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2013 House Bill 4307: Revise county commission vacancy detail

Public Act 84 of 2013

  1. Introduced by Rep. Lisa Lyons (R) on February 21, 2013, to eliminate a requirement that a special election must be held when a county commissioner vacancy occurs during an odd numbered year.
    • Referred to the House Elections and Ethics Committee on February 21, 2013.
      • Reported in the House on March 5, 2013, without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Adam Zemke (D) on March 12, 2013. The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on March 12, 2013.
  2. Passed 75 to 35 in the House on March 14, 2013.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on March 19, 2013.
    • Referred to the Senate Local Government & Elections Committee on March 19, 2013.
      • Reported in the Senate on May 23, 2013, with the recommendation that the bill pass.
    • Amendment offered by Sen. Joe Hune (R) on June 19, 2013, to establish that a special election already scheduled for August 2013 will still take place even if this bill becomes law. The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on June 19, 2013.
  4. Passed 26 to 12 in the Senate on June 19, 2013, to eliminate a requirement that a special election must be held when a county commissioner vacancy occurs during an odd numbered year.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Received in the House on June 19, 2013.
  6. Passed 75 to 33 in the House on June 20, 2013, to concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  7. Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on June 27, 2013.

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