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2014 House Bill 5781: Modify legislator oath of office detail

Public Act 397 of 2014

Introduced by Rep. Matt Lori R-Constantine on September 9, 2014
To modify the way Michigan's oath of office is administered to state senators and state representatives. Under current law, the oath can be administered by the "chancellor, any justice of the supreme court, the lieutenant governor, the president pro-tempore of the Senate, or the speaker of the House of Representatives." The bill would remove “the chancellor” and add the House Clerk and Senate Secretary.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Oversight Committee on September 9, 2014
Reported in the House on September 16, 2014
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Received in the Senate on September 30, 2014
Referred to the Senate Government Operations Committee on September 30, 2014
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on December 24, 2014