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2021 House Bill 4491: Revise process for removing dead voters from voter rolls

Public Act 195 of 2022

Introduced by Rep. Andrew Fink R-Hillsdale on March 11, 2021
To require county clerks to update the qualified voter file (QVF) by canceling registrations of deceased voters at least monthly. The bill transfers this duty from township and city clerks.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Elections and Ethics Committee on March 11, 2021
Reported in the House on April 13, 2021
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
To require county clerks to update the qualified voter file (QVF) by canceling registrations of deceased voters at least monthly, and at least weekly starting six weeks before an election, and daily in the last 15 days. The bill transfers this duty from township and city clerks.
Received in the Senate on April 28, 2021
Referred to the Senate Elections Committee on April 28, 2021
Reported in the Senate on June 16, 2022
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
To require county clerks to update the qualified voter file (QVF) by canceling registrations of deceased voters at least monthly, and at least weekly starting six weeks before an election, and daily in the last 15 days. The bill transfers this duty from township and city clerks, and would also permit clerks in smaller cities and townships to do certain specific ballot "pre-processing activities" prior to election day.
Received in the House on September 28, 2022
Passed 99 to 5 in the House on September 28, 2022.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on October 7, 2022

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