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2013 Initiated Legislation 1: Ban abortion coverage through federal health care law "Obamacare“ exchange (Senate Roll Call 607)
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Passed 27 to 11 in the Senate on December 11, 2013, to prohibit health insurance policies sold in Michigan through the federal health care law’s “exchange” from including abortion coverage. Individuals could use their own money to purchase a policy “rider” for this outside the exchange if they choose, but no federal subsidy would cover the cost. The initiated legislation was placed before the legislature through a petition drive organized by Right to Life of Michigan, after Gov. Rick Snyder vetoed a pair of 2012 insurance bills that contained the same provision. No approval from the Governor is required for initiated legislation to go into effect.
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The vote was 27 in favor, 11 against, and 0 not voting.
(Senate Roll Call 607)

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Against Against
Not Voting Not Voting
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Democrat
8928%
91991%
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12 total votes
Republican
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26 total votes
Voters
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2 total votes

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Ban abortion coverage through federal health care law "Obamacare“ exchange

IN FAVOR

SENATE DEMOCRATS

Hunter (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

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

SENATE REPUBLICANS
none




SENATE LEGISLATORS ALL VOTES

  n  Ananich (D)  n  Anderson (D)  n  Bieda (D)Y    Booher (R)Y    Brandenburg (R)
Y    Casperson (R)Y    Caswell (R)Y    Colbeck (R)Y    Emmons (R)Y    Green (R)
  n  Gregory (D)Y    Hansen (R)Y    Hildenbrand (R)  n  Hood (D)  n  Hopgood (D)
Y    Hune (R)Y    Hunter (D)Y    Jansen (R)  n  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)  n  Smith (D)Y    Walker (R)
  n  Warren (D)  n  Whitmer (D)  n  Young (D)  

Senate Roll Call 607 on 2013 Initiated Legislation 1

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