January 19, 2023, Introduced by Senator SANTANA and referred to the Committee on Elections and Ethics.

A bill to require that the pre-incarceration address of incarcerated individuals be reported when providing information for voting district population counts; and to provide for the powers and duties of certain state officers and entities.

the people of the state of michigan enact:

Sec. 1. As used in this act:

(a) "Department" means the department of corrections.

(b) "Pre-incarceration address" means the address at which an incarcerated individual resided before the individual's current incarceration.

Sec. 2. For purposes of reporting the residency of an individual who is incarcerated in a correctional institution operated by the department, as that information relates to a population count that is used for the establishment of a voting district, the department shall report the individual's pre-incarceration address.