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2011 House Bill 4087: End post-retirement health coverage for new legislators (Senate Roll Call 549)
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Passed 37 to 1 in the Senate on October 5, 2011, to end the post-retirement health care insurance coverage provided to legislators, but only for those who have not completed at least six years in the legislature before January 1, 2013. Reportedly, this means 36 out of 38 Senators would still get the benefits, plus 14 out of 109 currently in the House. Under current law, former legislators who have served six years get full health coverage beginning at age 55.
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The vote was 37 in favor, 1 against, and 0 not voting.
(Senate Roll Call 549)

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Democrat
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12 total votes
Republican
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26 total votes
Voters
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End post-retirement health coverage for new legislators

IN FAVOR

SENATE DEMOCRATS

Anderson (D)Bieda (D)Gleason (D)Gregory (D)Hood (D)
Hopgood (D)Hunter (D)Johnson (D)Smith (D)Warren (D)
Whitmer (D)    

SENATE REPUBLICANS

Booher (R)Brandenburg (R)Casperson (R)Caswell (R)Colbeck (R)
Emmons (R)Green (R)Hansen (R)Hildenbrand (R)Hune (R)
Jansen (R)Jones (R)Kahn (R)Kowall (R)Marleau (R)
Meekhof (R)Moolenaar (R)Nofs (R)Pappageorge (R)Pavlov (R)
Proos (R)Richardville (R)Robertson (R)Rocca (R)Schuitmaker (R)
Walker (R)    


AGAINST

SENATE DEMOCRATS

Young (D)

SENATE REPUBLICANS
none




SENATE LEGISLATORS ALL VOTES

Y    Anderson (D)Y    Bieda (D)Y    Booher (R)Y    Brandenburg (R)Y    Casperson (R)
Y    Caswell (R)Y    Colbeck (R)Y    Emmons (R)Y    Gleason (D)Y    Green (R)
Y    Gregory (D)Y    Hansen (R)Y    Hildenbrand (R)Y    Hood (D)Y    Hopgood (D)
Y    Hune (R)Y    Hunter (D)Y    Jansen (R)Y    Johnson (D)Y    Jones (R)
Y    Kahn (R)Y    Kowall (R)Y    Marleau (R)Y    Meekhof (R)Y    Moolenaar (R)
Y    Nofs (R)Y    Pappageorge (R)Y    Pavlov (R)Y    Proos (R)Y    Richardville (R)
Y    Robertson (R)Y    Rocca (R)Y    Schuitmaker (R)Y    Smith (D)Y    Walker (R)
Y    Warren (D)Y    Whitmer (D)  n  Young (D)  

Senate Roll Call 549 on 2011 House Bill 4087

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Re: 2011 House Bill 4087 (End post-retirement health coverage for new legislators )  by ArmandoN on March 17, 2013 
People should have all their health care costs covered even they retire from the work field. This is a basic right of all citizens that have payed fees and tax to the country. It is no such thing as one having to cover himself for some nighthawk radiology medical tests or medical investigation since he has been contributing to the medical public budget. Am I right?

Re: 2011 House Bill 4087 (End post-retirement health coverage for new legislators )  by ArmandoN on March 17, 2013 
Senate Bill 644: Shift business tax break/subsidy dollars. Passed 35-3 in the Senate. To authorize using money appropriated for the “21st Century Jobs Fund” business subsidy program to instead pay for the corporate and real estate developer subsidies proposed by Senate Bill 567.

Re: 2011 House Bill 4087 (End post-retirement health coverage for new legislators )  by ArmandoN on March 17, 2013 
House Bill 4087: End retired legislator health benefits. Passed 37-1 in the Senate. To end the post-retirement health care insurance coverage provided to legislators, but only for those who have not completed at least six years in the legislature by Jan. 1, 2013. Reportedly, this means 36 out of 38 senators would still get the benefits, plus 14 out of 109 currently in the House. Under current law, former legislators who have served six years get full health coverage beginning at age 55.

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