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2011 House Bill 5033: Ban welfare for big lottery winners (House Roll Call 67)
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Passed 67 to 39 in the House on February 21, 2012, to explicitly authorize in statute an asset cap for determining financial eligibility for food stamps (this is already done administratively, with the current cap at $5,000); and also to include money won in lottery or other gambling as part of “countable income” for purposes of determining eligibility for food stamps and other state welfare benefits.
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The vote was 67 in favor, 39 against, and 2 not voting.
(House Roll Call 67)

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Against Against
Not Voting Not Voting
 Undecided
Republican
100100%
1000%
1000%
62 total votes
Democrat
109010%
841684%
4964%
46 total votes

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Ban welfare for big lottery winners

IN FAVOR

HOUSE DEMOCRATS

Brown (D)Lane (D)LeBlanc (D)Liss (D)Schmidt, R. (D)

HOUSE REPUBLICANS

Agema (R)Bolger (R)Bumstead (R)Callton (R)Cotter (R)
Crawford (R)Daley (R)Damrow (R)Denby (R)Farrington (R)
Forlini (R)Foster (R)Franz (R)Genetski (R)Gilbert (R)
Glardon (R)Goike (R)Haines (R)Haveman (R)Heise (R)
Hooker (R)Horn (R)Hughes (R)Huuki (R)Jacobsen (R)
Jenkins (R)Johnson (R)Knollenberg (R)Kowall (R)Kurtz (R)
LaFontaine (R)Lori (R)Lund (R)Lyons (R)MacGregor (R)
MacMaster (R)McBroom (R)McMillin (R)Moss (R)Muxlow (R)
Nesbitt (R)O'Brien (R)Olson (R)Opsommer (R)Ouimet (R)
Outman (R)Pettalia (R)Poleski (R)Potvin (R)Price (R)
Pscholka (R)Rendon (R)Rogers (R)Schmidt, W. (R)Shaughnessy (R)
Shirkey (R)Somerville (R)Stamas (R)Tyler (R)Walsh (R)
Yonker (R)Zorn (R)   


AGAINST

HOUSE DEMOCRATS

Ananich (D)Barnett (D)Bauer (D)Bledsoe (D)Brunner (D)
Byrum (D)Cavanagh (D)Clemente (D)Constan (D)Darany (D)
Dillon (D)Durhal (D)Geiss (D)Hammel (D)Haugh (D)
Hobbs (D)Hovey-Wright (D)Howze (D)Irwin (D)Jackson (D)
Kandrevas (D)Lindberg (D)McCann (D)Meadows (D)Nathan (D)
Oakes (D)Rutledge (D)Santana (D)Segal (D)Slavens (D)
Smiley (D)Stallworth (D)Stanley (D)Stapleton (D)Switalski (D)
Talabi (D)Tlaib (D)Townsend (D)Womack (D) 

HOUSE REPUBLICANS
none


HOUSE LEGISLATORS WHO DID NOT VOTE

Lipton (D)Olumba (D)



HOUSE LEGISLATORS ALL VOTES

Y    Agema (R)  n  Ananich (D)  n  Barnett (D)  n  Bauer (D)  n  Bledsoe (D)
Y    Bolger (R)Y    Brown (D)  n  Brunner (D)Y    Bumstead (R)  n  Byrum (D)
Y    Callton (R)  n  Cavanagh (D)  n  Clemente (D)  n  Constan (D)Y    Cotter (R)
Y    Crawford (R)Y    Daley (R)Y    Damrow (R)  n  Darany (D)Y    Denby (R)
  n  Dillon (D)  n  Durhal (D)Y    Farrington (R)Y    Forlini (R)Y    Foster (R)
Y    Franz (R)  n  Geiss (D)Y    Genetski (R)Y    Gilbert (R)Y    Glardon (R)
Y    Goike (R)Y    Haines (R)  n  Hammel (D)  n  Haugh (D)Y    Haveman (R)
Y    Heise (R)  n  Hobbs (D)Y    Hooker (R)Y    Horn (R)  n  Hovey-Wright (D)
  n  Howze (D)Y    Hughes (R)Y    Huuki (R)  n  Irwin (D)  n  Jackson (D)
Y    Jacobsen (R)Y    Jenkins (R)Y    Johnson (R)  n  Kandrevas (D)Y    Knollenberg (R)
Y    Kowall (R)Y    Kurtz (R)Y    LaFontaine (R)Y    Lane (D)Y    LeBlanc (D)
  n  Lindberg (D)  -  Lipton (D)Y    Liss (D)Y    Lori (R)Y    Lund (R)
Y    Lyons (R)Y    MacGregor (R)Y    MacMaster (R)Y    McBroom (R)  n  McCann (D)
Y    McMillin (R)  n  Meadows (D)Y    Moss (R)Y    Muxlow (R)  n  Nathan (D)
Y    Nesbitt (R)Y    O'Brien (R)  n  Oakes (D)Y    Olson (R)  -  Olumba (D)
Y    Opsommer (R)Y    Ouimet (R)Y    Outman (R)Y    Pettalia (R)Y    Poleski (R)
Y    Potvin (R)Y    Price (R)Y    Pscholka (R)Y    Rendon (R)Y    Rogers (R)
  n  Rutledge (D)  n  Santana (D)Y    Schmidt, R. (D)Y    Schmidt, W. (R)  n  Segal (D)
Y    Shaughnessy (R)Y    Shirkey (R)  n  Slavens (D)  n  Smiley (D)Y    Somerville (R)
  n  Stallworth (D)Y    Stamas (R)  n  Stanley (D)  n  Stapleton (D)  n  Switalski (D)
  n  Talabi (D)  n  Tlaib (D)  n  Townsend (D)Y    Tyler (R)Y    Walsh (R)
  n  Womack (D)Y    Yonker (R)Y    Zorn (R)  

House Roll Call 67 on 2011 House Bill 5033

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Comments

Re: 2011 House Bill 5033 (Ban welfare for big lottery winners )  by ruauper2 on February 22, 2012 

 Great idea? Come on, you have no idea of what your talking about. Point out to all of us just where in Michigan's food stamp regulations or those of the feds for that matter just where 1)"vacation homes" are ignored and 2) where they have to sell anything. Just because you own a 12' boat and 3 hp engine isn't going to render you ineligible in any one's book. While its true excess assets or income could render you ineligible at the point you applied there is no mandate you have to sell anything at any time. If that boat put you over the assets limit then you and only has to decide if your going to sell the boat to get food on the table.


As is the case with so many who criticise Isabelleelise's comments are based on misinformation and actual knowledge where of she comments.


 


 



Re: 2011 House Bill 5033 (Ban welfare for big lottery winners )  by isabelleelise on December 7, 2011 

Asset test for welfare recipients!  Great idea!  Will stop moochers who just don't want to have to sell their vacation home or boat, etc. as they'd rather have the MI taxpayers provide them food stamps.



2011 House Bill 5033 (Ban welfare for big lottery winners )  by admin on December 7, 2011 
Introduced in the House on October 4, 2011

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