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2014 House Bill 5568: Detroit bankruptcy settlement and grant package - pension limits (Senate Roll Call 335)
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Passed 24 to 14 in the Senate on June 3, 2014, to limit the normal contributions Detroit can make to city employees retirement benefits, but still allow the city to enroll new employees in a "defined benefit" pension system that creates future underfunding risks for taxpayers. The normal contribution caps would be 7 percent for pensions and 2 percent (or the amount the state gives its employees) for a retirement health savings account. The bill also restricts "pension spiking" and "13th check" extra-benefit schemes. It was introduced as a condition for the state giving Detroit $195 million toward its bankruptcy settlement, and originally would have prohibited the city from creating new unfunded liability risks each new hire (giving them defined contribution benefits instead), but that restriction was removed in committee. The remaining provisions take effect after a court-approved post-bankruptcy "workout" period ends in 2023.
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The vote was 24 in favor, 14 against, and 0 not voting.
(Senate Roll Call 335)

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Against Against
Not Voting Not Voting
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Democrat
91991%
8928%
1000%
12 total votes
Republican
505050%
505050%
1000%
26 total votes

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Detroit bankruptcy settlement and grant package - pension limits

IN FAVOR

SENATE DEMOCRATS

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

SENATE REPUBLICANS

Booher (R)Caswell (R)Hansen (R)Hildenbrand (R)Jansen (R)
Kahn (R)Kowall (R)Meekhof (R)Nofs (R)Pappageorge (R)
Richardville (R)Robertson (R)Walker (R)  


AGAINST

SENATE DEMOCRATS

Young (D)

SENATE REPUBLICANS

Brandenburg (R)Casperson (R)Colbeck (R)Emmons (R)Green (R)
Hune (R)Jones (R)Marleau (R)Moolenaar (R)Pavlov (R)
Proos (R)Rocca (R)Schuitmaker (R)  




SENATE LEGISLATORS ALL VOTES

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

Senate Roll Call 335 on 2014 House Bill 5568

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