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Hansen Clarke's Voting Records on Issue: Senior Citizens

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)
Feb. 1, 2012 HR 1173 Repeals the CLASS Act Bill Passed - House
(267 - 159)
Oct. 27, 2011 HR 2576 Requires Inclusion of Social Security Benefits in Calculation of Modified Adjusted Gross Income Bill Passed - House
(262 - 157)

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)
April 14, 2010 SB 1226 State Retirement Law Amendments Bill Passed - Senate
(22 - 16)
Oct. 31, 2007 SB 229 2007-2008 Budget Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(29 - 8)
Oct. 1, 2007 H Sub for S Sub SB 546 Public School Employee Retirement Benefits Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
(23 - 15)
Sept. 27, 2007 Sub SB 374 Estate Recovery for Medicaid Recipients in Michigan Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
(25 - 13)
Aug. 30, 2007 Sub SB 689 State Employees' Retirement Act Bill Passed - Senate
(21 - 16)

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

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