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2013 House Bill 4808: Revise first degree murder lifer law for minors (Senate Roll Call 18)
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Passed 35 to 3 in the Senate on February 12, 2014, to revise Michigan's mandatory life sentence with no chance of parole for certain very serious crimes committed by minors. The bill is linked to Senate Bill 319, which would make life without parole no longer be automatic in these cases, but prosecutors could request it. Otherwise, the minimum sentence would be 25 to 40 years, and the maximum at least 60 years. This and SB 319 respond to the U.S. Supreme Court's Miller v Alabama decision. The bills would not apply the new standard retroactively to the approximately 350 current prisoners in this category, but include a provision authorizing parole hearings for them if a future ruling requires this.
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The vote was 35 in favor, 3 against, and 0 not voting.
(Senate Roll Call 18)

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Democrat
752575%
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12 total votes
Republican
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26 total votes

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Revise first degree murder lifer law for minors

IN FAVOR

SENATE DEMOCRATS

Ananich (D)Anderson (D)Bieda (D)Gregory (D)Hopgood (D)
Hunter (D)Johnson (D)Warren (D)Whitmer (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

Hood (D)Smith (D)Young (D)

SENATE REPUBLICANS
none




SENATE LEGISLATORS ALL VOTES

Y    Ananich (D)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)  n  Hood (D)Y    Hopgood (D)
Y    Hune (R)Y    Hunter (D)Y    Jansen (R)Y    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)
Y    Warren (D)Y    Whitmer (D)  n  Young (D)  

Senate Roll Call 18 on 2013 House Bill 4808

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