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2011 House Bill 5086: Ban government sending payroll PAC money to union

Public Act 31 of 2012

Introduced by Rep. Paul Opsommer (R) on October 18, 2011 To prohibit the state, school districts and local governments from deducting money from an employee’s paycheck and contributing it to a union Political Action Committee (PAC). The bill would grant residents the right to sue for violations.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Redistricting and Elections Committee on October 18, 2011
Reported in the House on December 6, 2011 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on December 7, 2011 To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance as previously described.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on December 7, 2011
Amendment offered by Rep. David Nathan (D) on December 7, 2011 To impose addtional disclosures, disclaimers and campaign finance reporting for political "independent expenditures" by corporations.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on December 7, 2011
Passed 62 to 46 in the House on December 8, 2011 (same description)
To prohibit the state, school districts and local governments from deducting money from an employee’s paycheck and contributing it to a union Political Action Committee (PAC). The bill would grant residents the right to sue for violations.
Received in the Senate on December 13, 2011
Referred to the Senate Local Government & Elections Committee on December 13, 2011
Reported in the Senate on February 7, 2012 With the recommendation that the amendment be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered in the Senate on February 8, 2012 To clarify details of who could sue in the case of violations.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on February 8, 2012
Passed 26 to 12 in the Senate on February 14, 2012 (same description)
To prohibit the state, school districts and local governments from deducting money from an employee’s paycheck and contributing it to a union Political Action Committee (PAC). The bill would grant residents the right to sue for violations.
Received in the House on February 14, 2012
Passed 62 to 45 in the House on February 15, 2012
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on February 28, 2012

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