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Key Votes

Hansen Clarke's Voting Records on Issue: Labor Unions

Full Name: Hansen Clarke
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Choi
Birth Date: 03/03/1957
Birth Place: Detroit, MI
Home City: Detroit, MI
Religion: Roman Catholic

National Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
Dec. 20, 2012 HR 6684 Spending Reduction Act of 2012 Bill Passed - House
(215 - 209)
Nay
May 31, 2012 H Amdt 1160 Project Labor Agreements Amendment Adopted - House
(218 - 198)
Yea
Feb. 3, 2012 HR 658 Federal Aviation Administration Act of 2012 Conference Report Adopted - House
(248 - 169)
Nay
Nov. 30, 2011 HR 3094 Labor Law Amendments Bill Passed - House
(235 - 188)
Nay
June 2, 2011 H Amdt 398 Prohibiting the Use of Funds for Transportation Security Administration Collective Bargaining Amendment Adopted - House
(218 - 205)
Nay
April 1, 2011 HR 658 Federal Aviation Administration Act of 2012 Bill Passed - House
(223 - 196)
Nay

Michigan Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
Sept. 23, 2010 SB 1226 State Retirement Law Amendments Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
(20 - 14)
Nay
April 14, 2010 SB 1226 State Retirement Law Amendments Bill Passed - Senate
(22 - 16)
Nay
Dec. 3, 2009 SB 638 "Consistent Ineffectiveness" as Grounds for Discharging or Demoting Tenured Teachers Bill Passed - Senate
(20 - 13)
Nay
Feb. 5, 2009 SB 93 Prohibiting Mandatory Workplace Ergonomics Rules Bill Passed - Senate
(20 - 16)
Nay
Oct. 1, 2007 H Sub for S Sub SB 546 Public School Employee Retirement Benefits Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
(23 - 15)
Nay
Oct. 1, 2007 H Sub for Sub SB 547 Public School Employee Retirement Plan Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
(21 - 17)
Nay
Aug. 30, 2007 Sub SB 689 State Employees' Retirement Act Bill Passed - Senate
(21 - 16)
Nay
June 26, 2007 Sub for SB 547 Public School Employee Retirement Plan Bill Passed - Senate
(20 - 17)
Nay

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