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Senate Roll Call 662 on
2013 Senate Bill 275: Authorize drug testing of welfare applicants

Passed 26 to 12 in the Senate on December 12, 2013.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To require that welfare benefit recipients or applicants who test positive on the drug tests authorized by House Bill 4118 must be referred to a state-authorized regional substance abuse agency, and cut benefits if the individual refused to enter a drug treatment program. This would begin as a one-year pilot program in three counties.

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IN FAVOR

SENATE DEMOCRATS
none

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

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

SENATE REPUBLICANS
none


SENATE LEGISLATORS ORDERED BY NAME

  n  Ananich (D-27)  n  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)
Y    Emmons (R-33)Y    Green (R-31)  n  Gregory (D-14)Y    Hansen (R-34)
Y    Hildenbrand (R-29)  n  Hood (D-3)  n  Hopgood (D-8)Y    Hune (R-22)
  n  Hunter (D-5)Y    Jansen (R-28)  n  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)  n  Smith (D-4)Y    Walker (R-37)  n  Warren (D-18)
  n  Young (D-1)   


Senate Roll Call 662 on 2013 Senate Bill 275