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Senate Roll Call 669 on
2012 House Bill 5822: Increase licensure fees

Passed 32 to 6 in the Senate on September 27, 2012.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To increase license fees imposed on a wide range of businesses and occupations in which licensure mandates are imposed as a condition of earning a living. The proposed increases are spread among different bills in the package comprised of House Bills 5818 to 5825. Technically, the bills repeal the sunsets of previously enacted “temporary” fee increase laws. According to the House Fiscal Agency, the fee hikes would extract an additional $14.9 million annually from business owners and tradesmen.

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IN FAVOR

SENATE DEMOCRATS

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

SENATE REPUBLICANS

Booher (R)Casperson (R)Caswell (R)Colbeck (R)Green (R)
Hansen (R)Hildenbrand (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)Schuitmaker (R)
Walker (R)    


AGAINST

SENATE DEMOCRATS

Bieda (D)

SENATE REPUBLICANS

Brandenburg (R)Emmons (R)Hune (R)Robertson (R)Rocca (R)


SENATE LEGISLATORS ORDERED BY NAME

Y    Anderson (D-6)  n  Bieda (D-9)Y    Booher (R-35)  n  Brandenburg (R-11)
Y    Casperson (R-38)Y    Caswell (R-16)Y    Colbeck (R-7)  n  Emmons (R-33)
Y    Gleason (D-27)Y    Green (R-31)Y    Gregory (D-14)Y    Hansen (R-34)
Y    Hildenbrand (R-29)Y    Hood (D-3)Y    Hopgood (D-8)  n  Hune (R-22)
Y    Hunter (D-5)Y    Jansen (R-28)Y    Johnson (D-2)Y    Jones (R-24)
Y    Kahn (R-32)Y    Kowall (R-15)Y    Marleau (R-12)Y    Meekhof (R-30)
Y    Moolenaar (R-36)Y    Nofs (R-19)Y    Pappageorge (R-13)Y    Pavlov (R-25)
Y    Proos (R-21)Y    Richardville (R-17)  n  Robertson (R-26)  n  Rocca (R-10)
Y    Schuitmaker (R-20)Y    Smith (D-4)Y    Walker (R-37)Y    Warren (D-18)
Y    Whitmer (D-23)Y    Young (D-1)  


Senate Roll Call 669 on 2012 House Bill 5822