2013 Senate Bill 269

Senate Roll Call 478: Passed

To extend through 2019 a sunset on an annual $75 million earmark to a “<a href="http://www.michiganvotes.org/2005-HB-5047">21st Century Jobs Fund</a>” created by the previous administration, which provides various subsidies to particular firms or industries chosen by a board of political appointees. (The subsidies can include the state taking partial ownership of selected companies.) This money comes from a tobacco company lawsuit settlement, which the legislature may otherwise appropriate for any state spending, or use for tax cuts.

33 Yeas / 4 Nays
Republican (22 Yeas / 4 Nays)
Democrat (11 Yeas / 0 Nays)
Excused or Not Voting (1)