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2013 Senate Bill 61: Convert Blue Cross to non-profit "regular" insurance company

Passed 36 to 0 in the Senate on January 31, 2013 To convert Blue Cross Blue Shield into a “mutual insurance company” and make it subject to the same regulations as regular health insurers. Although it would remain a non-profit, current restrictions on the entity's ability to own for-profit subsidiaries would be reduced, and it would no longer be subject to close oversight by the state Attorney General. In return for being granted this conversion, BCBS would pay "up to" $1.56 billion over 18 years (meaning it could be less) into a fund that would supplement various health-related government programs, with specific spending items selected by a board of political appointees. The bill does not include abortion restrictions that caused Gov. Snyder to veto the same measure when passed late last year.

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Democrat
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11 total votes
Republican
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26 total votes

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IN FAVOR

SENATE DEMOCRATS

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

SENATE REPUBLICANS

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


AGAINST

SENATE DEMOCRATS
none

SENATE REPUBLICANS
none


SENATE LEGISLATORS WHO DID NOT VOTE

Johnson (D)

SENATE LEGISLATORS ORDERED BY NAME

Y    Anderson (D)Y    Bieda (D)Y    Booher (R)Y    Brandenburg (R)
Y    Casperson (R)Y    Caswell (R)Y    Colbeck (R)Y    Emmons (R)
Y    Green (R)Y    Gregory (D)Y    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)Y    Meekhof (R)Y    Moolenaar (R)
Y    Nofs (R)Y    Pappageorge (R)Y    Pavlov (R)Y    Proos (R)
Y    Richardville (R)Y    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 5 on 2013 Senate Bill 61

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