Bill Text: MI HB5645 | 2021-2022 | 101st Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Cities: home rule; ranked-choice voting; authorize. Amends 1909 PA 279 (MCL 117.1 - 117.38) by adding sec. 4v. TIE BAR WITH: HB 5644'21, HB 5646'21

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 12-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-12-15 - Bill Electronically Reproduced 12/14/2021 [HB5645 Detail]

Download: Michigan-2021-HB5645-Introduced.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HOUSE BILL NO. 5645

December 14, 2021, Introduced by Reps. Weiss, Aiyash, Young, Thanedar, Cavanagh, Hood, Scott, Cynthia Johnson, Brabec, Camilleri, Puri and Jones and referred to the Committee on Elections and Ethics.

A bill to amend 1909 PA 279, entitled

"The home rule city act,"

(MCL 117.1 to 117.38) by adding section 4v.

the people of the state of michigan enact:

Sec. 4v. (1) Each city may in its charter authorize the use of ranked choice voting for the election of city officers.

(2) If a city charter authorizes the use of ranked choice voting, the city charter must provide for all of the following:

(a) That ranked choice voting may only be used for the election of city officers.

(b) That ranked choice voting may only be used when the election of city officers is the only election on the ballot.

(c) The procedure for the city clerk to follow if the voting system used by the city at an election involving ranked choice voting cannot accommodate choices equal to the total number of candidates running for each city office.

Enacting section 1. This amendatory act does not take effect unless all of the following bills of the 101st Legislature are enacted into law:

(a) Senate Bill No.____ or House Bill No. 5646 (request no. 01767'21 *).

(b) Senate Bill No.____ or House Bill No. 5644 (request no. 04454'21).

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