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William Haine's Voting Records on Issue:

Office: State Senate (IL) - District 56, Democratic Majority Caucus Whip

Illinois Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
May 21, 2013 SB 9 Increases Utility Rates Veto Override Passed - Senate
(44 - 11)
March 14, 2013 SB 9 Increases Utility Rates Bill Passed - Senate
(44 - 9)
May 31, 2011 SB 1652 Smart Grid Technology Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
(31 - 24)
May 31, 2009 SB 1918 Low-Income Energy Assistance Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
(47 - 11)
Oct. 12, 2007 HB 664 Homeowner Tax Exemption Veto Override Passed - Senate
(55 - 1)
July 26, 2007 SB 1592 Electricity Relief and Regulation Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
(40 - 13)
April 20, 2007 S. Amdt. 3: Electric Rates Freeze Amendment Adopted - Senate
(33 - 24)
April 20, 2007 SB 1592 Electric Rates Freeze Bill Passed - Senate
(35 - 20)

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