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2011 House Bill 5059: Revise ballot question and political party campaign finance details

Public Act 273 of 2012

Introduced by Rep. Sharon Tyler (R) on October 12, 2011
To revise details of the campaign finance statements and reporting deadlines that apply to ballot question and political party committees. Among other things, the bill applies some of these regulations to a party attempting to qualify as a new political party.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Redistricting and Elections Committee on October 12, 2011
Reported in the House on March 6, 2012
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on March 13, 2012
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on March 13, 2012
Amendment offered by Rep. Jon Bumstead (R) on March 13, 2012
To increase the number of campain finance reports that state office candidate committees must file.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on March 13, 2012
Amendment offered by Rep. Sharon Tyler (R) on March 13, 2012
To back up by two weeks the deadline of a campaign finance report the bill would require a ballot initiative campaign committees to file.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on March 13, 2012
Received in the Senate on March 15, 2012
Referred to the Senate Local Government & Elections Committee on March 15, 2012
Reported in the Senate on May 22, 2012
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered in the Senate 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 Senate on June 12, 2012
Received in the House on June 13, 2012
Passed 84 to 26 in the House on June 14, 2012.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on June 27, 2012

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