2018 Senate Bill 1197

Senate Roll Call 680: Passed

To create a new Mackinac Straits Corridor Authority governed by a three member board appointed by the governor with the duty of entering into agreements for the construction, maintenance, operation, and decommissioning of a utility tunnel under the Straits of Mackinac, which among other things would contain a controversial oil pipeline. This is contingent on Gov. Rick Snyder finalizing a deal that has been in the works with Enbridge, the current oil pipeline owner, by the end of 2018.

25 Yeas / 13 Nays
Republican (24 Yeas / 3 Nays)
Democrat (1 Yea / 10 Nays)