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.
Petition Signatures - House Bill 5152
No Reason Absentee Voting - House Bill 4058, House Bill 4252, House Bill 5253, Senate Bill 124
Electronic Submission of Voter Data - Senate Bill 28
Preregistration to Vote at age 16 - Senate Bill 260
Voter Registration Address Requirements - Senate Bill 419
Voter Registration Address Requirements - Senate Bill 420
Absent Voter Qualification - Senate Bill 421
Eligible State Identification for Voting Purposes - Senate Bill 467
Early Voting - House Bill 4103
Pictures in Polling Places - HB 4477
Eligible State Identification for Voting Purposes - House Bill 4938