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Senate Roll Call 486 on
2017 Senate Bill 400: Increase 9-1-1 cell phone tax

Passed 30 to 6 in the Senate on December 6, 2017.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To increase phone service levies and cell phone taxes imposed to pay for local 9-1-1 emergency phone service, and revise procedures and revenue allocations related to this tax. A monthly state user fee (tax) would go up from 19 cents to 25 cents per device, and the tax on pre-paid service from 1.92 percent to 5 percent. Also, to increase the amount of increase that county commissioners could impose without a vote of the people would rise from 42 cents to 48 cents per month.

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IN FAVOR

SENATE DEMOCRATS

Ananich (D)Bieda (D)Gregory (D)Hertel (D)Hood (D)
Hopgood (D)Johnson (D)Knezek (D)Warren (D)Young (D)

SENATE REPUBLICANS

Booher (R)Brandenburg (R)Casperson (R)Emmons (R)Hansen (R)
Hildenbrand (R)Hune (R)Jones (R)Knollenberg (R)Kowall (R)
MacGregor (R)Marleau (R)Meekhof (R)Nofs (R)Proos (R)
Schmidt (R)Schuitmaker (R)Shirkey (R)Stamas (R)Zorn (R)


AGAINST

SENATE DEMOCRATS
none

SENATE REPUBLICANS

Colbeck (R)Horn (R)O'Brien (R)Pavlov (R)Robertson (R)
Rocca (R)    


SENATE LEGISLATORS WHO DID NOT VOTE

Conyers (D)Green (R)

SENATE LEGISLATORS ORDERED BY NAME

Y    Ananich (D-27)Y    Bieda (D-9)Y    Booher (R-35)Y    Brandenburg (R-8)
Y    Casperson (R-38)  n  Colbeck (R-7)  -  Conyers (D-4)Y    Emmons (R-33)
  -  Green (R-31)Y    Gregory (D-11)Y    Hansen (R-34)Y    Hertel (D-23)
Y    Hildenbrand (R-29)Y    Hood (D-3)Y    Hopgood (D-6)  n  Horn (R-32)
Y    Hune (R-22)Y    Johnson (D-2)Y    Jones (R-24)Y    Knezek (D-5)
Y    Knollenberg (R-13)Y    Kowall (R-15)Y    MacGregor (R-28)Y    Marleau (R-12)
Y    Meekhof (R-30)Y    Nofs (R-19)  n  O'Brien (R-20)  n  Pavlov (R-25)
Y    Proos (R-21)  n  Robertson (R-14)  n  Rocca (R-10)Y    Schmidt (R-37)
Y    Schuitmaker (R-26)Y    Shirkey (R-16)Y    Stamas (R-36)Y    Warren (D-18)
Y    Young (D-1)Y    Zorn (R-17)  


Senate Roll Call 486 on 2017 Senate Bill 400