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2009 Senate Bill 129: Revise school election canvassing procedures

Public Act 52 of 2010

Introduced by Sen. Cameron Brown (R) on January 28, 2009
To revise the procedures for canvassing (confirming the results) of school elections where the district encompasses portions of more than one county.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Education Committee on January 28, 2009
Reported in the Senate on March 31, 2009
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on April 29, 2009
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance of the bill as previously described.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on April 29, 2009
Amendment offered by Sen. Gilda Jacobs (D) on April 30, 2009
To tie-bar the bill to Senate Bill 6, meaning this bill cannot become law unless that one does also. SB 6 would local elections clerks to automatically send an absentee ballot before each election to any registered voter who is disabled or is age 60 or older and who requests that he or she be placed on the list.
The amendment failed 16 to 20 in the Senate on April 30, 2009.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
Received in the House on April 30, 2009
Referred to the House Elections and Ethics Committee on April 30, 2009
Reported in the House on February 17, 2010
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Kathy Angerer (D) on April 13, 2010
To also require that when a city or village holds an election on the same day as a school district that has is partially located in that city or village, the city or village with the election is reponsible for canvassing the part of the school district within its jurisdiction.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on April 13, 2010
Received in the Senate on April 14, 2010
To concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Jennifer Granholm on April 22, 2010

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