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2011 Senate Bill 753: Authorize criminal penalties for extreme campaign finance scofflaws

Public Act 274 of 2012

Introduced by Sen. Jack Brandenburg (R) on October 12, 2011
To establish sentencing guidelines for the penalties proposed by Senate Bill 750 for candidates and campaign treasurers who fail to file mandated campaign finance reports after an extended period.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Local Government & Elections Committee on October 12, 2011
Reported in the Senate on December 6, 2011
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Received in the House on February 14, 2012
Referred to the House Redistricting and Elections Committee on February 14, 2012
Reported in the House on May 22, 2012
With the recommendation that the amendment be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered in the House on June 12, 2012
To not link this bill's enactment to enactment of Senate Bill 750.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on June 12, 2012
Amendment offered by Rep. Pete Lund (R) on June 12, 2012
To establish that if passed the bill will go into effect on Dec. 30, 2012.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on June 12, 2012
Received in the Senate on June 13, 2012
Passed 37 to 0 in the Senate on June 13, 2012.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on June 27, 2012

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