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Senate Roll Call 171 on
2017 House Bill 5257: Make possession of “ransomware” a felony

Passed 34 to 0 in the Senate on March 21, 2018.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To make it a crime punishable by up to three years in prison to possess “ransomware” software with malicious intent. The bill defines ransomware as “a computer or data contaminant, encryption, or lock” that can be placed or introduced without authorization into a computer or network, and that restricts access in a manner that enables the perpetrator “to demand payment of money or other consideration” to remove it.

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Democrat
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10 total votes
Republican
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27 total votes

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IN FAVOR

SENATE DEMOCRATS

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

SENATE REPUBLICANS

Booher (R)Brandenburg (R)Casperson (R)Emmons (R)Hildenbrand (R)
Horn (R)Hune (R)Jones (R)Knollenberg (R)Kowall (R)
MacGregor (R)Marleau (R)Meekhof (R)Nofs (R)O'Brien (R)
Pavlov (R)Proos (R)Robertson (R)Rocca (R)Schmidt (R)
Schuitmaker (R)Shirkey (R)Stamas (R)Zorn (R) 


AGAINST

SENATE DEMOCRATS
none

SENATE REPUBLICANS
none


SENATE LEGISLATORS WHO DID NOT VOTE

Colbeck (R)Green (R)Hansen (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)  -  Colbeck (R-7)Y    Conyers (D-4)Y    Emmons (R-33)
  -  Green (R-31)Y    Gregory (D-11)  -  Hansen (R-34)Y    Hertel (D-23)
Y    Hildenbrand (R-29)Y    Hood (D-3)Y    Hopgood (D-6)Y    Horn (R-32)
Y    Hune (R-22)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)Y    O'Brien (R-20)Y    Pavlov (R-25)Y    Proos (R-21)
Y    Robertson (R-14)Y    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 171 on 2017 House Bill 5257

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