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Key Votes

Toi Hutchinson's Voting Records on Issue: Government Operations

Full Name: Toi W. Hutchinson
Office: State Senate (IL) - District 40, Democratic
First Elected: 01/05/2009
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Paul; 3 Children: Paul Jr., Camryn, Ryan
Birth Date: 05/20/1973
Home City: Olympia Fields, IL

Illinois Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
May 15, 2014 HB 4075 Establishes Guidelines for Ride Sharing Companies Bill Passed - Senate
(46 - 8)
Dec. 3, 2013 SB 1 Amends State Employees' Pension Plans Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(30 - 24)
May 23, 2013 HB 3227 Establishes a Governing Board for the State Health Insurance Exchange Bill Passed - Senate
(37 - 19)
Feb. 26, 2013 HB 3227 Establishes a Governing Board for the State Health Insurance Exchange House Co-sponsor
May 31, 2012 HB 1447 Pension Law Amendments Bill Passed - Senate
(30 - 24)
May 10, 2012 SB 1313 Limits Health Care Coverage for Retired State Employees Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
(31 - 20)
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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.

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