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2015 Senate Bill 45: Revise GOP presidential primary date

Public Act 2 of 2015

Introduced by Sen. David Robertson (R) on January 28, 2015
To allow the Republican presidential primary election to be conducted on the third Tuesday in March, even though under the state's post-election consolidation rules, one of the four regular election dates is the fourth Tuesday in February.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Elections and Government Reform Committee on January 28, 2015
Reported in the Senate on February 10, 2015
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Received in the House on February 13, 2015
Referred to the House Elections Committee on February 13, 2015
Reported in the House on February 17, 2015
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass..
Amendment offered by Rep. Lisa Lyons (R) on February 18, 2015
To shift the proposed presidential primary date from March 15, 2016 to March 8.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on February 18, 2015
Passed 74 to 36 in the House on February 18, 2015.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To allow the Republican presidential primary election to be conducted on the second Tuesday in March, even though under the state's post-election consolidation rules, one of the four regular election dates is the fourth Tuesday in February.
Received in the Senate on February 19, 2015
Passed 37 to 1 in the Senate on February 19, 2015.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on February 19, 2015

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