June 28, 2023, Introduced by Reps. DeBoyer, Maddock, Fox, BeGole, Aragona, Kunse, Johnsen, Bollin, Rigas, Slagh, Alexander, Bierlein, Beson, St. Germaine, Smit, Roth, Schmaltz, DeSana, Jaime Greene, Prestin, Hoadley, Meerman and Friske and referred to the Committee on Government Operations.

A bill to amend 1954 PA 116, entitled

"Michigan election law,"

(MCL 168.1 to 168.992) by adding section 509y.

the people of the state of michigan enact:

Sec. 509y. (1) If a juror qualifications questionnaire, as described in section 1313 of the revised judicature act of 1961, 1961 PA 236, MCL 600.1313, is sent to an individual and that juror qualifications questionnaire is returned to a county clerk as undeliverable, or if the individual indicates on the juror qualifications questionnaire an address that is different than the address to which the juror qualifications questionnaire was sent, the county clerk shall immediately notify the secretary of state.

(2) Upon receipt of a notice under subsection (1) from a county clerk, the secretary of state shall determine if that individual is a registered elector, and if that individual is a registered elector, the secretary of state shall send by forwardable mail all of the following to that elector:

(a) A notice that the secretary of state has received information indicating the elector has moved the elector's residence.

(b) A postage prepaid and preaddressed return card on which the elector may verify or correct the address information.

(c) A notice providing that if the address information is incorrect and the elector has not moved and wishes to remain registered to vote, the elector should complete and return the card to the secretary of state with a postmark of 30 days or more before the date of the next election. If the card is not completed and returned with a postmark of 30 days or more before the date of the next election, the elector may be required to affirm the elector's current address before being permitted to vote. Further, if the elector does not vote in an election within the period beginning on the date of the notice and ending on the first business day immediately following the second November election that is held after the date on the notice, the registration of the elector will be canceled and the elector's name will be removed from the qualified voter file.