Michigan Senate Bill 1086 (2008)

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Michigan Senate Bill 1086 was introduced in the Michigan State Senate as a restriction on initiative rights in Michigan on February 12, 2008. The sponsor of the bill was Gilda Jacobs, a Democrat. It was referred to and died in the Campaign and Election Oversight Committee.[1][2]

Provisions

SB 1086 would mandate:

  • A filing deadline of March 15.
  • Says that signatures signed within 210 days can be considered not "stale and void," versus the current 180 days.

Background

Two other bills to restrict initiative rights in Michigan have also been proposed in the 2008 legislative session. Michigan Senate Joint Resolution K (2008)‎ proposed a distribution requirement and Michigan Senate Bill 1087 (2008)‎ proposed a residency requirements.

In combination, the three bills--if they are enacted--represent a significant abridgement of initiative rights in Michigan.

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