The ACLU maintains a presence in Lansing that enables us to pass policies that expand civil liberties or prevent the passage of policies that are hostile to civil liberties. Through traditional lobbying techniques lobbying, advocacy, and advocacy the legislative program seeks to advance and protect our civil liberties.
The ACLU of Michigan’s legislative program works on a breadth of issues. To give you an idea of what we’ve been up to, we have provided a brief summary, our position on the issue and where the bill is currently situation in the legislative process.
Pay Equity - Senate Bill 298 and House Bill 4518
Pay Equity Commission – Senate Bill 299 and House Bill 4517
Criminal Penalties for Wage Discrimination Based on Sex – House Bill 4519
Intern Employment Discrimination Protections - House Bill 5243
Employee Contraceptive Privacy Act - Senate Bill 732 and House Bill 5416
Breastfeeding SB 674 – Support