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2012 House Bill 5414: Establish more “dark sky preserves” (Senate Roll Call 527)
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Passed 26 to 10 in the Senate on June 14, 2012, to designate Wilderness State Park, a portion of Port Crescent State Park in Huron County, and state forestland within Bliss Township, Cross Village Township, and Wawatam in Emmet County as “dark sky preserves.” Also, to prohibit establishing a dark sky preserve in the Upper Peninsula, and prohibit restrictions on motorized and nonmotorized recreational use based on the designation.
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The vote was 26 in favor, 10 against, and 2 not voting.
(Senate Roll Call 527)

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Vote
In Favor In Favor
Against Against
Not Voting Not Voting
 Undecided
Democrat
91991%
1000%
8928%
12 total votes
Republican
574357%
386238%
3973%
26 total votes

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Establish more “dark sky preserves”

IN FAVOR

SENATE DEMOCRATS

Anderson (D)Bieda (D)Gleason (D)Gregory (D)Hood (D)
Hopgood (D)Hunter (D)Smith (D)Warren (D)Whitmer (D)
Young (D)    

SENATE REPUBLICANS

Brandenburg (R)Green (R)Hildenbrand (R)Hune (R)Jansen (R)
Jones (R)Kahn (R)Kowall (R)Marleau (R)Pappageorge (R)
Proos (R)Richardville (R)Rocca (R)Schuitmaker (R)Walker (R)


AGAINST

SENATE DEMOCRATS
none

SENATE REPUBLICANS

Booher (R)Casperson (R)Caswell (R)Colbeck (R)Emmons (R)
Meekhof (R)Moolenaar (R)Nofs (R)Pavlov (R)Robertson (R)


SENATE LEGISLATORS WHO DID NOT VOTE

Hansen (R)Johnson (D)



SENATE LEGISLATORS ALL VOTES

Y    Anderson (D)Y    Bieda (D)  n  Booher (R)Y    Brandenburg (R)  n  Casperson (R)
  n  Caswell (R)  n  Colbeck (R)  n  Emmons (R)Y    Gleason (D)Y    Green (R)
Y    Gregory (D)  -  Hansen (R)Y    Hildenbrand (R)Y    Hood (D)Y    Hopgood (D)
Y    Hune (R)Y    Hunter (D)Y    Jansen (R)  -  Johnson (D)Y    Jones (R)
Y    Kahn (R)Y    Kowall (R)Y    Marleau (R)  n  Meekhof (R)  n  Moolenaar (R)
  n  Nofs (R)Y    Pappageorge (R)  n  Pavlov (R)Y    Proos (R)Y    Richardville (R)
  n  Robertson (R)Y    Rocca (R)Y    Schuitmaker (R)Y    Smith (D)Y    Walker (R)
Y    Warren (D)Y    Whitmer (D)Y    Young (D)  

Senate Roll Call 527 on 2012 House Bill 5414

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