Key Votes

2007 Michigan Key Votes

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12/13 MI HB 5375 Promise Zones Bill Passed - House (71 - 34) 12/13 MI SB 981 Mackinac Bridge Funding Bill Passed - Senate (21 - 15) 12/01 MI HB 5408 Michigan Business Tax Surcharge Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (33 - 4) 12/01 MI HB 5408 Michigan Business Tax Surcharge Concurrence Vote Passed - House (66 - 42) 11/20 MI HB 5408 Michigan Business Tax Surcharge Bill Passed - Senate (20 - 16) 11/08 MI HB 5408 Michigan Business Tax Surcharge Bill Passed - House (58 - 48) 11/07 MI Sub SB 838 Amending the Use Tax Act Bill Passed - Senate (23 - 15) 10/31 MI SB 232 2007-2008 Department of Human Services Budget Conference Report Adopted - House (59 - 50) 10/31 MI SB 229 2007-2008 Budget Conference Report Adopted - House (83 - 25) 10/31 MI SB 232 2007-2008 Department of Human Services Budget Conference Report Adopted - Senate (20 - 16) 10/31 MI SB 229 2007-2008 Budget Conference Report Adopted - Senate (29 - 8) 10/31 MI H Sub for Sub SB 240 2007-2008 Transportation Budget Conference Report Adopted - House (88 - 21) 10/30 MI S Sub for Sub HB 4354 2007-2008 Department of Natural Resources Budget Conference Report Adopted - Senate (32 - 6) 10/30 MI S Sub for Sub HB 4358 2007-2008 Department of Environmental Quality Appropriations Conference Report Adopted - Senate (25 - 13) 10/30 MI S Sub for Sub HB 4359 2007-2008 Public School Budget Conference Report Adopted - House (104 - 5) 10/30 MI S Sub for Sub HB 4346 2007-2008 Department of Education Funding Conference Report Adopted - House (93 - 16) 10/30 MI H Sub for Sub SB 222 2007-2008 Department of Agriculture Budget Conference Report Adopted - House (105 - 4) 10/30 MI S Sub for Sub HB 4360 2007-2008 Community College and Education Budget Conference Report Adopted - Senate (36 - 2) 10/30 MI SB 233 2007-2008 State Judiciary Budget Conference Report Adopted - House (102 - 7) 10/30 MI S Sub for Sub HB 4348 2007-2008 Department of Corrections Budget Conference Report Adopted - Senate (35 - 3) 10/30 MI S Sub for Sub HB 4344 2007-2008 Department of Community Health Budget Conference Report Adopted - Senate (35 - 3) 10/29 MI S Sub for Sub HB 4358 2007-2008 Department of Environmental Quality Appropriations Conference Report Adopted - House (56 - 53) 10/29 MI SB 231 2007-2008 Department of Art, History, and Library Budget Conference Report Adopted - House (102 - 7) 10/29 MI H Sub for Sub SB 235 2007-2008 Department of Military and Veterans Affairs Budget Conference Report Adopted - House (101 - 8) 10/29 MI SB 231 2007-2008 Department of Art, History, and Library Budget Conference Report Adopted - Senate (36 - 2) 10/29 MI H Sub for Sub SB 235 2007-2008 Department of Military and Veterans Affairs Budget Conference Report Adopted - Senate (35 - 3) 10/29 MI SB 238 2007-2008 Department of State Police Budget Conference Report Adopted - House (95 - 14) 10/29 MI H Sub for Sub SB 234 2007-2008 Department of Labor and Economic Growth Budget Conference Report Adopted - Senate (37 - 1) 10/29 MI S Sub for Sub HB 4344 2007-2008 Department of Community Health Budget Conference Report Adopted - House (81 - 28) 10/29 MI S Sub for Sub HB 4350 2007-2008 Higher Education Budget Conference Report Adopted - House (87 - 22) 10/29 MI S Sub for Sub HB 4354 2007-2008 Department of Natural Resources Budget Conference Report Adopted - House (63 - 46) 10/29 MI SB 238 2007-2008 Department of State Police Budget Conference Report Adopted - Senate (36 - 2) 10/29 MI S Sub for Sub HB 4360 2007-2008 Community College and Education Budget Conference Report Adopted - House (95 - 14) 10/29 MI S Sub for Sub HB 4348 2007-2008 Department of Corrections Budget Conference Report Adopted - House (64 - 45) 10/29 MI H Sub for Sub SB 234 2007-2008 Department of Labor and Economic Growth Budget Conference Report Adopted - House (82 - 27) 10/01 MI S Sub for Sub HB 5194 Income Tax Increase Conference Report Adopted - Senate (20 - 19) 10/01 MI S Sub for Sub HB 5198 Consumption Tax on Services Conference Report Adopted - Senate (20 - 19) 10/01 MI H Sub for Sub SB 547 Public School Employee Retirement Plan Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (21 - 17) 10/01 MI H Sub for S Sub SB 546 Public School Employee Retirement Benefits Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (23 - 15) 10/01 MI H Sub for Sub SB 547 Public School Employee Retirement Plan Bill Passed - House (56 - 53) 10/01 MI H Sub for S Sub SB 546 Public School Employee Retirement Benefits Bill Passed - House (65 - 44) 9/30 MI S Sub for Sub HB 5198 Consumption Tax on Services Conference Report Adopted - House (56 - 53) 9/30 MI S Sub for Sub HB 5194 Income Tax Increase Conference Report Adopted - House (57 - 52) 9/23 MI Sub SB 237 2007-2008 Education Budget Bill Passed - Senate (21 - 17) 9/23 MI Sub SB 511 2007-2008 Budget Bill Passed - Senate (20 - 18) 9/17 MI Sub SB 772 30-Day Budget Extension Bill Passed - Senate (20 - 17) 8/30 MI Sub SB 689 State Employees' Retirement Act Bill Passed - Senate (21 - 16) 8/23 MI Sub HB 4351 2007-2008 Research University Funding Bill Passed - House (57 - 52) 8/23 MI Sub HB 4350 Higher Education Appropriations Bill Passed - House (59 - 50) 6/28 MI Sub for SB 94 Michigan Business Tax Act Conference Report Adopted - Senate (32 - 3) 6/28 MI Sub for SB 94 Michigan Business Tax Act Conference Report Adopted - House (75 - 34) 6/26 MI Sub for SB 547 Public School Employee Retirement Plan Bill Passed - Senate (20 - 17) 6/12 MI Sub HB 4850 Tobacco Fund Bonds Bill Passed - Senate (23 - 14) 5/30 MI Sub HB 4850 Authorizing Bonds on the Tobacco Fund Bill Passed - House (80 - 26) 5/23 MI Sub for SB 94 Michigan Business Tax Act Bill Passed - House (62 - 47) 5/03 MI Sub for SB 95 Business Income Tax Bill Passed - Senate (20 - 17) 5/03 MI Sub for SB 94 Business and Economic Stimulus Tax Bill Passed - Senate (20 - 17) 5/03 MI Sub for SB 96 Industrial Personal Property Tax Exemption Bill Passed - Senate (20 - 17) 5/02 MI Sub HB 4367 Michigan Business Tax Act Bill Passed - House (61 - 48) 3/22 MI SB 307 Service Providers Excise Tax Act Bill Failed - Senate (16 - 22) 3/14 MI Sub HB 4440 State Equalized Value Property Tax Increase Bill Passed - House (77 - 31) 3/14 MI Sub HB 4441 Property Transfer Tax Increase Bill Passed - House (58 - 50) 3/07 MI H Sub for Sub SB 166 2006-2007 Supplemental Appropriations Bill Passed - House (64 - 41)

About the Selection and Descriptions of Key Votes

Project Vote Smart provides easy access to Congressional and State voting records and maintains a collection of key votes grouped by issue. Key votes typically include the initial passage of legislation and final conference report vote versions (the compromised versions of bills passed in separate House and Senate versions). Vote Smart uses the following criteria to select key votes:

  1. The vote should be helpful in portraying how a member stands on a particular issue
  2. The vote should be clear for any person to understand
  3. The vote has received media attention
  4. The vote was passed or defeated by a very close margin
  5. Occasionally, if a specific bill is consistently inquired about on the Voter's Research Hotline, the vote will be added

Descriptions of the votes are written by Vote Smart staff and based on information included in the Congressional Record, State House Journals, or Senate Journals, with additional background information from newspapers, magazines, etc. Vote Smart provides summaries for each selected key vote. The summary does not necessarily reflect the final version of the bill.

The Key Votes Program follows Project Vote Smart's strict policies, procedures and structure that guarantee absolute impartiality and accuracy. In order to ensure that all Key Votes are non-partisan in their selection and language, each is approved by a group of over 160 political scientists and journalists from all fifty states.