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2011 House Bill 4653: Ban office-holder names on polling place materials

Public Act 156 of 2012

  1. Introduced by Rep. Anthony Forlini (R) on May 18, 2011, to prohibit the name of an elected or appointed official from being printed on any election-related material that is posted, displayed, or distributed in a polling place on Election Day, subject to fines of $100 to $250. House Bill 4656 would apply the prohibition to absentee ballot materials given or mailed to a voter.
    • Referred to the House Redistricting and Elections Committee on May 18, 2011.
      • Reported in the House on December 6, 2011, with the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the House on January 19, 2012. The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on January 19, 2012.
  2. Passed 106 to 0 in the House on January 25, 2012, to prohibit the name of an elected or appointed official from being printed on any election-related material that is posted, displayed, or distributed in a polling place on Election Day, subject to fines of $100 to $250. House Bill 4656 would apply the prohibition to absentee ballot materials given or mailed to a voter, and passed by the same margin.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on January 26, 2012.
    • Referred to the Senate Local Government & Elections Committee on January 26, 2012.
      • Reported in the Senate on May 22, 2012, with the recommendation that the bill pass.
  4. Passed 35 to 1 in the Senate on May 23, 2012, to prohibit the name of an elected or appointed official from being printed on any election-related material that is posted, displayed, or distributed in a polling place on Election Day, subject to fines of $100 to $250. House Bill 4656 would apply the prohibition to absentee ballot materials given or mailed to a voter, and passed by the same margin.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on June 5, 2012.

Comments

Re: 2011 House Bill 4653 (Ban office-holder names on polling place materials )  by admin on December 6, 2012 
I think that voting schemes aren't very popular these weeks. I have hears that they even check the canon pixma mp250 so that everything will be safe and legal. I must say that this is a good intervention in order to obtain justice. I hope that the polling place materials will be as good as the last year.

2011 House Bill 4653 (Ban office-holder names on polling place materials )  by admin on December 6, 2012 
Introduced in the House on May 18, 2011, to prohibit the name of an elected or appointed official from being printed on any election-related material that is posted, displayed, or distributed in a polling place on Election Day, subject to fines of $100 to $250. House Bill 4656 would apply the prohibition to absentee ballot materials given or mailed to a voter, and passed by the same margin

The vote was 106 in favor, 0 opposed and 2 not voting

(House Roll Call 6 at House Journal 0)

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