2014 House Bill 5573

Senate Roll Call 338: Passed

To earmark $17.5 million of future tobacco lawsuit settlement revenue annually for 20 years to the state rainy day fund, which is essentially an accounting measure related to a $195 million state gift to Detroit, which goes toward the city's bankruptcy settlement. The state is essentially loaning money to itself.

21 Yeas / 17 Nays
Democrat (11 Yeas / 1 Nay)
Republican (10 Yeas / 16 Nays)