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2007 Senate Bill 213: Authorize higher electric bills for non-nuclear “renewable” power (House Roll Call 756)
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Passed 83 to 24 in the House on September 18, 2008, to adopt a compromise version of the bill reported by a House-Senate conference committee. This would impose a 10 percent “renewable” energy mandate on electric utilities by 2015, including solar, biomass, wind, hydro, geothermal, advanced coal systems and more. The Public Service Commission would have the authority to suspend the mandate if it judges the extra cost on utilities to be too high, and utilities could not raise monthly bills more than $3 for residential customers, $16.58 for small business and $187.50 for larger firms. Temporary, means-tested income tax credits would be available to partially offset these price hikes (see Senate Bill 1048). The bill is tie-barred to House Bill 5524, which would guarantee DTE and Consumers Power at least 90 percent of the utility business in the areas they serve, and which phases out over five years a current law requiring commercial electricity users to subsidize residential rates.
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The vote was 83 in favor, 24 against, and 3 not voting.
(House Roll Call 756 at House Journal 77)

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Democrat
94694%
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5955%
58 total votes
Republican
534753%
465446%
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52 total votes
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Authorize higher electric bills for non-nuclear “renewable” power

IN FAVOR

HOUSE DEMOCRATS

Accavitti (D)Angerer (D)Bauer (D)Bennett (D)Bieda (D)
Brown (D)Byrnes (D)Byrum (D)Cheeks (D)Clemente (D)
Condino (D)Constan (D)Corriveau (D)Coulouris (D)Cushingberry (D)
Dean (D)Dillon (D)Donigan (D)Ebli (D)Espinoza (D)
Farrah (D)Gillard (D)Gonzales (D)Griffin (D)Hammel (D)
Hammon (D)Hood (D)Hopgood (D)Johnson (D)Jones, Robert (D)
Lahti (D)Law, Kathleen (D)LeBlanc (D)Leland (D)Lemmons (D)
Lindberg (D)Mayes (D)McDowell (D)Meadows (D)Meisner (D)
Melton (D)Miller (D)Polidori (D)Sak (D)Scott (D)
Sheltrown (D)Simpson (D)Smith, Alma (D)Spade (D)Tobocman (D)
Vagnozzi (D)Valentine (D)Warren (D)Wojno (D)Young (D)

HOUSE REPUBLICANS

Ball (R)Booher (R)Calley (R)Caswell (R)Caul (R)
Gaffney (R)Green (R)Hansen (R)Hildenbrand (R)Horn (R)
Hune (R)Jones, Rick (R)Knollenberg (R)LaJoy (R)Marleau (R)
Meltzer (R)Moore (R)Nofs (R)Opsommer (R)Palsrok (R)
Pastor (R)Pearce (R)Proos (R)Rocca (R)Schuitmaker (R)
Walker (R)Ward (R)Wenke (R)  


AGAINST

HOUSE DEMOCRATS
none

HOUSE REPUBLICANS

Acciavatti (R)Agema (R)Amos (R)Brandenburg (R)Casperson (R)
DeRoche (R)Elsenheimer (R)Emmons (R)Garfield (R)Hoogendyk (R)
Huizenga (R)Law, David (R)Meekhof (R)Moolenaar (R)Moss (R)
Nitz (R)Palmer (R)Pavlov (R)Robertson (R)Shaffer (R)
Sheen (R)Stahl (R)Stakoe (R)Steil (R) 


HOUSE LEGISLATORS WHO DID NOT VOTE

Clack (D)Jackson (D)Smith, Virgil (D)



HOUSE LEGISLATORS ALL VOTES

Y    Accavitti (D)  n  Acciavatti (R)  n  Agema (R)  n  Amos (R)Y    Angerer (D)
Y    Ball (R)Y    Bauer (D)Y    Bennett (D)Y    Bieda (D)Y    Booher (R)
  n  Brandenburg (R)Y    Brown (D)Y    Byrnes (D)Y    Byrum (D)Y    Calley (R)
  n  Casperson (R)Y    Caswell (R)Y    Caul (R)Y    Cheeks (D)  -  Clack (D)
Y    Clemente (D)Y    Condino (D)Y    Constan (D)Y    Corriveau (D)Y    Coulouris (D)
Y    Cushingberry (D)Y    Dean (D)  n  DeRoche (R)Y    Dillon (D)Y    Donigan (D)
Y    Ebli (D)  n  Elsenheimer (R)  n  Emmons (R)Y    Espinoza (D)Y    Farrah (D)
Y    Gaffney (R)  n  Garfield (R)Y    Gillard (D)Y    Gonzales (D)Y    Green (R)
Y    Griffin (D)Y    Hammel (D)Y    Hammon (D)Y    Hansen (R)Y    Hildenbrand (R)
Y    Hood (D)  n  Hoogendyk (R)Y    Hopgood (D)Y    Horn (R)  n  Huizenga (R)
Y    Hune (R)  -  Jackson (D)Y    Johnson (D)Y    Jones, Rick (R)Y    Jones, Robert (D)
Y    Knollenberg (R)Y    Lahti (D)Y    LaJoy (R)  n  Law, David (R)Y    Law, Kathleen (D)
Y    LeBlanc (D)Y    Leland (D)Y    Lemmons (D)Y    Lindberg (D)Y    Marleau (R)
Y    Mayes (D)Y    McDowell (D)Y    Meadows (D)  n  Meekhof (R)Y    Meisner (D)
Y    Melton (D)Y    Meltzer (R)Y    Miller (D)  n  Moolenaar (R)Y    Moore (R)
  n  Moss (R)  n  Nitz (R)Y    Nofs (R)Y    Opsommer (R)  n  Palmer (R)
Y    Palsrok (R)Y    Pastor (R)  n  Pavlov (R)Y    Pearce (R)Y    Polidori (D)
Y    Proos (R)  n  Robertson (R)Y    Rocca (R)Y    Sak (D)Y    Schuitmaker (R)
Y    Scott (D)  n  Shaffer (R)  n  Sheen (R)Y    Sheltrown (D)Y    Simpson (D)
Y    Smith, Alma (D)  -  Smith, Virgil (D)Y    Spade (D)  n  Stahl (R)  n  Stakoe (R)
  n  Steil (R)Y    Tobocman (D)Y    Vagnozzi (D)Y    Valentine (D)Y    Walker (R)
Y    Ward (R)Y    Warren (D)Y    Wenke (R)Y    Wojno (D)Y    Young (D)

House Roll Call 756 on 2007 Senate Bill 213

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Re: 2007 Senate Bill 213 (Authorize higher electric bills for non-nuclear “renewable” power )  by Andrea on April 26, 2010 

 Gee, let's raise costs for Michiganders even more while limiting resources. No rolling blackouts here . . .



Insanity  by Anonymous Citizen on September 22, 2008 
No competition. Government trying to guess what the market will offer. Higher costs for the "greater good". Anyone ever heard of the USSR? Michigan is leading the way for the downfall of the United States.

Time to remove all the bums in Lansing - McCain for President!  by Jennybegone on September 21, 2008 
Hey Jenny and friends:

Are you listening to what John McCain is saying about energy? He wants to use all our sources and options, and not leave anything on the table. And, your move by allowing two companies to have a virtual monopoly in Michigan reeks of corruption.

And you are the same folks who would put everyone on a universal health care program that would be like Medicaid. Guess what, losers in the state legislature and Loser Jenny Granholm: nobody in their right mind likes a state handout or being told what to do by the state. This government was created to elect representatives who are accountable to us, to do our bidding, not do government's bidding back at the people. People also don't like the extortion your driver responsibility fee because it is causing economic hardship on people way beyond letting the punishment fit the crime. All these things are the straw that broke the camel's back.

Isn't any wonder people want to leave Michigan in droves?

More and more I'm liking what McCain is saying.



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