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Sept. 16 Michigan Legislature Roll Call Report

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The Roll Call Report therefore continues its review of key votes from the 2015-2016 session.

DISCLAIMER: This report was prepared by a user of the michiganvotes.org site. The michiganvotes.org site is not responsible for the scores, nor the preferred vote.

         

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?  Clemente, Paul D. @D ???????----
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Marks:   Correct,  × Incorrect,  F Chamber failed to hold vote,  E Excused,  X Not Voting,  ? Ideal Vote not set,  - No vote in this chamber

 

Column Descriptions

House Bill 4522: Expand legislative subpoena power
to give certain committees of the legislature the explicit authority to subpoena and investigate records of local governments, authorities, school districts and community colleges. At least one member of the minority party would have to agree. Under current law committees can subpoena state agency personnel and private citizens. See also House Bill 4523
      (House Roll Call 211)

House Bill 4505: Increase civil asset forfeiture burden of proof
to require a more rigorous “clear and convincing” burden of proof standard in the law that gives police agencies the power to take ownership of property that has been seized because it may be connected with an illegal drug crime, even if the property owner is not charged or convicted. Under current law property may be taken under the least rigorous "preponderance of the evidence" standard. Other bills in the package (House Bills 4499 to 4507) make the same change to other criminal statutes and require more disclosures by agencies
      (House Roll Call 220)

House Bill 4505: Increase civil asset forfeiture burden of proof
to require a more rigorous “clear and convincing” burden of proof standard in the law that gives police agencies the power to take ownership of property that has been seized because it may be connected with an illegal drug crime, even if the property owner is not charged or convicted. Under current law property may be taken under the least rigorous "preponderance of the evidence" standard. Other bills in the package (House Bills 4499 to 4507) make the same change to other criminal statutes and require more disclosures by agencies
      (Senate Roll Call 403)

House Bill 4605: House GOP road funding package
to earmark a portion of state income tax revenue to road funding, starting with $192 million in 2016 and increasing to $717 million in 2019. According to the House Fiscal Agency, this and other bills in the House package would generate an additional $1.163 billion in annual road repair funding by 2019 with just $119 million in tax increases. Given projected under the road funding package the amount of general fund dollars available for other (non-road) spending would increase by $355 million in 2019, versus an increase of $1.137 billion without the package. The road package includes House Bills 4605 to 4615
      (House Roll Call 231)

House Bill 4609: House GOP road funding package (EITC repeal)
to eliminate the state earned income tax credit, which grants recipients an amount equal to 6 percent of the federal EITC. The EITC is a refundable tax credit (or “reverse income tax”) that sends checks to low income workers, totaling around $115 million annually. This is part of a House package that generates $1.163 billion more for annual road repairs by 2019, mostly by reprioritizing current state spending
      (House Roll Call 235)

House Bill 4607: House GOP road funding package (corporate...
[House GOP road funding package (corporate subsidies repeal)] to no longer spend $75 million annually on various direct and indirect subsidies granted to corporations and developers under the “21st Century Jobs Fund” rubric, and instead use this money on road repairs and improvements (but not on city bus subsidies and other transit spending)
      (House Roll Call 233)

House Bill 4189: Let adoption agencies refuse adoptions that...
[Let adoption agencies refuse adoptions that violate moral convictions] to specify in statute that a “child placing agency” (private adoption or foster care agency) is not required to assist or participate in an adoption or placement that violates its written religious or moral convictions, including adoptions of a child by a homosexual. Also, to prohibit a state agency from discriminating or taking an “adverse action” against an agency for this reason
      (House Roll Call 36)

House Bill 4189: Let adoption agencies refuse adoptions that...
[Let adoption agencies refuse adoptions that violate moral convictions] to specify in statute that a “child placing agency” (private adoption or foster care agency) is not required to assist or participate in an adoption or placement that violates its written religious or moral convictions, including adoptions of a child by a homosexual. Also, to prohibit a state agency from discriminating or taking an “adverse action” against an agency for this reason
      (Senate Roll Call 282)

House Bill 4052: Preempt local employer wage, benefit or labor...
[Preempt local employer wage, benefit or labor law mandates] to preempt local governments, public schools, state colleges and universities, and other governmental authorities from imposing mandatory wage, benefit, leave time, apprenticeship and other requirements on employers which exceed those required by state or federal law
      (House Roll Call 173)

House Bill 4052: Preempt local employer wage, benefit or labor...
[Preempt local employer wage, benefit or labor law mandates] to preempt local governments, public schools, state colleges and universities, and other governmental authorities from imposing mandatory wage, benefit, leave time, apprenticeship and other requirements on employers which exceed those required by state or federal law. The vote occurred after the House removed a provision making the bill retroactive and described as a "catch-all" provision restricting any local regulation on "the relationship" between employers and employees rather than just specified mandates
      (Senate Roll Call 296)

Senate Bill 211: Authorize uncensored public school American...
[Authorize uncensored public school American heritage instruction] to require public school boards to “permit” instruction and reading of “America's founding documents” including those related to the country’s “representative form of limited government, the Bill of Rights, our free-market economic system, and patriotism.” School districts would be prohibited from censoring or restraining reading that includes “religious references in original source documents, writings, speeches, proclamations, or records”
      (Senate Roll Call 286)

 

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