Legislation watch
Mackinac Center for Public Policy
Capitol Building

2011 Senate Bill 803: Require voters to affirm citizenship
  1. Introduced by Sen. Darwin Booher (R) on November 8, 2011, to require voters to affirm that they are a U.S. citizen when voting or applying for an absentee ballot.
    • Referred to the Senate Local Government & Elections Committee on November 8, 2011.
      • Reported in the Senate on December 6, 2011, with the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the Senate on February 8, 2012. The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on February 8, 2012.
    • Amendment offered by Sen. David Robertson (R) on February 14, 2012, to establish that if passed the bill will go into effect on June 1, 2012. The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on February 14, 2012.
  2. Passed 30 to 8 in the Senate on February 14, 2012.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the House on February 14, 2012.
    • Referred to the House Redistricting and Elections Committee on February 14, 2012.
      • Reported in the House on May 22, 2012, with the recommendation that the amendment be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Amendment offered in the House on June 12, 2012, to clarify details of the proposed procedures for asking if a person is citizen. The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on June 12, 2012.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Barb Byrum (D) on June 12, 2012, to exempt overseas military voters from having to affirm that they are citizens. The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on June 12, 2012.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Pete Lund (R) on June 12, 2012, to establish that if passed the bill will go into effect on Aug. 15, 2012. The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on June 12, 2012.
  4. Passed 67 to 43 in the House on June 12, 2012, to require voters to affirm that they are a U.S. citizen when voting or applying for an absentee ballot.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Received in the Senate on June 13, 2012.
  6. Passed 26 to 11 in the Senate on June 13, 2012, to concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  7. Vetoed by Gov. Rick Snyder on July 3, 2012.
  8. Received in the Senate on July 18, 2012.

Comments

Re: 2011 Senate Bill 803 (Require voters to affirm citizenship )  by TaterSalad on September 12, 2012 


1. Six truths about Illegal Immigration not spoken about:
http://pajamasmedia.com/victordavishanson/the-truths-we-dare-not-speak-about-illegal-immigration/?singlepage=true

2. Shocking News: Illegal Aliens are all drawing welfare: http://www.ihatethemedia.com/most-illegal-immigrant-families-collect-welfare?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+ihatethemedia+%28I+Hate+the+Media%29&utm_content=Yahoo%21+Mail

Re: 2011 Senate Bill 803 (Require voters to affirm citizenship )  by TaterSalad on September 12, 2012 
They need and ID to drive. They need an ID to cash a manual check. They need an ID to get a room. What are you talking about anyhow. You sound just like a Barack Obama "Useful idiot".

Re: 2011 Senate Bill 803 (Require voters to affirm citizenship )  by oldtimer75 on September 12, 2012 
A lot of older people don't have ID. Your watching to much of Fox propaganda, its making you brain dead.

View More pre-2013 Comments.
Your new comments should be made in the box below.