The Legislative Committee is made up representatives from the Clerk profession throughout Michigan. The purpose of this committee is to monitor all pending or proposed legislation that pertains to the responsibilities or functions of the municipal clerk by attending the meetings of the Council of Election Officials, and talking with other State legislative committees and subcommittees. Members of this committee shall be considered active members of the CEO, and some shall be voting members of the CEO. This committee shall also take an active role in initiating changes or additions in legislation that would enhance the duties of the municipal clerk. Other duties may include writing letters or calling legislators or testifying at public meetings regarding pending legislation.
The legislative committee shall work as part of a network informing other clerks of potential legislation and encouraging assistance. This committee shall formulate all legislative resolutions to be considered by the membership.