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.

Suspicion Based Drug Testing - House Bill 4118

Blight Penalties - Senate Bill 35 and Senate Bill 38 and Senate Bill 39

Welfare Benefits and School Attendance - House Bill 4388

Welfare Drug Testing House Bill 4118 – Opposed

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