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2015 Senate Bill 329: Authorize correction of Flint mayor election error

Public Act 43 of 2015

Introduced by Sen. Jim Ananich (D) on May 12, 2015
To revise the state election law to allow several candidates for the mayor of Flint to be placed on the ballot even though they missed the candidate filing deadline, reportedly because the Flint city clerk office posted a wrong filing deadline on the city website.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Elections and Government Reform Committee on May 12, 2015
Reported in the Senate on May 19, 2015
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Received in the House on May 19, 2015
Substitute offered by Rep. Lisa Lyons (R) on March 2, 2015
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on March 2, 2015
Referred to the House Elections Committee on May 19, 2015
Reported in the House on May 27, 2015
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-3) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered by Rep. Lisa Lyons (R) on June 2, 2015
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on June 2, 2015
Amendment offered by Rep. Lisa Lyons (R) on June 3, 2015
To revise the proposed procedures to remove responsibility for certain details from the county clerk to the Secretary of State.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on June 3, 2015
Received in the Senate on June 3, 2015
Passed 37 to 1 in the Senate on June 3, 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 June 5, 2015

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