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.
Noncompliance with National Defense Authorization Act Senate Bill 94 and House Bill 4138
Domestic Drone Regulation - House Bills 4455 and House Bill 4456
License Plate Scanning Regulation - House Bill 4981
Collection of Student Data - House Bill 5044
Federal Collection of Electronic Data and Metadata - House Bill 5420
DNA Collection from Individuals Arrested for Felony Crimes - Senate Bill 105
DNA Collection from Individuals Arrested for Felony Crimes - Senate Bill 106
DNA Collection from Individuals Arrested for Felony Crimes - Senate Bill 107
Employee Contraceptive Privacy Act - Senate Bill 732 and House Bill 5416