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2010 Senate Bill 1515: Increase hotel and motel tax (Senate Roll Call 524)
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Passed 31 to 7 in the Senate on November 10, 2010, to increase from 2 percent to 5 percent the amount of room tax that can be imposed on hotels and motels by any local convention and tourism marketing bureau. (Certain bureaus are already allowed to levy a 4 percent tax.) Also, to authorize procedures and sanctions for a bureau that fails to provide audited financial statements.
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The vote was 31 in favor, 7 against, and 0 not voting.
(Senate Roll Call 524)

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Against Against
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Republican
683268%
316931%
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22 total votes
Democrat
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16 total votes
Voters
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3 total votes

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Increase hotel and motel tax

IN FAVOR

SENATE DEMOCRATS

Anderson (D)Barcia (D)Basham (D)Brater (D)Cherry (D)
Clark-Coleman (D)Clarke (D)Gleason (D)Hunter (D)Jacobs (D)
Olshove (D)Prusi (D)Scott (D)Switalski (D)Thomas (D)
Whitmer (D)    

SENATE REPUBLICANS

Allen (R)Birkholz (R)Bishop (R)Cropsey (R)Garcia (R)
Gilbert (R)Hardiman (R)Jelinek (R)Kahn (R)Nofs (R)
Pappageorge (R)Patterson (R)Richardville (R)Stamas (R)Van Woerkom (R)


AGAINST

SENATE DEMOCRATS
none

SENATE REPUBLICANS

Brown (R)Cassis (R)George (R)Jansen (R)Kuipers (R)
McManus (R)Sanborn (R)   




SENATE LEGISLATORS ALL VOTES

Y    Allen (R)Y    Anderson (D)Y    Barcia (D)Y    Basham (D)Y    Birkholz (R)
Y    Bishop (R)Y    Brater (D)  n  Brown (R)  n  Cassis (R)Y    Cherry (D)
Y    Clark-Coleman (D)Y    Clarke (D)Y    Cropsey (R)Y    Garcia (R)  n  George (R)
Y    Gilbert (R)Y    Gleason (D)Y    Hardiman (R)Y    Hunter (D)Y    Jacobs (D)
  n  Jansen (R)Y    Jelinek (R)Y    Kahn (R)  n  Kuipers (R)  n  McManus (R)
Y    Nofs (R)Y    Olshove (D)Y    Pappageorge (R)Y    Patterson (R)Y    Prusi (D)
Y    Richardville (R)  n  Sanborn (R)Y    Scott (D)Y    Stamas (R)Y    Switalski (D)
Y    Thomas (D)Y    Van Woerkom (R)Y    Whitmer (D)  

Senate Roll Call 524 on 2010 Senate Bill 1515

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Re: 2010 Senate Bill 1515 (Increase hotel and motel tax )  by maddie on November 26, 2010 

 I agree.  A tax is a tax. It's beginingg to look like the Republicans aren't against higher taxes but just talking so we hear what they think we want to hear. 



Re: 2010 Senate Bill 1515 (Increase hotel and motel tax )  by rwittmann on November 19, 2010 

 How can Republicans claim to be for less government when so many vote for higher taxes and fees?



2010 Senate Bill 1515 (Increase hotel and motel tax )  by admin on January 1, 2001 
Introduced in the Senate on September 28, 2010, to increase from 2 percent to 5 percent the amount of room tax that can be imposed on hotels and motels by any local convention and tourism marketing bureau. (Certain bureaus are already allowed to levy a 4 percent tax.) Also, to authorize procedures and sanctions for a bureau that fails to provide audited financial statements

The vote was 31 in favor, 7 opposed and 0 not voting

(Senate Roll Call 524 at Senate Journal 0)

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