraham Aiyash
Referred to House Education Committee

HB 4744: Remove Michigan from belaguered ERIC (Electronic Registration Information Center)
Introduced June 14, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: other; participation by this state as a member of the Electronic Registration Information Center (ERIC); prohibit.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Josh Schriver
Cosponsors: Matt Maddock, Neil Friske, James DeSana, Robert Bezotte, Angela Rigas, Joseph Fox, Rachelle Smit, Steve Carra, Mike Hoadley, Jay DeBoyer, Andrew Beeler, John Roth, Cameron Cavitt, Ann Bollin
Referred to House Government Operations Committee

HB 4755: Remove felony penalty for disclosing how a ballot was voted
Introduced June 14, 2023
Official text and analysis

Criminal procedure: sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for certain Michigan election law violations; update references.
Tags: Elections, Leftism   
Sponsor: Penelope Tsernoglou
Cosponsors: Regina Miller, Emily Dievendorf, Alabas Farhat, Kara Hope, Amos O'Neal, Joey Andrews, Jason Hoskins, Christine Morse, Samantha Steckloff, Natalie Price, Carrie Rheingans, Julie Brixie, Dylan Wegela, Mike McFall, Stephanie Young, Denise Mentzer, Jimmie Wilson, Rachel Hood, Noah Arbit
Referred to House Elections Committee

HB 4756: Allow early tabulation of absentee ballots during early voting
Introduced June 14, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: absent voters; processing and tabulation of absent voter ballots during the early voting period; allow, and allow an absent voter to tabulate the absent voter's ballot in person at a polling place or early voting site.
Tags: Elections, Leftism   
Sponsor: Penelope Tsernoglou
Cosponsors: Regina Miller, Emily Dievendorf, Alabas Farhat, Kara Hope, Amos O'Neal, Joey Andrews, Jason Hoskins, Christine Morse, Samantha Steckloff, Natalie Price, Carrie Rheingans, Julie Brixie, Dylan Wegela, Mike McFall, Stephanie Young, Denise Mentzer, Jimmie Wilson, Rachel Hood, Noah Arbit
Referred to House Elections Committee

HB 4762: Republican early voting implementation
Introduced June 15, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: voting procedures; early voting procedures; provide for.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Rachelle Smit
Cosponsors: Joseph Fox, James DeSana, Neil Friske
Referred to House Elections Committee

HB 4844: Allow student athletes to be paid by third parties for image, likeness, etc.
Introduced June 22, 2023
Official text and analysis

Higher education: other; provisions relating to student athletes' name, image, and likeness rights; modify.
Tags: Elections, Property Rights   
Sponsor: Angela Witwer
Cosponsors: none
Referred to House Higher Education Committee

Votes on this bill

10/19/23  House roll call vote #387 On passage: Passed 86 – 23 (See how they voted)


HB 4851: Allow a state political party (eg US Taxpayers Party) to change name to an affiliated national party (eg Constitution Party)
Introduced June 27, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: political parties; state political party to change name to affiliated national political party; allow.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Phil Green
Cosponsors: Gregory Alexander
Referred to House Elections Committee

HB 4870: Require campaign to oppose a recall be separate from an incumbent's reelection campaign
Introduced June 28, 2023
Official text and analysis

Campaign finance: contributions and expenditures; funds donated to a candidate for recall efforts; require candidate to establish a separate account used for recall purposes.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Ann Bollin
Cosponsors: Rachelle Smit, Phil Green, John Roth, Mike Harris, Douglas Wozniak, James DeSana, Jay DeBoyer, David Prestin, Timothy Beson
Referred to House Government Operations Committee

HB 4871: Prohibit "ballot on demand" systems
Introduced June 28, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: ballots; ballot on demand systems; prohibit.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Ann Bollin
Cosponsors: Timothy Beson, Sarah Lightner, Bill Schuette, Josh Schriver, Steve Carra, Rachelle Smit, Angela Rigas, Alicia St. Germaine, John Roth, James DeSana, Tom Kunse, Gregory Alexander
Referred to House Government Operations Committee

HB 4872: Require secretary of state send voters a notice every 10 years to verify their address
Introduced June 28, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: election officials; secretary of state to send each elector a notice every 10 years to verify the elector’s address information; require.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Pauline Wendzel
Cosponsors: Rachelle Smit, Jay DeBoyer, Luke Meerman
Referred to House Government Operations Committee

HB 4873: Allow juror questionnaires to update the qualified voter file
Introduced June 28, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: qualified voter file; use of juror qualifications questionnaire to update the qualified voter file under certain circumstances; provide for.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Jay DeBoyer
Cosponsors: Matt Maddock, Joseph Fox, Brian BeGole, Joseph Aragona, Tom Kunse, Gina Johnsen, Ann Bollin, Angela Rigas, Bradley Slagh, Gregory Alexander, Matt Bierlein, Timothy Beson, Alicia St. Germaine, Rachelle Smit, John Roth, Kathy Schmaltz, James DeSana, Jaime Greene, David Prestin, Mike Hoadley, Luke Meerman, Neil Friske
Referred to House Government Operations Committee

HB 4874: Require secretary of state post list of clerks who are not current with continuing training
Introduced June 28, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: 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.
Tags: Elections, Local Government   
Sponsor: Jay DeBoyer
Cosponsors: Joseph Fox, Matt Maddock, Brian BeGole, Joseph Aragona, Tom Kunse, Gina Johnsen, Ann Bollin, Angela Rigas, Bradley Slagh, Gregory Alexander, Matt Bierlein, Timothy Beson, Alicia St. Germaine, Rachelle Smit, John Roth, Kathy Schmaltz, James DeSana, Jaime Greene, David Prestin, Mike Hoadley, Neil Friske, Luke Meerman
Referred to House Government Operations Committee

HB 4875: Provide procedure to remove inactive voters from the rolls
Introduced June 28, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: election officials; procedure to remove certain electors listed on the qualified voter file who have not recently voted; provide for.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Rachelle Smit
Cosponsors: Andrew Beeler, William Bruck, Tom Kunse, Joseph Fox, Matt Maddock, James DeSana, Jaime Greene, Ann Bollin, Josh Schriver, Neil Friske, Luke Meerman
Referred to House Government Operations Committee

HB 4876: Require data from multistate voter programs be provided to house and senate election committees
Introduced June 28, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: election officials; data and reports received from and transmitted to multistate programs and services be available to the house and senate election committees; require.
Tags: Elections, Transparency   
Sponsor: Rachelle Smit
Cosponsors: Andrew Beeler, Tom Kunse, William Bruck, Joseph Fox, Matt Maddock, James DeSana, Jaime Greene, Ann Bollin, Neil Friske, Luke Meerman, Josh Schriver
Referred to House Government Operations Committee

HB 4983: Automatically register state ID holders to vote
Introduced September 14, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: registration; automatic voter registration; modify.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Penelope Tsernoglou
Cosponsors: Mike McFall, Dylan Wegela, Jimmie Wilson, Jennifer Conlin, Carol Glanville, Julie Brixie, Philip Skaggs, Jason Morgan, Jim Haadsma, Felicia Brabec, Sharon MacDonell, Jasper Martus, Kristian Grant, Regina Weiss, Lori Stone, Carrie Rheingans, Joey Andrews, Natalie Price, Kelly Breen, Betsy Coffia, Jenn Hill
Referred to House Elections Committee

Votes on this bill

10/04/23  House roll call vote #334 On passage: Passed 56 – 52 (See how they voted)
11/02/23  Senate roll call vote #641 On passage: Passed 24 – 14 (See how they voted)
11/08/23  House roll call vote #504 Concur with Senate: Passed 56 – 53 (See how they voted)
11/30/23: Signed into law, PA 268 of 2023

HB 4984: Automatically register state ID holders to vote
Introduced September 14, 2023
Official text and analysis

Traffic control: driver license; option to decline voter registration on a driver license application; clarify.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Philip Skaggs
Cosponsors: Penelope Tsernoglou, Mike McFall, Dylan Wegela, Jimmie Wilson, Carol Glanville, Julie Brixie, Jason Morgan, Kara Hope, Jim Haadsma, Felicia Brabec, Sharon MacDonell, Jasper Martus, Kristian Grant, Regina Weiss, Lori Stone, Carrie Rheingans, Joey Andrews, Natalie Price, Kelly Breen, Betsy Coffia, Jenn Hill
Referred to House Elections Committee

Votes on this bill

10/04/23  House roll call vote #335 On passage: Passed 56 – 52 (See how they voted)
11/02/23  Senate roll call vote #643 On passage: Passed 20 – 18 (See how they voted)
11/30/23: Signed into law, PA 260 of 2023

HB 4985: Automatically register state ID holders to vote
Introduced September 14, 2023
Official text and analysis

State: identification cards; option to decline voter registration on a state identification card application; clarify.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Emily Dievendorf
Cosponsors: Penelope Tsernoglou, Mike McFall, Dylan Wegela, Jimmie Wilson, Julie Brixie, Kara Hope, Philip Skaggs, Jason Morgan, Jim Haadsma, Felicia Brabec, Sharon MacDonell, Jasper Martus, Kristian Grant, Regina Weiss, Lori Stone, Carrie Rheingans, Joey Andrews, Natalie Price, Kelly Breen, Betsy Coffia, Jenn Hill
Referred to House Elections Committee

Votes on this bill

10/04/23  House roll call vote #336 On passage: Passed 56 – 52 (See how they voted)
11/02/23  Senate roll call vote #651 On passage: Passed 20 – 18 (See how they voted)
11/30/23: Signed into law, PA 261 of 2023

HB 4986: Remove option to decline to register to vote when applying for a state ID
Introduced September 14, 2023
Official text and analysis

Traffic control: driver license; option to decline voter registration on an enhanced driver license or state identification card application; remove.
Tags: Elections, Leftism   
Sponsor: Jimmie Wilson
Cosponsors: Penelope Tsernoglou, Mike McFall, Dylan Wegela, Jennifer Conlin, Carol Glanville, Kara Hope, Julie Brixie, Philip Skaggs, Jim Haadsma, Felicia Brabec, Sharon MacDonell, Jasper Martus, Kristian Grant, Regina Weiss, Lori Stone, Carrie Rheingans, Joey Andrews, Natalie Price, Kelly Breen, Betsy Coffia, Jenn Hill
Referred to House Elections Committee

Votes on this bill

10/04/23  House roll call vote #337 On passage: Passed 56 – 52 (See how they voted)
11/02/23  Senate roll call vote #652 On passage: Passed 20 – 18 (See how they voted)
11/30/23: Signed into law, PA 262 of 2023

HB 5020: Require labor unions obtain permission before spending employee contributions on political purposes
Introduced September 20, 2023
Official text and analysis

Labor: collective bargaining; authorization from a public employee; require a union to obtain before expending the public employee's union dues on a political purpose, and create reporting requirements.
Tags: Big Labor, Elections   
Sponsor: Josh Schriver
Cosponsors: none
Referred to House Government Operations Committee

HB 5053: Allow villages to impose term limits on their officers
Introduced September 27, 2023
Official text and analysis

Villages: general law; initiative for term limits of elected general law village officers; provide for.
Tags: Elections, Local Government   
Sponsor: Gregory Markkanen
Cosponsors: none
Referred to House Elections Committee

HB 5141: Mandate political messages include disclaimer if they use AI-generated content
Introduced October 12, 2023
Official text and analysis

Campaign finance: advertising; using artificial intelligence in certain political advertisements; require disclosure.
Tags: Criminal Justice, Elections, Regulations   
Sponsor: Penelope Tsernoglou
Cosponsors: Carrie Rheingans, Natalie Price, Jennifer Conlin, Ranjeev Puri, Veronica Paiz, Kara Hope, Jasper Martus, Julie Brixie, Matt Bierlein, Julie Rogers, Helena Scott, Joey Andrews, Mike McFall, Felicia Brabec, Christine Morse, Jim Haadsma, Jimmie Wilson, Emily Dievendorf, Jason Morgan, Joseph Aragona, Rachel Hood, Philip Skaggs, Erin Byrnes, Samantha Steckloff, Tyrone Carter, Sharon MacDonell, Jason Hoskins, Brenda Carter, Amos O'Neal, Cynthia Neeley, Nate Shannon, Alabas Farhat
Referred to House Elections Committee

Votes on this bill

11/01/23  House roll call vote #444 On passage: Passed 59 – 51 (See how they voted)
11/09/23  House roll call vote #583 Concur with Senate: Passed 60 – 46 (See how they voted)
11/09/23  Senate roll call vote #734 On passage: Passed 20 – 16 (See how they voted)
11/30/23: Signed into law, PA 263 of 2023

HB 5142: Mandate political messages include disclaimer if they use AI-generated content
Introduced October 12, 2023
Official text and analysis

Criminal procedure: sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for campaign finance violations; modify.
Tags: Criminal Justice, Elections, Regulations   
Sponsor: Ranjeev Puri
Cosponsors: Carrie Rheingans, Natalie Price, Jennifer Conlin, Veronica Paiz, Jason Hoskins, Kara Hope, Jasper Martus, Julie Brixie, Matt Bierlein, Julie Rogers, Bill Schuette, Helena Scott, Joey Andrews, Mike McFall, Felicia Brabec, Christine Morse, Jim Haadsma, Jimmie Wilson, Emily Dievendorf, Jason Morgan, Joseph Aragona, Rachel Hood, Philip Skaggs, Erin Byrnes, Samantha Steckloff, Tyrone Carter, Sharon MacDonell, Brenda Carter, Amos O'Neal, Cynthia Neeley, Nate Shannon, Alabas Farhat
Referred to House Elections Committee

Votes on this bill

11/01/23  House roll call vote #445 On passage: Passed 59 – 51 (See how they voted)


HB 5143: Mandate political messages include disclaimer if they use AI-generated content
Introduced October 12, 2023
Official text and analysis

Campaign finance: other; artificial intelligence; define.
Tags: Criminal Justice, Elections, Regulations   
Sponsor: Matt Bierlein
Cosponsors: Carrie Rheingans, Natalie Price, Jennifer Conlin, Bill Schuette, Kara Hope, Julie Rogers, Jasper Martus, Julie Brixie, Ranjeev Puri, Helena Scott, Joey Andrews, Mike McFall, Felicia Brabec, Christine Morse, Jim Haadsma, Jimmie Wilson, Emily Dievendorf, Jason Morgan, Joseph Aragona, Rachel Hood, Erin Byrnes, Samantha Steckloff, Tyrone Carter, Sharon MacDonell, Jason Hoskins, Brenda Carter, Amos O'Neal, Cynthia Neeley, Nate Shannon, Alabas Farhat
Referred to House Elections Committee

Votes on this bill

11/01/23  House roll call vote #446 On passage: Passed 63 – 47 (See how they voted)
11/09/23  House roll call vote #584 Concur with Senate: Passed 61 – 45 (See how they voted)
11/09/23  Senate roll call vote #735 On passage: Passed 20 – 16 (See how they voted)
11/30/23: Signed into law, PA 264 of 2023

HB 5144: Criminalize "materially deceptive" political ads
Introduced October 12, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: offenses; penalties for distributing materially deceptive media; provide for, and provide procedure for enjoining materially deceptive media.
Tags: Civil Liberties, Criminal Justice, Elections, Leftism   
Sponsor: Penelope Tsernoglou
Cosponsors: Carrie Rheingans, Natalie Price, Julie Rogers, Jennifer Conlin, Jasper Martus, Julie Brixie, Ranjeev Puri, Veronica Paiz, Kara Hope, Matt Bierlein, Bill Schuette, Helena Scott, Joey Andrews, Mike McFall, Felicia Brabec, Christine Morse, Matt Koleszar, Jim Haadsma, Jimmie Wilson, Emily Dievendorf, Jason Morgan, Joseph Aragona, Rachel Hood, Philip Skaggs, Erin Byrnes, Samantha Steckloff, Tyrone Carter, Sharon MacDonell, Jason Hoskins, Brenda Carter, Amos O'Neal, Cynthia Neeley, Nate Shannon, Alabas Farhat
Referred to House Elections Committee

Votes on this bill

11/01/23  House roll call vote #447 On passage: Passed 60 – 50 (See how they voted)
11/09/23  Senate roll call vote #736 On passage: Passed 20 – 16 (See how they voted)
11/30/23: Signed into law, PA 265 of 2023

HB 5145: Criminalize "materially deceptive" political ads
Introduced October 12, 2023
Official text and analysis

Criminal procedure: sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for certain election law offenses involving materially deceptive media; provide for.
Tags: Civil Liberties, Criminal Justice, Elections, Leftism   
Sponsor: Noah Arbit
Cosponsors: Carrie Rheingans, Natalie Price, Jennifer Conlin, Ranjeev Puri, Veronica Paiz, Kara Hope, Jasper Martus, Julie Brixie, Matt Bierlein, Julie Rogers, Helena Scott, Joey Andrews, Mike McFall, Felicia Brabec, Christine Morse, Jimmie Wilson, Emily Dievendorf, Jason Morgan, Joseph Aragona, Rachel Hood, Erin Byrnes
Referred to House Elections Committee

Votes on this bill

11/01/23  House roll call vote #448 On passage: Passed 58 – 52 (See how they voted)
11/09/23  House roll call vote #585 Concur with Senate: Passed 58 – 48 (See how they voted)
11/09/23  Senate roll call vote #737 On passage: Passed 20 – 16 (See how they voted)
11/30/23: Signed into law, PA 266 of 2023

HB 5248: Mandate elected officials report their personal finances
Introduced October 25, 2023
Official text and analysis

Public employees and officers: ethics; financial disclosure reports; require state representatives to file.
Tags: Civil Liberties, Elections   
Sponsor: Philip Skaggs
Cosponsors: Jenn Hill, Regina Miller, Sharon MacDonell, Jason Morgan, Lori Stone, Joey Andrews, Jimmie Wilson, Jennifer Conlin, Erin Byrnes, Betsy Coffia, Mike McFall, Natalie Price, Kara Hope, Carrie Rheingans, Julie Brixie, Veronica Paiz, Emily Dievendorf, Felicia Brabec, Donavan McKinney, Jasper Martus, Noah Arbit

HB 5249: Mandate candidates for public office disclose their personal finances
Introduced October 25, 2023
Official text and analysis

Public employees and officers: ethics; financial disclosure reports; require candidates for the office of state representative to file.
Tags: Civil Liberties, Elections   
Sponsor: Lori Stone
Cosponsors: Jenn Hill, Regina Miller, Sharon MacDonell, Jason Morgan, Joey Andrews, Erin Byrnes, Jimmie Wilson, Jennifer Conlin, Betsy Coffia, Mike McFall, Philip Skaggs, Natalie Price, Kara Hope, Carrie Rheingans, Julie Brixie, Veronica Paiz, Emily Dievendorf, Felicia Brabec, Donavan McKinney, Jasper Martus, Noah Arbit

HB 5250: Mandate elected officials report their personal finances
Introduced October 25, 2023
Official text and analysis

Public employees and officers: ethics; financial disclosure reports; require certain executive offices to file.
Tags: Civil Liberties, Elections   
Sponsor: Erin Byrnes
Cosponsors: Jenn Hill, Regina Miller, Sharon MacDonell, Jason Morgan, Lori Stone, Jimmie Wilson, Jennifer Conlin, Joey Andrews, Betsy Coffia, Mike McFall, Philip Skaggs, Natalie Price, Kara Hope, Carrie Rheingans, Julie Brixie, Veronica Paiz, Emily Dievendorf, Felicia Brabec, Donavan McKinney, Jasper Martus, Noah Arbit

HB 5251: Mandate candidates for public office disclose their personal finances
Introduced October 25, 2023
Official text and analysis

Public employees and officers: ethics; financial disclosure reports; require candidates for certain executive offices to file.
Tags: Civil Liberties, Elections   
Sponsor: Joey Andrews
Cosponsors: Jenn Hill, Regina Miller, Sharon MacDonell, Jason Morgan, Lori Stone, Erin Byrnes, Jennifer Conlin, Betsy Coffia, Mike McFall, Philip Skaggs, Natalie Price, Kara Hope, Carrie Rheingans, Julie Brixie, Jimmie Wilson, Veronica Paiz, Emily Dievendorf, Felicia Brabec, Donavan McKinney, Jasper Martus, Noah Arbit

HB 5252: Mandate elected officials report their personal finances
Introduced October 25, 2023
Official text and analysis

Public employees and officers: ethics; financial disclosure reports; require state senators to file.
Tags: Civil Liberties, Elections   
Sponsor: Jenn Hill
Cosponsors: Regina Miller, Sharon MacDonell, Jason Morgan, Lori Stone, Erin Byrnes, Jennifer Conlin, Joey Andrews, Betsy Coffia, Mike McFall, Philip Skaggs, Natalie Price, Kara Hope, Carrie Rheingans, Julie Brixie, Jimmie Wilson, Veronica Paiz, Emily Dievendorf, Felicia Brabec, Donavan McKinney, Jasper Martus, Noah Arbit

HB 5253: Mandate candidates for public office disclose their personal finances
Introduced October 25, 2023
Official text and analysis

Public employees and officers: ethics; financial disclosure reports; require candidates for the office of state senator to file.
Tags: Civil Liberties, Elections   
Sponsor: Sharon MacDonell
Cosponsors: Jenn Hill, Regina Miller, Jason Morgan, Lori Stone, Erin Byrnes, Jennifer Conlin, Joey Andrews, Betsy Coffia, Mike McFall, Philip Skaggs, Natalie Price, Kara Hope, Carrie Rheingans, Julie Brixie, Jimmie Wilson, Veronica Paiz, Emily Dievendorf, Felicia Brabec, Donavan McKinney, Jasper Martus, Noah Arbit

HB 5254: Mandate elected officials report their personal finances
Introduced October 25, 2023
Official text and analysis

Public employees and officers: ethics; financial disclosure reports; require members of the state board of education to file.
Tags: Civil Liberties, Elections   
Sponsor: Jason Morgan
Cosponsors: Jenn Hill, Regina Miller, Sharon MacDonell, Lori Stone, Erin Byrnes, Jennifer Conlin, Joey Andrews, Betsy Coffia, Mike McFall, Philip Skaggs, Natalie Price, Kara Hope, Carrie Rheingans, Julie Brixie, Jimmie Wilson, Veronica Paiz, Emily Dievendorf, Felicia Brabec, Donavan McKinney, Jasper Martus, Noah Arbit

HB 5255: Mandate candidates for public office disclose their personal finances
Introduced October 25, 2023
Official text and analysis

Public employees and officers: ethics; financial disclosure reports; require candidates for the state board of education to file.
Tags: Civil Liberties, Elections   
Sponsor: Jasper Martus
Cosponsors: Jenn Hill, Regina Miller, Sharon MacDonell, Jason Morgan, Lori Stone, Erin Byrnes, Jimmie Wilson, Jennifer Conlin, Joey Andrews, Betsy Coffia, Mike McFall, Philip Skaggs, Natalie Price, Kara Hope, Carrie Rheingans, Julie Brixie, Emily Dievendorf, Felicia Brabec, Donavan McKinney, Noah Arbit

HB 5256: Mandate elected officials report their personal finances
Introduced October 25, 2023
Official text and analysis

Public employees and officers: ethics; financial disclosure reports; require members of the governing boards of certain state universities to file.
Tags: Civil Liberties, Elections   
Sponsor: Felicia Brabec
Cosponsors: Jenn Hill, Regina Miller, Sharon MacDonell, Jason Morgan, Lori Stone, Erin Byrnes, Jimmie Wilson, Jennifer Conlin, Joey Andrews, Betsy Coffia, Mike McFall, Philip Skaggs, Natalie Price, Kara Hope, Carrie Rheingans, Julie Brixie, Veronica Paiz, Emily Dievendorf, Donavan McKinney, Jasper Martus, Noah Arbit

HB 5257: Mandate candidates for public office disclose their personal finances
Introduced October 25, 2023
Official text and analysis

Public employees and officers: ethics; financial disclosure reports; require candidates for the governing boards of certain state universities to file.
Tags: Civil Liberties, Elections   
Sponsor: Betsy Coffia
Cosponsors: Jenn Hill, Regina Miller, Sharon MacDonell, Jason Morgan, Lori Stone, Erin Byrnes, Jimmie Wilson, Jennifer Conlin, Joey Andrews, Mike McFall, Philip Skaggs, Natalie Price, Kara Hope, Carrie Rheingans, Julie Brixie, Veronica Paiz, Emily Dievendorf, Felicia Brabec, Donavan McKinney, Jasper Martus, Noah Arbit

HB 5258: Prohibit elections being certified if a candidate failes to disclose their personal finances
Introduced October 25, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: candidates; candidates to file applicable reports to be certified by the board of election commissioners; require.
Tags: Civil Liberties, Elections   
Sponsor: Jennifer Conlin
Cosponsors: Lori Stone, Sharon MacDonell, Jason Morgan, Erin Byrnes, Joey Andrews, Betsy Coffia, Mike McFall, Philip Skaggs, Natalie Price, Kara Hope, Carrie Rheingans, Julie Brixie, Jimmie Wilson, Veronica Paiz, Emily Dievendorf, Felicia Brabec, Donavan McKinney, Jasper Martus, Noah Arbit

HB 5272: Mandate elected officials report their personal finances
Introduced October 26, 2023
Official text and analysis

Campaign finance: statements and reports; financial disclosure reports; require certain public officers to file.
Tags: Civil Liberties, Elections   
Sponsor: Angela Witwer
Cosponsors: Tyrone Carter, Carol Glanville, William Snyder
Referred to House Government Operations Committee

HB 5273: Mandate candidates for public office disclose their personal finances
Introduced October 26, 2023
Official text and analysis

Campaign finance: statements and reports; financial disclosure reports; require certain candidates for office to file.
Tags: Civil Liberties, Elections   
Sponsor: Tyrone Carter
Cosponsors: William Snyder, Carol Glanville, Angela Witwer
Referred to House Government Operations Committee

HB 5274: Allow campaign committee to pay candidates' late filing fees
Introduced October 26, 2023
Official text and analysis

Campaign finance: committees; prohibition on certain candidate committee expenditures and disbursements; create exception.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: William Snyder
Cosponsors: Carol Glanville, Tyrone Carter, Angela Witwer
Referred to House Government Operations Committee

HB 5275: Allow campaign committee to pay candidates' late filing fees
Introduced October 26, 2023
Official text and analysis

Campaign finance: committees; prohibition on certain candidate committee expenditures and disbursements; create exception.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Carol Glanville
Cosponsors: Tyrone Carter, William Snyder, Angela Witwer
Referred to House Government Operations Committee

HB 5373: Mandate public election of intermediate school board members
Introduced November 14, 2023
Official text and analysis

Education: board members; popular election of intermediate school board members; require.
Tags: Education, Elections   
Sponsor: Luke Meerman
Cosponsors: Gregory Markkanen, Pat Outman, Neil Friske
Referred to House Government Operations Committee

HB 5520: Prohibit utility monopolies from donating to PACs
Introduced February 22, 2024
Official text and analysis

Campaign finance: contributions and expenditures; contributions to political action committees by utility companies; prohibit.
Tags: Elections, Energy/Utilities   
Sponsor: Dylan Wegela
Cosponsors: Penelope Tsernoglou, Mike McFall, Noah Arbit, Jason Morgan, Emily Dievendorf, Erin Byrnes, Carrie Rheingans, Rachel Hood, Jasper Martus, Veronica Paiz, Kimberly Edwards, Donavan McKinney, Felicia Brabec, Abraham Aiyash
Referred to House Government Operations Committee

HB 5521: Prohibit utility monopolies from donating to 501c4 organizations
Introduced February 22, 2024
Official text and analysis

Public utilities: other; use of revenues as donation to a 501(c)(4) that engages in campaign or lobbying activities; prohibit.
Tags: Elections, Energy/Utilities   
Sponsor: Dylan Wegela
Cosponsors: Penelope Tsernoglou, Mike McFall, Carrie Rheingans, Emily Dievendorf, Erin Byrnes, Donavan McKinney, Jason Morgan, Rachel Hood, Timothy Beson, Noah Arbit, Jasper Martus, Veronica Paiz, Kimberly Edwards, Felicia Brabec, Abraham Aiyash
Referred to House Government Operations Committee

HB 5550: Allow longer delays in processing recall petitions
Introduced March 6, 2024
Official text and analysis

Elections: recall; meeting requirements to review recall petitions; modify.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Penelope Tsernoglou
Cosponsors: Jimmie Wilson, Carrie Rheingans, Helena Scott, Sharon MacDonell, Jennifer Conlin, Veronica Paiz, Alabas Farhat, Kara Hope, Natalie Price, Emily Dievendorf, Joey Andrews, Tullio Liberati, Regina Weiss, Mike McFall, Erin Byrnes, Jenn Hill, Jasper Martus, Philip Skaggs
Referred to House Elections Committee

HB 5551: Prohibit those found guilty of election-related offenses from serving on boards of canvassers
Introduced March 6, 2024
Official text and analysis

Elections: canvassing; eligibility requirements for members of the board of state canvassers and boards of county canvassers; modify.
Tags: Criminal Justice, Elections   
Sponsor: Noah Arbit
Cosponsors: Penelope Tsernoglou, Alabas Farhat, Erin Byrnes, Jasper Martus, Kristian Grant, Helena Scott, Jimmie Wilson, Mike McFall, Denise Mentzer, Joey Andrews, Betsy Coffia, Sharon MacDonell, Felicia Brabec, Samantha Steckloff, Kelly Breen, Jenn Hill, Veronica Paiz, Jason Morgan, Emily Dievendorf, Kimberly Edwards, Rachel Hood, Carrie Rheingans, Jennifer Conlin, Jason Hoskins, Philip Skaggs, Carol Glanville, Tyrone Carter, Amos O'Neal, Cynthia Neeley, Natalie Price, Regina Weiss, Kara Hope, Dylan Wegela, Laurie Pohutsky
Referred to House Elections Committee

HB 5565: Remove incumbency designation privilege for judges on ballot
Introduced March 13, 2024
Official text and analysis

Elections: judicial; incumbency designation for judges; eliminate.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Phil Green
Cosponsors: Robert Bezotte, Douglas Wozniak, Matt Bierlein
Referred to House Government Operations Committee

HB 5571: Allow for statistical sampling to approve initiative petitions, referenda, etc. and Board of State Canvassers adopt signature standards
Introduced March 13, 2024
Official text and analysis

Elections: petitions; provisions regarding ballot initiative petitions, constitutional amendment petitions, and nominating petitions; modify, and provide for the statistical random sampling of certain petition signatures.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Penelope Tsernoglou
Cosponsors: Veronica Paiz, Cynthia Neeley, Brenda Carter, Stephanie Young, Jennifer Conlin, Emily Dievendorf, Sharon MacDonell, Erin Byrnes, Jenn Hill, Carrie Rheingans, Joey Andrews, Jason Morgan, Donavan McKinney, Rachel Hood, Felicia Brabec, Natalie Price, Julie Brixie
Referred to House Elections Committee

Votes on this bill

06/26/24  House roll call vote #247 On passage: Passed 56 – 54 (See how they voted)


HB 5572: Allow for statistical sampling to approve initiative petitions, referenda, etc. and Board of State Canvassers adopt signature standards
Introduced March 13, 2024
Official text and analysis

Elections: petitions; statistical random sampling of nominating petition signatures; provide for, and allow for the disqualification of obviously fraudulent nominating petition signatures.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Donavan McKinney
Cosponsors: Veronica Paiz, Penelope Tsernoglou, Cynthia Neeley, Brenda Carter, Stephanie Young, Jennifer Conlin, Emily Dievendorf, Sharon MacDonell, Erin Byrnes, Jenn Hill, Carrie Rheingans, Joey Andrews, Jason Morgan, Rachel Hood, Felicia Brabec, Natalie Price, Julie Brixie
Referred to House Elections Committee

Votes on this bill

06/26/24  House roll call vote #248 On passage: Passed 56 – 54 (See how they voted)


HB 5573: Allow for statistical sampling to approve initiative petitions, referenda, etc. and Board of State Canvassers adopt signature standards
Introduced March 13, 2024
Official text and analysis

Elections: petitions; statistical random sampling of ballot initiative petitions, constitutional amendment petitions, and qualifying petitions; provide for, allow for the disqualification of obviously fraudulent petition signatures, and modify petition signature requirements.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Jason Morgan
Cosponsors: Veronica Paiz, Penelope Tsernoglou, Cynthia Neeley, Brenda Carter, Stephanie Young, Jennifer Conlin, Emily Dievendorf, Sharon MacDonell, Erin Byrnes, Jenn Hill, Carrie Rheingans, Joey Andrews, Donavan McKinney, Rachel Hood, Felicia Brabec, Natalie Price, Julie Brixie
Referred to House Elections Committee

Votes on this bill

06/26/24  House roll call vote #249 On passage: Passed 56 – 54 (See how they voted)


HB 5574: Allow for statistical sampling to approve initiative petitions, referenda, etc. and Board of State Canvassers adopt signature standards
Introduced March 13, 2024
Official text and analysis

Elections: petitions; duties of the secretary of state and the board of state canvassers regarding ballot initiative and constitutional amendment petitions; modify.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Joey Andrews
Cosponsors: Veronica Paiz, Penelope Tsernoglou, Cynthia Neeley, Brenda Carter, Stephanie Young, Jennifer Conlin, Emily Dievendorf, Sharon MacDonell, Erin Byrnes, Jenn Hill, Carrie Rheingans, Jason Morgan, Donavan McKinney, Rachel Hood, Felicia Brabec, Julie Brixie
Referred to House Elections Committee

Votes on this bill

06/26/24  House roll call vote #250 On passage: Passed 56 – 54 (See how they voted)


HB 5575: Allow for statistical sampling to approve initiative petitions, referenda, etc. and Board of State Canvassers adopt signature standards
Introduced March 13, 2024
Official text and analysis

Elections: petitions; ballot initiative and constitutional amendment petition filing deadlines; modify, and modify petition signature requirements.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Jasper Martus
Cosponsors: Veronica Paiz, Penelope Tsernoglou, Cynthia Neeley, Brenda Carter, Stephanie Young, Jennifer Conlin, Emily Dievendorf, Sharon MacDonell, Erin Byrnes, Jenn Hill, Carrie Rheingans, Joey Andrews, Jason Morgan, Donavan McKinney, Rachel Hood, Felicia Brabec, Natalie Price, Julie Brixie
Referred to House Elections Committee

Votes on this bill

06/26/24  House roll call vote #251 On passage: Passed 56 – 54 (See how they voted)


HB 5576: Allow for statistical sampling to approve initiative petitions, referenda, etc. and Board of State Canvassers adopt signature standards
Introduced March 13, 2024
Official text and analysis

Elections: petitions; statistical random sampling of petition signatures for petitions to form a new political party; provide for.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Jaime Churches
Cosponsors: Veronica Paiz, Penelope Tsernoglou, Cynthia Neeley, Brenda Carter, Stephanie Young, Jennifer Conlin, Emily Dievendorf, Sharon MacDonell, Erin Byrnes, Jenn Hill, Carrie Rheingans, Joey Andrews, Jason Morgan, Donavan McKinney, Rachel Hood, Felicia Brabec, Natalie Price, Julie Brixie
Referred to House Elections Committee

Votes on this bill

06/26/24  House roll call vote #252 On passage: Passed 56 – 54 (See how they voted)


HB 5580: Mandate PACs and 501c4 non-profits register with the state
Introduced March 14, 2024
Official text and analysis

Campaign finance: public disclosure; financial reporting requirement for political nonprofits; provide for.
Tags: Civil Liberties, Elections, Civil Law   
Sponsor: Julie Brixie
Cosponsors: Jimmie Wilson, Jason Morgan, Carrie Rheingans, Emily Dievendorf, Noah Arbit, Betsy Coffia, Brenda Carter, Kara Hope, Joey Andrews, Rachel Hood, Dylan Wegela, Veronica Paiz, Sharon MacDonell, Jennifer Conlin, Donavan McKinney, Felicia Brabec, Erin Byrnes, Penelope Tsernoglou, Stephanie Young, Denise Mentzer, Jaime Churches, Matt Bierlein, Matt Koleszar, Natalie Price, Abraham Aiyash

HB 5581: Impose draconian First Amendment violations on political organizations and make provisions for kangaroo courts
Introduced March 14, 2024
Official text and analysis

Public employees and officers: ethics; lobbying guidelines for legislative staff; provide for.
Tags: Civil Liberties, Elections, Civil Law   
Sponsor: Jimmie Wilson
Cosponsors: Carrie Rheingans, Betsy Coffia, Emily Dievendorf, Jason Morgan, Noah Arbit, Brenda Carter, Kara Hope, Rachel Hood, Dylan Wegela, Julie Brixie, Veronica Paiz, Sharon MacDonell, Jennifer Conlin, Donavan McKinney, Felicia Brabec, Erin Byrnes, Penelope Tsernoglou, Stephanie Young, Denise Mentzer, Jaime Churches, Matt Koleszar, Natalie Price, Abraham Aiyash

HB 5582: Impose draconian First Amendment violations on political organizations and make provisions for kangaroo courts
Introduced March 14, 2024
Official text and analysis

Campaign finance: public disclosure; certain political nonprofit organizations; define.
Tags: Civil Liberties, Elections, Civil Law   
Sponsor: Jason Morgan
Cosponsors: Carrie Rheingans, Betsy Coffia, Emily Dievendorf, Noah Arbit, Brenda Carter, Kara Hope, Joey Andrews, Rachel Hood, Dylan Wegela, Julie Brixie, Veronica Paiz, Jimmie Wilson, Sharon MacDonell, Jennifer Conlin, Donavan McKinney, Felicia Brabec, Erin Byrnes, Penelope Tsernoglou, Stephanie Young, Denise Mentzer, Jaime Churches, Matt Bierlein, Matt Koleszar, Natalie Price, Abraham Aiyash

HB 5583: Impose draconian First Amendment violations on political organizations and make provisions for kangaroo courts
Introduced March 14, 2024
Official text and analysis

Campaign finance: violations; secretary of state to apply for injunctive relief; allow.
Tags: Civil Liberties, Elections, Civil Law   
Sponsor: Erin Byrnes
Cosponsors: Carrie Rheingans, Betsy Coffia, Jason Morgan, Emily Dievendorf, Noah Arbit, Brenda Carter, Kara Hope, Joey Andrews, Rachel Hood, Julie Brixie, Dylan Wegela, Jimmie Wilson, Sharon MacDonell, Jennifer Conlin, Donavan McKinney, Felicia Brabec, Penelope Tsernoglou, Julie Rogers, Alabas Farhat, Stephanie Young, Denise Mentzer, Jaime Churches, Matt Koleszar, Natalie Price, Abraham Aiyash

HB 5584: Impose draconian First Amendment violations on political organizations and make provisions for kangaroo courts
Introduced March 14, 2024
Official text and analysis

Public employees and officers: ethics; exceptions to the definition of gift in the lobbyist act; provide for.
Tags: Civil Liberties, Elections, Civil Law   
Sponsor: Jenn Hill
Cosponsors: Carrie Rheingans, Emily Dievendorf, Betsy Coffia, Noah Arbit, Brenda Carter, Kara Hope, Rachel Hood, Dylan Wegela, Julie Brixie, Veronica Paiz, Jimmie Wilson, Sharon MacDonell, Jennifer Conlin, Donavan McKinney, Felicia Brabec, Erin Byrnes, Penelope Tsernoglou, Alabas Farhat, Stephanie Young, Denise Mentzer, Jaime Churches, Matt Koleszar, Natalie Price, Abraham Aiyash

HB 5585: Impose draconian First Amendment violations on political organizations and make provisions for kangaroo courts
Introduced March 14, 2024
Official text and analysis

Public employees and officers: ethics; disclosure of certain entertainment gifts or travel expenses paid by certain individuals; require.
Tags: Civil Liberties, Elections, Civil Law   
Sponsor: Betsy Coffia
Cosponsors: Carrie Rheingans, Jenn Hill, Jason Morgan, Emily Dievendorf, Noah Arbit, Brenda Carter, Kara Hope, Joey Andrews, Rachel Hood, Julie Brixie, Dylan Wegela, Veronica Paiz, Jimmie Wilson, Sharon MacDonell, Jennifer Conlin, Donavan McKinney, Felicia Brabec, Erin Byrnes, Penelope Tsernoglou, Stephanie Young, Denise Mentzer, Jaime Churches, Matt Koleszar, Natalie Price, Abraham Aiyash

HB 5586: Impose draconian First Amendment violations on political organizations and make provisions for kangaroo courts
Introduced March 14, 2024
Official text and analysis

Public employees and officers: ethics; former members of the legislature and certain executive officers; prohibit from engaging in certain lobbying activities for a period of time.
Tags: Civil Liberties, Elections, Civil Law   
Sponsor: Kara Hope
Cosponsors: Betsy Coffia, Jason Morgan, Emily Dievendorf, Carrie Rheingans, Noah Arbit, Brenda Carter, Joey Andrews, Rachel Hood, Dylan Wegela, Julie Brixie, Jim Haadsma, Jimmie Wilson, Jennifer Conlin, Donavan McKinney, Felicia Brabec, Erin Byrnes, Penelope Tsernoglou, Alabas Farhat, Stephanie Young, Denise Mentzer, Matt Bierlein, Matt Koleszar, Natalie Price

HB 5699: Mandate local governments' term of office start dates
Introduced May 1, 2024
Official text and analysis

Elections: local; term of office start date for township officers; modify.
Tags: Elections, Local Government   
Sponsor: Penelope Tsernoglou
Cosponsors: Veronica Paiz, Carrie Rheingans, Matt Koleszar, Kara Hope, Felicia Brabec, Joey Andrews, Jennifer Conlin, Sharon MacDonell, Jason Morgan, Carol Glanville, Erin Byrnes, Jim Haadsma
Referred to House Elections Committee

Votes on this bill

06/26/24  House roll call vote #238 On passage: Passed 109 – 0 (See how they voted)


HB 5700: Mandate local governments' term of office start dates
Introduced May 1, 2024
Official text and analysis

Elections: local; term of office for elected officials; modify.
Tags: Elections, Local Government   
Sponsor: Veronica Paiz
Cosponsors: Carrie Rheingans, Matt Koleszar, Kara Hope, Felicia Brabec, Joey Andrews, Jennifer Conlin, Sharon MacDonell, Natalie Price, Jason Morgan, Carol Glanville, Erin Byrnes
Referred to House Elections Committee

Votes on this bill

06/26/24  House roll call vote #239 On passage: Passed 109 – 0 (See how they voted)


HB 5701: Mandate local governments' term of office start dates
Introduced May 1, 2024
Official text and analysis

Elections: local; term of office for elected officials; modify.
Tags: Elections, Local Government   
Sponsor: Matt Koleszar
Cosponsors: Veronica Paiz, Carrie Rheingans, Kara Hope, Felicia Brabec, Joey Andrews, Jennifer Conlin, Sharon MacDonell, Natalie Price, Jason Morgan, Carol Glanville, Erin Byrnes, Jim Haadsma, Penelope Tsernoglou
Referred to House Elections Committee

Votes on this bill

06/26/24  House roll call vote #240 On passage: Passed 109 – 0 (See how they voted)


HB 5702: Mandate local governments' term of office start dates
Introduced May 1, 2024
Official text and analysis

Elections: local; term of office for elected officials; modify.
Tags: Elections, Local Government   
Sponsor: Sharon MacDonell
Cosponsors: Veronica Paiz, Carrie Rheingans, Matt Koleszar, Kara Hope, Felicia Brabec, Joey Andrews, Jennifer Conlin, Natalie Price, Jason Morgan, Carol Glanville, Erin Byrnes, Jim Haadsma, Penelope Tsernoglou
Referred to House Elections Committee

Votes on this bill

06/26/24  House roll call vote #241 On passage: Passed 109 – 0 (See how they voted)


SB 13: Make presidential primary earlier
Introduced January 12, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: presidential primary; presidential primary election date; revise.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Jeremy Moss
Cosponsors: none

Votes on this bill

01/26/23  Senate roll call vote #9 On passage: Passed 20 – 18 (See how they voted)
01/31/23  House roll call vote #9 Uphold rules violation blocking debate on SB 13: Passed 56 – 53 (See how they voted)
01/31/23  House roll call vote #10 On passage: Passed 56 – 53 (See how they voted)
02/01/23: Signed into law, PA 2 of 2023

SB 33: Count incarcerated persons in pre-incarceration address for districting
Introduced January 19, 2023
Official text and analysis

Records: other; reporting of pre-incarceration address of incarcerated individuals by the department of corrections for voting district population counts; require.
Tags: Criminal Justice, Elections   
Sponsor: Sylvia Santana
Cosponsors: none
Referred to Senate Elections and Ethics Committee

SB 126: National Popular Vote
Introduced March 2, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: other; agreement among the states to elect the President by national popular vote; enter into.
Tags: Elections, Leftism   
Sponsor: Stephanie Chang
Cosponsors: Jeff Irwin, Mallory McMorrow, Rosemary Bayer, Erika Geiss, Sylvia Santana, Sam Singh, Sean McCann, Sue Shink, John Cherry
Referred to Senate Elections and Ethics Committee

SB 151: Require voters affirm they know it's a felony to vote more than once
Introduced March 8, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: registration; voter registration application; modify to include a statement that the elector understands voting more than once at the same election is a felony.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Joe Bellino
Cosponsors: none
Referred to Senate Elections and Ethics Committee

SB 155: Prohibit ballot tabulators from connecting to the Internet
Introduced March 8, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: voting equipment; use of electronic voting systems that contain certain parts or equipment; prohibit.
Tags: Elections, Technology, No Expectation Of Passage   
Sponsor: Ruth Johnson
Cosponsors: Ed McBroom, Joe Bellino, Michael Webber, Jim Runestad
Referred to Senate Elections and Ethics Committee

SB 172: Allow automatic payroll deductions to be sent to (Democrat) PACs
Introduced March 9, 2023
Official text and analysis

Campaign finance: other; automatic payroll deductions for PAC contributions; allow.
Tags: Big Labor, Elections, Leftism, Special Interest Deal   
Sponsor: Jeff Irwin
Cosponsors: none
Referred to Senate Labor Committee

SB 177: Allow paperless Internet voting for overseas voters
Introduced March 14, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: absent voters; electronic return of absent voter ballots by uniformed services voters and overseas voters; allow, and codify tabulating certain absent voter ballots received up to 6 days after the election.
Tags: Elections, Technology   
Sponsor: Paul Wojno
Cosponsors: Sue Shink, Jeremy Moss, Veronica Klinefelt, Dayna Polehanki, John Cherry, Kevin Hertel, Sean McCann, Erika Geiss, Jeff Irwin, Sam Singh, Stephanie Chang, Rosemary Bayer, Sylvia Santana, Mary Cavanagh, Kristen McDonald Rivet, Darrin Camilleri, Mallory McMorrow, Winnie Brinks, Sara Anthony
Referred to Senate Elections and Ethics Committee

SB 259: Allow overseas ballots to be counted if postmarked by Election Day even if received up to 6 days after Election Day and allow Benson to issue rules in violation of Administrative Procedures Act.
Introduced April 11, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: absent voters; tabulating absent voter ballots received up to 6 days after an election from an absent uniformed services voter or overseas voter; provide for, and remove the rule promulgation requirement for electronically returning certain absent voter ballots.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Paul Wojno
Cosponsors: none
Referred to Senate Elections and Ethics Committee

Votes on this bill

04/19/23  Senate roll call vote #125 On passage: Passed 24 – 14 (See how they voted)
04/26/23  House roll call vote #70 On passage: Passed 56 – 52 (See how they voted)
04/27/23  Senate roll call vote #141 Concur with House: Passed 23 – 14 (See how they voted)
05/01/23: Signed into law, PA 25 of 2023

SB 278: Allow campaign funds to be spent on child care
Introduced April 19, 2023
Official text and analysis

Campaign finance: contributions and expenditures; use of campaign funds to pay for child care expenses; allow.
Tags: Elections, Leftism   
Sponsor: Dayna Polehanki
Cosponsors: Dayna Polehanki, Kristen McDonald Rivet, Erika Geiss
Referred to Senate Elections and Ethics Committee

SB 295: National Popular Vote
Introduced April 25, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: presidential electors; presidential electors who are elected under the agreement among the states to elect the President by national popular vote; clarify.
Tags: Elections, Leftism   
Sponsor: Stephanie Chang
Cosponsors: none
Referred to Senate Elections and Ethics Committee

SB 296: Require utility monopolies disclose political spending including to dark money groups
Introduced April 26, 2023
Official text and analysis

Public utilities: other; certain money spent by electric or natural gas utilities; require to be reported to the public service commission.
Tags: Elections, Energy/Utilities, Transparency   
Sponsor: Jim Runestad
Cosponsors: Ruth Johnson, Joe Bellino
Referred to Senate Government Operations Committee

SB 297: Make public service commission (utility regulators) elected instead of appointed
Introduced April 26, 2023
Official text and analysis

Public utilities: public service commission; election of members to the Michigan public service commission; provide for.
Tags: Elections, Energy/Utilities   
Sponsor: Jim Runestad
Cosponsors: Ruth Johnson, Joe Bellino
Referred to Senate Government Operations Committee

SB 298: Make public service commission (utility regulators) elected instead of appointed
Introduced April 26, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: other; election of members to the Michigan public service commission; provide for.
Tags: Elections, Energy/Utilities   
Sponsor: Jim Runestad
Cosponsors: Ruth Johnson, Joe Bellino
Referred to Senate Government Operations Committee

SB 338: Require county executives be elected in presidential years
Introduced May 11, 2023
Official text and analysis

Counties: charter; election of county executive in a charter county; modify election schedule to the presidential election years.
Tags: Elections, Local Government   
Sponsor: Paul Wojno
Cosponsors: none
Referred to Senate Elections and Ethics Committee

SB 339: Create absentee ballot electronic tracking system
Introduced May 16, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: absent voters; absent voter ballot and application tracking system; create.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Mallory McMorrow
Cosponsors: none
Referred to Senate Elections and Ethics Committee

Votes on this bill

06/07/23  Senate roll call vote #327 On passage: Passed 22 – 16 (See how they voted)
06/27/23  House roll call vote #238 On passage: Passed 56 – 52 (See how they voted)
07/18/23: Signed into law, PA 84 of 2023

SB 367: Implement early voting
Introduced June 6, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: voting procedures; early voting procedures; provide for and clarify.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Jeremy Moss
Cosponsors: Ed McBroom, Sam Singh, Winnie Brinks, Paul Wojno, Mary Cavanagh, Kevin Hertel, Stephanie Chang, Erika Geiss, Dayna Polehanki, Jeff Irwin, Sean McCann, Darrin Camilleri, Sue Shink, John Cherry, Kristen McDonald Rivet, Mallory McMorrow
Referred to Senate Elections and Ethics Committee

Votes on this bill

06/14/23  Senate roll call vote #361 On passage: Passed 22 – 16 (See how they voted)
06/27/23  House roll call vote #239 On passage: Passed 56 – 52 (See how they voted)
06/28/23  Senate roll call vote #431 Concur with House: Passed 23 – 14 (See how they voted)
06/28/23  Senate roll call vote #433 Concur with House (on reconsideration): Passed 22 – 15 (See how they voted)
07/18/23: Signed into law, PA 81 of 2023

SB 368: Make crime of disclosing early election results
Introduced June 6, 2023
Official text and analysis

Criminal procedure: sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for certain early voting violations under the Michigan election law; provide for.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Ed McBroom
Cosponsors: Mallory McMorrow, Dayna Polehanki, Jeremy Moss, Sean McCann, Erika Geiss, Sue Shink, Winnie Brinks
Referred to Senate Elections and Ethics Committee

Votes on this bill

06/14/23  Senate roll call vote #362 On passage: Passed 30 – 8 (See how they voted)


SB 369: Implement permanent no-reason absentee voting
Introduced June 6, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: absent voters; provisions regarding permanent mail ballot voters; implement, and modify certain election material retention periods.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Sam Singh
Cosponsors: Jeremy Moss, Winnie Brinks, Paul Wojno, Mary Cavanagh, Kevin Hertel, Stephanie Chang, Erika Geiss, Dayna Polehanki, Jeff Irwin, Sean McCann, Darrin Camilleri, John Cherry, Sue Shink, Kristen McDonald Rivet, Mallory McMorrow
Referred to Senate Elections and Ethics Committee

Votes on this bill

06/14/23  Senate roll call vote #363 On passage: Passed 30 – 8 (See how they voted)


SB 370: Rewrite rules on absentee ballots
Introduced June 6, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: absent voters; signature matching and curing for absent voter ballot applications and absent voter ballot return envelopes; provide for, and provide for modifications to the absent voter ballot application and process.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Sylvia Santana
Cosponsors: Jeremy Moss, Sam Singh, Winnie Brinks, Paul Wojno, Mary Cavanagh, Kevin Hertel, Stephanie Chang, Erika Geiss, Dayna Polehanki, Jeff Irwin, Sean McCann, Darrin Camilleri, Sue Shink, John Cherry, Kristen McDonald Rivet, Mallory McMorrow
Referred to Senate Elections and Ethics Committee

Votes on this bill

06/14/23  Senate roll call vote #364 On passage: Passed 21 – 17 (See how they voted)
06/27/23  House roll call vote #240 On passage: Passed 56 – 52 (See how they voted)
06/28/23  Senate roll call vote #432 Concur with House: Passed 21 – 16 (See how they voted)
07/18/23: Signed into law, PA 82 of 2023

SB 371: Companion bill with SB 370 to rewrite rules on absentee ballots
Introduced June 6, 2023
Official text and analysis

Criminal procedure: sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for certain Michigan election law violations; update references.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Sylvia Santana
Cosponsors: Jeremy Moss, Sam Singh, Winnie Brinks, Paul Wojno, Mary Cavanagh, Kevin Hertel, Stephanie Chang, Erika Geiss, Dayna Polehanki, Jeff Irwin, Sean McCann, Darrin Camilleri, Sue Shink, John Cherry, Kristen McDonald Rivet, Mallory McMorrow
Referred to Senate Elections and Ethics Committee

Votes on this bill

06/14/23  Senate roll call vote #365 On passage: Passed 30 – 8 (See how they voted)
06/27/23  House roll call vote #241 On passage: Passed 56 – 52 (See how they voted)


SB 372: Mandate ballot drop boxes
Introduced June 6, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: absent voter ballot drop boxes; requirements for absent voter ballot drop boxes; modify.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Darrin Camilleri
Cosponsors: Jeremy Moss, Sam Singh, Winnie Brinks, Paul Wojno, Mary Cavanagh, Stephanie Chang, Kevin Hertel, Erika Geiss, Dayna Polehanki, Jeff Irwin, Sean McCann, John Cherry, Sue Shink, Kristen McDonald Rivet, Mallory McMorrow
Referred to Senate Elections and Ethics Committee

Votes on this bill

06/14/23  Senate roll call vote #366 On passage: Passed 30 – 8 (See how they voted)


SB 373: Allow easily faked IDs (student IDs, etc.) be used for voting ID
Introduced June 6, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: voters; definition of identification for election purposes; expand.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Stephanie Chang
Cosponsors: Jeremy Moss, Sam Singh, Winnie Brinks, Paul Wojno, Mary Cavanagh, Kevin Hertel, Erika Geiss, Dayna Polehanki, Jeff Irwin, Sean McCann, Darrin Camilleri, John Cherry, Sue Shink, Kristen McDonald Rivet, Mallory McMorrow, Ed McBroom
Referred to Senate Elections and Ethics Committee

Votes on this bill

06/14/23  Senate roll call vote #367 On passage: Passed 22 – 16 (See how they voted)
06/27/23  House roll call vote #242 On passage: Passed 56 – 52 (See how they voted)
06/28/23  Senate roll call vote #434 Concur with House: Passed 22 – 15 (See how they voted)
07/18/23: Signed into law, PA 87 of 2023

SB 374: Increase precinct size from less than 3,000 voters to 5,000
Introduced June 6, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: other; precinct size; increase.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Jeremy Moss
Cosponsors: Mallory McMorrow, Dayna Polehanki, Sean McCann, Erika Geiss, Sue Shink, Winnie Brinks
Referred to Senate Elections and Ethics Committee

Votes on this bill

06/14/23  Senate roll call vote #368 On passage: Passed 32 – 6 (See how they voted)
10/04/23  House roll call vote #338 On passage: Passed 100 – 8 (See how they voted)
11/09/23  House roll call vote #551 On passage: Passed 56 – 53 (See how they voted)
11/09/23  Senate roll call vote #707 Concur with House: Passed 30 – 8 (See how they voted)
11/30/23: Signed into law, PA 267 of 2023

SB 385: Allow applications for poll workers be submitted without being in handwriting
Introduced June 13, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: election officials; electronically submitting precinct election inspector applications; provide for, and modify certain qualifications for precinct election inspectors.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Erika Geiss
Cosponsors: Jeremy Moss
Referred to Senate Elections and Ethics Committee

Votes on this bill

09/07/23  Senate roll call vote #448 On passage: Passed 29 – 7 (See how they voted)
11/01/23  House roll call vote #453 On passage: Passed 93 – 17 (See how they voted)
11/30/23: Signed into law, PA 251 of 2023

SB 386: Remove felony penalty for disclosing how a ballot was voted
Introduced June 13, 2023
Official text and analysis

Criminal procedure: sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for certain Michigan election law violations; update references.
Tags: Elections, Leftism   
Sponsor: Jeremy Moss
Cosponsors: none
Referred to Senate Elections and Ethics Committee

SB 387: Allow early tabulation of absentee ballots during early voting
Introduced June 13, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: absent voters; processing and tabulation of absent voter ballots during the early voting period; allow, and allow an absent voter to tabulate the absent voter's ballot in person at a polling place or early voting site.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Jeremy Moss
Cosponsors: none
Referred to Senate Elections and Ethics Committee

SB 401: Sweeping new election law to rig elections for Democrats
Introduced June 22, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: voters; state voting rights act; create.
Tags: Elections, Leftism   
Sponsor: Darrin Camilleri
Cosponsors: none
Referred to Senate Elections and Ethics Committee

SB 402: Sweeping new election law to rig elections for Democrats (part of SB 401)
Introduced June 22, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: other; voting and elections database and institute act; create.
Tags: Elections, Leftism   
Sponsor: Jeremy Moss
Cosponsors: none
Referred to Senate Elections and Ethics Committee

SB 403: Sweeping new election law to rig elections for Democrats (part of SB 401)
Introduced June 22, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: voters; language assistance for elections act; create.
Tags: Elections, Leftism   
Sponsor: Stephanie Chang
Cosponsors: none
Referred to Senate Elections and Ethics Committee

SB 404: Sweeping new election law to rig elections for Democrats (part of SB 401)
Introduced June 22, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: voting procedures; voter access and assistance provisions; provide for.
Tags: Elections, Leftism   
Sponsor: Erika Geiss
Cosponsors: none
Referred to Senate Elections and Ethics Committee

SB 470: Allow uniformed services voters to vote electronically earlier
Introduced September 7, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: absent voters; electronic return of absent voter ballots by uniformed services voters; amend start date.
Tags: Elections, Veterans / Military   
Sponsor: Paul Wojno
Cosponsors: none
Referred to Senate Elections and Ethics Committee

Votes on this bill

09/27/23  Senate roll call vote #474 Republican amendment: Failed 17 – 21 (See how they voted)
09/27/23  Senate roll call vote #475 On passage: Passed 21 – 17 (See how they voted)
10/12/23  House roll call vote #363 On passage: Passed 56 – 54 (See how they voted)
11/07/23: Signed into law, PA 193 of 2023

SB 494: New law to count prisoners at their pre-incarceration address for redistricting purposes
Introduced September 14, 2023
Official text and analysis

Records: other; federal decennial census data; update to reflect pre-incarceration address of incarcerated individuals and require the independent citizens redistricting commission to consider.
Tags: Elections, Leftism   
Sponsor: Sylvia Santana
Cosponsors: none
Referred to Senate Elections and Ethics Committee

SB 505: Criminalize "intimidating" an election official
Introduced September 19, 2023
Official text and analysis

Criminal procedure: sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for certain Michigan election law violations dealing with intimidating an election official; provide for.
Tags: Civil Liberties, Criminal Justice, Elections   
Sponsor: Dayna Polehanki
Cosponsors: Sean McCann, Erika Geiss, Sue Shink, Rosemary Bayer
Referred to Senate Elections and Ethics Committee

Votes on this bill

11/02/23  Senate roll call vote #644 On passage: Passed 20 – 18 (See how they voted)
11/09/23  House roll call vote #540 On passage: Passed 56 – 53 (See how they voted)
11/30/23: Signed into law, PA 252 of 2023

SB 529: Extend period for county canvassers to certify election results and other certification process changes
Introduced September 26, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: presidential electors; certain provisions of the federal electoral count reform act; implement, clarify straight party ticket voting, and modify the election tie-breaking procedure.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Jeremy Moss
Cosponsors: none
Referred to Senate Elections and Ethics Committee

Votes on this bill

10/19/23  Senate roll call vote #569 On passage: Passed 20 – 18 (See how they voted)
11/08/23  House roll call vote #511 On passage: Passed 56 – 53 (See how they voted)
11/09/23  Senate roll call vote #708 Concur with House: Passed 20 – 18 (See how they voted)
11/30/23: Signed into law, PA 269 of 2023

SB 538: Give out-of-state students in-state tuition rates
Introduced October 3, 2023
Official text and analysis

Higher education: tuition; in-state tuition rates; require for students registered to vote in this state.
Tags: Education, Elections   
Sponsor: Joe Bellino
Cosponsors: none
Referred to Senate Elections and Ethics Committee

SB 570: Prohibit county clerks from conducting election audits if the clerk is a member of a political party
Introduced October 10, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: election officials; county clerk to appoint a designee to conduct an election audit under certain circumstances; require.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Mallory McMorrow
Cosponsors: Jeremy Moss
Referred to Senate Elections and Ethics Committee

Votes on this bill

11/02/23  Senate roll call vote #645 On passage: Passed 20 – 18 (See how they voted)
11/09/23  House roll call vote #541 On passage: Passed 56 – 53 (See how they voted)
11/30/23: Signed into law, PA 254 of 2023

SB 572: Reduce maximum precinct size from 5000 voters to 4999 voters
Introduced October 10, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: other; precinct size; modify.
Tags: Elections, Leftism   
Sponsor: Jeremy Moss
Cosponsors: none

Votes on this bill

10/18/23  Senate roll call vote #539 On passage: Passed 30 – 8 (See how they voted)
11/01/23  House roll call vote #454 On passage: Passed 102 – 8 (See how they voted)
11/22/23: Signed into law, PA 226 of 2023

SB 573: Reduce maximum precinct size from 5000 voters to 4999 voters
Introduced October 10, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: other; precinct size; modify.
Tags: Elections, Leftism   
Sponsor: Jeremy Moss
Cosponsors: none

Votes on this bill

10/18/23  Senate roll call vote #540 On passage: Passed 30 – 8 (See how they voted)
11/01/23  House roll call vote #455 On passage: Passed 102 – 8 (See how they voted)
11/22/23: Signed into law, PA 227 of 2023

SB 590: Mandate all election court challenges be filed in the state Court of Claims
Introduced October 17, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: other; contesting post-certification election results; provide for.
Tags: Elections, Shocking   
Sponsor: Mary Cavanagh
Cosponsors: none
Referred to Senate Elections and Ethics Committee

Votes on this bill

11/02/23  Senate roll call vote #646 On passage: Passed 20 – 18 (See how they voted)
11/09/23  House roll call vote #542 On passage: Passed 56 – 53 (See how they voted)
11/30/23: Signed into law, PA 255 of 2023

SB 591: Prohibit legal challenges to presidential election
Introduced October 17, 2023
Official text and analysis

Courts: jurisdiction; jurisdiction of the court of appeals for election contests; provide for.
Tags: Elections, Leftism, Shocking   
Sponsor: Mary Cavanagh
Cosponsors: none
Referred to Senate Elections and Ethics Committee

Votes on this bill

11/02/23  Senate roll call vote #647 On passage: Passed 20 – 18 (See how they voted)
11/09/23  House roll call vote #543 On passage: Passed 56 – 53 (See how they voted)
11/30/23: Signed into law, PA 256 of 2023

SB 594: Eliminate protections against online voter registration fraud
Introduced October 18, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: registration; online voter registration process; modify.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Jeremy Moss
Cosponsors: none
Referred to Senate Elections and Ethics Committee

Votes on this bill

11/02/23  Senate roll call vote #648 On passage: Passed 20 – 18 (See how they voted)
11/09/23  House roll call vote #544 On passage: Passed 56 – 53 (See how they voted)
11/30/23: Signed into law, PA 257 of 2023

SB 595: Mandate state senators report their personal finances
Introduced October 19, 2023
Official text and analysis

Public employees and officers: ethics; financial disclosure report; require state senators to file.
Tags: Civil Liberties, Elections   
Sponsor: Thomas Albert
Cosponsors: none
Referred to Senate Oversight Committee

SB 596: Mandate state representatives report their personal finances
Introduced October 19, 2023
Official text and analysis

Public employees and officers: ethics; financial disclosure report; require state representatives to file.
Tags: Civil Liberties, Elections   
Sponsor: Thomas Albert
Cosponsors: none
Referred to Senate Oversight Committee

SB 597: Mandate governor, lieutenant governor, attorney, and secretary of state report their personal finances
Introduced October 19, 2023
Official text and analysis

Public employees and officers: ethics; financial disclosure report; require certain executive officers to file.
Tags: Civil Liberties, Elections   
Sponsor: Thomas Albert
Cosponsors: none
Referred to Senate Oversight Committee

SB 598: Mandate judicial officers report their personal finances
Introduced October 19, 2023
Official text and analysis

Public employees and officers: ethics; financial disclosure report; require certain judicial officers to file.
Tags: Civil Liberties, Elections   
Sponsor: Thomas Albert
Cosponsors: none
Referred to Senate Oversight Committee

SB 603: Restrict challenges to election results
Introduced October 24, 2023
Official text and analysis

Elections: recounts; recount filing fees; modify, and modify recount process
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Stephanie Chang
Cosponsors: Jeremy Moss
Referred to Senate Elections and Ethics Committee

Votes on this bill

04/30/24  Senate roll call vote #101 On passage: Passed 20 – 18 (See how they voted)
06/13/24  House roll call vote #172 On passage: Passed 56 – 53 (See how they voted)
06/18/24  Senate roll call vote #249 Concur with House: Passed 20 – 18 (See how they voted)


SB 604: Allow election official misconduct in recounts and criminalize "interference" in recounts
Introduced October 24, 2023
Official text and analysis

Criminal procedure: sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for certain Michigan election law violations dealing with recounts; modify.
Tags: Criminal Justice, Elections, Shocking   
Sponsor: Jeremy Moss
Cosponsors: Stephanie Chang
Referred to Senate Elections and Ethics Committee

Votes on this bill

04/30/24  Senate roll call vote #102 On passage: Passed 20 – 18 (See how they voted)
06/13/24  House roll call vote #173 On passage: Passed 56 – 53 (See how they voted)


SB 613: Mandate elected officials report their personal finances
Introduced October 24, 2023
Official text and analysis

Campaign finance: statements and reports; financial disclosure reports; require certain public officers to file.
Tags: Civil Liberties, Elections   
Sponsor: Jeremy Moss
Cosponsors: Aric Nesbitt, Winnie Brinks, Mark Huizenga, Ed McBroom, Sam Singh, Kristen McDonald Rivet, Mary Cavanagh, Sean McCann, Paul Wojno, Sara Anthony, Kevin Hertel, Rosemary Bayer
Referred to Senate Oversight Committee

Votes on this bill

11/01/23  Senate roll call vote #633 On passage: Passed 36 – 2 (See how they voted)
11/09/23  House roll call vote #552 On passage: Passed 59 – 49 (See how they voted)
11/09/23  Senate roll call vote #709 Concur with House: Passed 36 – 2 (See how they voted)
12/07/23: Signed into law, PA 281 of 2023

SB 614: Mandate candidates for public office disclose their personal finances
Introduced October 24, 2023
Official text and analysis

Campaign finance: statements and reports; financial disclosure reports; require certain candidates for office to file.
Tags: Civil Liberties, Elections   
Sponsor: Sam Singh
Cosponsors: Aric Nesbitt, Winnie Brinks, Mark Huizenga, Jeremy Moss, Ed McBroom, Kristen McDonald Rivet, Mary Cavanagh, Sean McCann, Paul Wojno, Sara Anthony, Kevin Hertel, Rosemary Bayer
Referred to Senate Oversight Committee

Votes on this bill

11/01/23  Senate roll call vote #634 On passage: Passed 36 – 2 (See how they voted)
11/09/23  House roll call vote #553 On passage: Passed 61 – 47 (See how they voted)
11/09/23  Senate roll call vote #710 Concur with House: Passed 36 – 2 (See how they voted)
12/07/23: Signed into law, PA 282 of 2023

SB 615: Allow campaign committee to pay candidates' late filing fees
Introduced October 24, 2023
Official text and analysis

Campaign finance: committees; prohibition on certain candidate committee expenditures and disbursements; create exception.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Mark Huizenga
Cosponsors: Aric Nesbitt, Winnie Brinks, Ed McBroom, Sam Singh, Jeremy Moss, Kristen McDonald Rivet, Mary Cavanagh, Sean McCann
Referred to Senate Oversight Committee

Votes on this bill

11/01/23  Senate roll call vote #635 On passage: Passed 36 – 2 (See how they voted)
11/09/23  House roll call vote #554 On passage: Passed 61 – 47 (See how they voted)
12/07/23: Signed into law, PA 283 of 2023

SB 616: Companion bill to SB 613-615
Introduced October 24, 2023
Official text and analysis

Campaign finance: committees; prohibition on certain candidate committee expenditures and disbursements; create exception.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Ed McBroom
Cosponsors: Aric Nesbitt, Winnie Brinks, Mark Huizenga, Sam Singh, Jeremy Moss, Kristen McDonald Rivet, Mary Cavanagh, Sean McCann, Paul Wojno, Sara Anthony, Kevin Hertel, Rosemary Bayer
Referred to Senate Oversight Committee

Votes on this bill

11/01/23  Senate roll call vote #636 On passage: Passed 36 – 2 (See how they voted)
11/09/23  House roll call vote #555 On passage: Passed 62 – 46 (See how they voted)
12/07/23: Signed into law, PA 284 of 2023

SB 639: Prohibit people from holding 2 elected public offices at once (does not include precinct delegates)
Introduced November 2, 2023
Official text and analysis

Public employees and officers: other; individuals holding multiple local elected offices; prohibit under certain circumstances.
Tags: Civil Liberties, Elections   
Sponsor: Mark Huizenga
Cosponsors: none
Referred to Senate Oversight Committee

SB 655: Halve campaign donation limits for individuals
Introduced November 9, 2023
Official text and analysis

Campaign finance: other; certain campaign contribution limits; reduce.
Tags: Elections   
Sponsor: Sean McCann
Cosponsors: Jeff Irwin, Ed McBroom, Stephanie Chang
Referred to Senate Elections and Ethics Committee

SB 659: New act to restrict selling of personal information and require data brokers register with state
Introduced November 9, 2023
Official text and analysis

Consumer protection: privacy; personal data privacy act: create.
Tags: Civil Liberties, Elections   
Sponsor: Rosemary Bayer
Cosponsors: John Cherry, Stephanie Chang, Erika Geiss, Sue Shink, Sylvia Santana, Sara Anthony
Referred to Senate Finance, Insurance, and Consumer Protection Committee

SB 707: Criminalize false statements about elections
Introduced February 6, 2024
Official text and analysis

Elections: offenses; false statements or misrepresentations concerning elections; prohibit.
Tags: Criminal Justice, Elections   
Sponsor: Mary Cavanagh
Cosponsors: Veronica Klinefelt, Stephanie Chang, Dayna Polehanki, Sue Shink, Rosemary Bayer, Sean McCann, Erika Geiss, Mallory McMorrow
Referred to Senate Elections and Ethics Committee

SB 791: Allow legislature to designate a person as a public employee and allow them to force employers to conduct union boss elections
Introduced March 14, 2024
Official text and analysis

Labor: collective bargaining; definition of public employee in 1947 PA 336; modify.
Tags: Big Labor, Elections, Leftism   
Sponsor: Sylvia Santana
Cosponsors: none
Referred to Senate Appropriations Committee

Votes on this bill

06/26/24  Senate roll call vote #329 On passage: Passed 20 – 18 (See how they voted)





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