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2007 Senate Bill 505: Exempt judges from CPL “gun free zones” (Senate Roll Call 855)
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Passed 34 to 4 in the Senate on December 18, 2008, to exempt retired and current state court judges from the “gun-free zone” provisions of the concealed pistol permit law. These zones include schools, day care facilities, sports stadiums or arenas, bars, bar/restaurants, places of worship, college dorms and classrooms, hospitals, casinos, entertainment facilities that hold more than 2,500, and courts.
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The vote was 34 in favor, 4 against, and 0 not voting.
(Senate Roll Call 855 at Senate Journal 93)

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Exempt judges from CPL “gun free zones”

IN FAVOR

SENATE DEMOCRATS

Anderson (D)Barcia (D)Basham (D)Cherry (D)Clarke (D)
Gleason (D)Hunter (D)Olshove (D)Prusi (D)Schauer (D)
Switalski (D)Thomas (D)Whitmer (D)  

SENATE REPUBLICANS

Allen (R)Birkholz (R)Bishop (R)Brown (R)Cassis (R)
Cropsey (R)Garcia (R)George (R)Gilbert (R)Hardiman (R)
Jansen (R)Jelinek (R)Kahn (R)Kuipers (R)McManus (R)
Pappageorge (R)Patterson (R)Richardville (R)Sanborn (R)Stamas (R)
Van Woerkom (R)    


AGAINST

SENATE DEMOCRATS

Brater (D)Clark-Coleman (D)Jacobs (D)Scott (D)

SENATE REPUBLICANS
none




SENATE LEGISLATORS ALL VOTES

Y    Allen (R)Y    Anderson (D)Y    Barcia (D)Y    Basham (D)Y    Birkholz (R)
Y    Bishop (R)  n  Brater (D)Y    Brown (R)Y    Cassis (R)Y    Cherry (D)
  n  Clark-Coleman (D)Y    Clarke (D)Y    Cropsey (R)Y    Garcia (R)Y    George (R)
Y    Gilbert (R)Y    Gleason (D)Y    Hardiman (R)Y    Hunter (D)  n  Jacobs (D)
Y    Jansen (R)Y    Jelinek (R)Y    Kahn (R)Y    Kuipers (R)Y    McManus (R)
Y    Olshove (D)Y    Pappageorge (R)Y    Patterson (R)Y    Prusi (D)Y    Richardville (R)
Y    Sanborn (R)Y    Schauer (D)  n  Scott (D)Y    Stamas (R)Y    Switalski (D)
Y    Thomas (D)Y    Van Woerkom (R)Y    Whitmer (D)  

Senate Roll Call 855 on 2007 Senate Bill 505

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Re: 2007 Senate Bill 505 (Exempt judges from CPL “gun free zones” )  by crazycajun on December 14, 2008 

 how about really thinking this through and getting rid of "gun free zones" altogether?


they only tell the criminals where the people will be unarmed, and thus more vulnerable. is this what you really want the law to do?



Re: 2007 Senate Bill 505 (Exempt judges from CPL “gun free zones” )  by SaneMichigander on December 14, 2008 

I'm inclined to agree with Rep. Bieda.  


Additionally, I object to creating specially privileged classes of people -- in this case, judges, who would qualify for this privilege only because they happen to be judges.  



Re: 2007 Senate Bill 505 (Exempt judges from CPL “gun free zones” )  by Admin003 on December 14, 2008 

 


Rep. Bieda, having reserved the right to explain his protest against the passage of the bill, made the following statement:


“Mr. Speaker and members of the House:


I voted ‘no’ on SB 505 (H-3) for the simple reason that we should consider the usefulness of a weapons free-zone when we allow exceptions. Perhaps the better approach would be to review the entire concept of weapons free zones rather than allow specific exceptions.”



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