2013 Senate Bill 269

House Roll Call 717: 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.

83 Yeas / 25 Nays
Democrat (45 Yeas / 4 Nays)
Republican (38 Yeas / 21 Nays)
Excused or Not Voting (2)