2010 Michigan Compiled Laws
Chapter 168 - MICHIGAN ELECTION LAW
Act 116 of 1954 - MICHIGAN ELECTION LAW (168.1 - 168.992)
116-1954-XXII - CHAPTER XXII INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM (168.471...168.488)
Section 168.474 - Board of state canvassers; duties; statement of purpose of proposed constitutional amendment.

MICHIGAN ELECTION LAW (EXCERPT)
Act 116 of 1954

168.474 Board of state canvassers; duties; statement of purpose of proposed constitutional amendment.

Sec. 474.

Wherever the phrases “the state officer authorized by law” or “the person authorized by law”, are used in section 9 of article 2 or section 2 of article 12 of the constitution of this state, such phrases shall mean and have reference to the board of state canvassers and such board shall exercise the duties prescribed in such constitutional provisions. The preparing of a statement of the purpose of any such proposed amendment or question to be designated on the ballots for submission to the electors in not more than 100 words, exclusive of the caption, which said statement shall consist of a true and impartial statement of the purpose of the amendment or question in such language as shall create no prejudice for or against such proposal shall be the duty of the director of elections with the approval of the board of state canvassers.


History: 1954, Act 116, Eff. June 1, 1955 ;-- Am. 1963, 2nd Ex. Sess., Act 9, Imd. Eff. Dec. 27, 1963
Popular Name: Election Code

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