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2012 House Bill 6060: Give county officials power to halt recall as "non-factual" (Senate Roll Call 1015)
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Passed 22 to 16 in the Senate on December 13, 2012, to reduce the time citizens have to collect signatures on a politician recall petition from 90 days to 60 days. Also, to require county election commissions to determine whether the reasons for a recall petition are stated both "factually and clearly." Under current law, they must simply determine whether the recall language is clear. Note: This may violate Article 8, Section 8 of Michigan's constitution, which asserts that recallers don't have to justify their reasons, but only make them clear.
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The vote was 22 in favor, 16 against, and 0 not voting.
(Senate Roll Call 1015)

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Against Against
Not Voting Not Voting
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Democrat
8928%
91991%
1000%
12 total votes
Republican
802080%
198119%
1000%
26 total votes

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Give county officials power to halt recall as "non-factual"

IN FAVOR

SENATE DEMOCRATS

Gleason (D)

SENATE REPUBLICANS

Booher (R)Brandenburg (R)Casperson (R)Colbeck (R)Emmons (R)
Green (R)Hildenbrand (R)Hune (R)Jansen (R)Jones (R)
Kahn (R)Kowall (R)Marleau (R)Meekhof (R)Pappageorge (R)
Proos (R)Richardville (R)Robertson (R)Rocca (R)Schuitmaker (R)
Walker (R)    


AGAINST

SENATE DEMOCRATS

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

SENATE REPUBLICANS

Caswell (R)Hansen (R)Moolenaar (R)Nofs (R)Pavlov (R)




SENATE LEGISLATORS ALL VOTES

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

Senate Roll Call 1015 on 2012 House Bill 6060

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Re: 2012 House Bill 6060 (Give county officials power to halt recall as "non-factual")  by inform4 on December 22, 2012 
SHAME ON OUR MICHIGAN REPUBLICAN REPRESENTATIVES WHO VOTED 100% IN FAVOR OF LIMITING AND DIMINISHING THE PEOPLE's AUTHORITY TO RECALL.
In 1983 two Democrats were recalled for voting to increase the income tax. One of those recalled was my then Senator Phil Mastin. Believe me - this grassroots effort was no walk in the park for all of us who gathered the petition signatures. If this change had been in place back in 1983 the recall would never have taken place.


2012 House Bill 6060 (Give county officials power to halt recall as "non-factual")  by admin on December 18, 2012 
Introduced in the House on November 28, 2012, to require county election commissions to determine whether the reasons for a recall petition are stated both "factually and clearly." Under current law, they must simply determine whether the recall language is clear. Note: This may violate Article 8, Section 8 of Michigan's constitution, which asserts that recallers don't have to justify their reasons, but only make them clear

The vote was 65 in favor, 43 opposed and 2 not voting

(House Roll Call 685 at House Journal 0)

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