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2018 House Bill 6107: Make using multiple ballot signature names a felony

Public Act 650 of 2018

Introduced by Rep. Kim LaSata (R) on June 6, 2018
To make it a felony to sign a ballot access petition with multiple names. Also, to make it a misdemeanor to sign a petition with a name other than one’s own, make a false statement in a certificate on a petition, or falsely sign a petition as a circulator. This would affect nominating petitions, qualifying petitions, petitions to form a new political party, and recall petitions.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Elections and Ethics Committee on June 6, 2018
Reported in the House on June 7, 2018
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Substitute offered by Rep. Aaron Miller (R) on September 26, 2018
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance as previously described.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on September 26, 2018
Amendment offered by Rep. Jeremy Moss (D) on September 26, 2018
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance as previously described.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on September 26, 2018
Received in the Senate on November 8, 2018
Referred to the Senate Elections and Government Reform Committee on November 8, 2018
Reported in the Senate on December 4, 2018
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Received in the House on December 21, 2018
Passed 95 to 12 in the House on December 21, 2018.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on December 28, 2018

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