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MIRS News Senate Scorecard for 2017

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91%Emmons, Judy  (term)R ×××
90%Pavlov, Phil  (term)R ×XXX××
88%Hune, Joe  (term)R ××××
85%Knollenberg, Marty  (term)R ×××××
85%MacGregor, Peter  (term)R ×××××
85%Schuitmaker, Tonya  (term)R ×××××
83%Brandenburg, Jack  (term)R ××X×××XXX
83%Green, Michael  (term)R XXXXX×××××
82%Hansen, Goeff  (term)R ××××××
82%Kowall, Mike  (term)R ××××××
82%Marleau, Jim  (term)R ××××××
82%Proos, John  (term)R ××××××
82%Robertson, David  (term)R ××××××
82%Schmidt, Wayne  (term)R ××××××
81%Hildenbrand, Dave  (term)R ×XX×××××
80%Shirkey, Mike  (term)R ××XX×XX×××
79%Booher, Darwin  (term)R ×××××××
79%Casperson, Tom  (term)R ×××××××
79%Meekhof, Arlan  (term)R ×××××××
79%Stamas, Jim  (term)R ×××××××
79%Horn, Kenneth  (term)R ×X××××××
71%Zorn, Dale W.  (term)R ××××××××××
68%Nofs, Mike  (term)R ×××××××××××
62%Jones, Rick  (term)R ×××××××××××××
62%O'Brien, Margaret  (term)R ×××××××××××××
35%Rocca, Tory  (term)R ××××××××××××××××××××××
26%Hertel, Curtis, Jr.  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××
22%Conyers, Ian  (term)D XXXXXX×××××××××××××××××××X××
21%Hopgood, Hoon-Yung  (term)D ×××××××X×××××××××××××××××××
21%Bieda, Steve  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××××
21%Knezek, David  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××××
18%Ananich, Jim  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××××××××××
13%Johnson, Bert  (term)D ××××××××X×××X××××X××××××××××××
10%Young, Coleman, II  (term)D ×××××××××XXXXXXXX××X×X×X×××××X×X
9%Gregory, Vincent  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××××××X×××××X
3%Warren, Rebekah  (term)D ×××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××××
0%Hood, Morris, III  (term)D ××××××××××××××××××××××××X×XXX×X×X×

Legend:   Correct,  × Incorrect,  
F Chamber failed to hold vote,  E Excused,  X Not Voting,  
? Ideal Vote not set,   No vote in this chamber


Column Descriptions

Senate Bill 702: Deed Restriction

   • Senate Roll Call 559 on December 13, 2017.

Senate Bill 478: Unpaid Parking Tickets

   • Senate Roll Call 569 on December 13, 2017.

Senate Bill 501: Half-Mile Rule

   • Senate Roll Call 480 on December 6, 2017.

Senate Bill 400: Cell Phone Fees

   • Senate Roll Call 486 on December 6, 2017.

Senate Bill 544: Enhanced Education Savings Account

   • Senate Roll Call 474 on December 5, 2017.

House Bill 4208: Courser/Gamrat Bill

   • Senate Roll Call 463 on November 29, 2017.

House Bill 5095: Ballast Water

   • Senate Roll Call 462 on November 9, 2017.

Senate Bill 366: Provisional CPL

   • Senate Roll Call 445 on November 8, 2017.

Senate Bill 584: No CPL For Sex Offenders

   • Senate Roll Call 449 on November 8, 2017.

House Bill 4166: Special Ed Hiring Preference

   • Senate Roll Call 436 on November 1, 2017.

House Bill 4170: Moral Objection To Physician Order
[Authorize Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment form and procedures] to authorize a process for creating a standardized form for individuals to express their wishes regarding medical treatment and end of life care, which is called Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment (POST). This would be like the current Do Not Resuscitate form but with more details. This bill establishes an ad hoc committee to draft a form, procedures and more
   • Senate Roll Call 429 on October 31, 2017.

Senate Bill 542: Pesticide Spraying
to require the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development to maintain a registry of individuals with a medically documented sensitivity who want to be notified when commercial pesticide applications will take next door or across the street from their primary residence
   • Senate Roll Call 396 on October 18, 2017.

House Bill 4999: Local "Soda Tax" Ban

   • Senate Roll Call 386 on October 12, 2017.

House Bill 4583: Underground fuel tank use

   • Senate Roll Call 378 on October 10, 2017.

Senate Resolution 92: Civil Service Changes

   • Senate Roll Call 339 on September 19, 2017.

Senate Bill 101: Lawsuits Against State

   • Senate Roll Call 335 on September 14, 2017.

Senate Bill 335: Super PAC Resolution

   • Senate Roll Call 336 on September 14, 2017.

Senate Bill 409: Private Great Lakes Harbors

   • Senate Roll Call 328 on September 6, 2017.

Senate Bill 401: MPSERS Reform Vote
to replace the current school pension system with one that requires more cost-sharing by new employees, and contains provisions intended to limit state management practices responsible for the $29.1 billion of unfunded liabilities in the status quo system. New employees could choose instead to receive substantial employer contributions to 401(k) accounts (4 percent of salary automatically, and an employer-match of up to 3 percent more). If the overhauled defined benefit component is not properly funded then employees who enrolled in it would have to pay half the cost of correcting this. If underfunding exceeds specified levels it would be closed to new hires
   • Senate Roll Call 261 on June 15, 2017.

House Bill 4215: Running Car In Driveway

   • Senate Roll Call 249 on June 13, 2017.

Senate Bill 290: Jill Stein Recount Fee Hike

   • Senate Roll Call 201 on May 23, 2017.

Senate Bill 113: MiThrive Bill
to authorize giving ongoing cash subsidies to particular developers and business owners selected by state and local political appointees. Developers would get cash subsidies for up to 20 years based on the income tax paid by their employees and tenants. This bill authorizes construction period subsidies; see Senate Bills 111 and 112
   • Senate Roll Call 179 on May 16, 2017.

Senate Bill 135: Homeless Appropriation

   • Senate Roll Call 150 on May 3, 2017.

Senate Bill 163: “Choose Life” license plate

   • Senate Roll Call 123 on April 27, 2017.

Senate Bill 189: Security License Fee

   • Senate Roll Call 92 on March 29, 2017.

Senate Bill 202: Fantasy Game Exemption

   • Senate Roll Call 78 on March 22, 2017.

Senate Bill 129: Copper Mines

   • Senate Roll Call 65 on March 9, 2017.

Senate Bill 80: Chemical Testing

   • Senate Roll Call 42 on February 28, 2017.

Senate Bill 97: P3 Bill

   • Senate Roll Call 40 on February 23, 2017.

Senate Bill 69: In-Michigan Re-bid Redo

   • Senate Roll Call 28 on February 15, 2017.

Senate Bill 242: Good Jobs

   • Senate Roll Call 96 on March 29, 2017.

Senate Bill 238: Lender Referral Fee
to permit but cap at $500 the payment of a referral fee by a financial institution to a merchant or real estate broker who refers a borrower to a lender
   • Senate Roll Call 182 on May 16, 2017.

Senate Bill 316: Frog hunting

   • Senate Roll Call 243 on June 8, 2017.

Senate Bill 245: Repeal switchblade ban

   • Senate Roll Call 284 on June 22, 2017.


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