Public Act 269 of 2015 (SB 571) – Amends PA 388 of 1976, a.k.a. the Michigan Campaign Finance Act
Governor Rick Snyder signed Senate Bill 571 into law on January 6, 2016.
Reporting deadline changes are effective immediately for Political and Independent Committees (PAC’s) registered with the State’s Bureau of Elections:
- The filing deadline for PACs has been CHANGED with a January quarterly filing due February 1st, 2016. This covers the report period 10/21/2015-12/31/2015.
- Quarterly reports are now due in January, April, July & October.
- The quarterly February filing that was due on 2/15/2016 has been eliminated.
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