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Senate Roll Call 641 on
2013 House Bill 4770: Ban vehicle accident-related commercial solicitations (“ambulance chasing”)

Passed 35 to 2 in the Senate on December 12, 2013.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To restrict public access to vehicle accident reports for 30 days after the crash by requiring outside parties who want the report to file a statement that they will not use it for commercial solicitation ("ambulance chasing"). The original bill's attempt to limit access by defining "journalist" was removed. Violations would be subject to a $15,000 fine, and subsequent violations with up to one year in jail.

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Democrat
811981%
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11 total votes
Republican
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26 total votes

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SENATE DEMOCRATS

Ananich (D)Anderson (D)Gregory (D)Hood (D)Hopgood (D)
Hunter (D)Johnson (D)Smith (D)Warren (D) 

SENATE REPUBLICANS

Booher (R)Brandenburg (R)Casperson (R)Caswell (R)Colbeck (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

Bieda (D)Young (D)

SENATE REPUBLICANS
none


SENATE LEGISLATORS WHO DID NOT VOTE

Emmons (R)

SENATE LEGISLATORS ORDERED BY NAME

Y    Ananich (D-27)Y    Anderson (D-6)  n  Bieda (D-9)Y    Booher (R-35)
Y    Brandenburg (R-11)Y    Casperson (R-38)Y    Caswell (R-16)Y    Colbeck (R-7)
  -  Emmons (R-33)Y    Green (R-31)Y    Gregory (D-14)Y    Hansen (R-34)
Y    Hildenbrand (R-29)Y    Hood (D-3)Y    Hopgood (D-8)Y    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)Y    Robertson (R-26)Y    Rocca (R-10)
Y    Schuitmaker (R-20)Y    Smith (D-4)Y    Walker (R-37)Y    Warren (D-18)
  n  Young (D-1)   


Senate Roll Call 641 on 2013 House Bill 4770

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