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Key Votes

Bill Huizenga's Voting Records on Issue: Education

Full Name: Bill Huizenga
Office: U.S. House (MI) - District 2, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 2
Primary Aug. 5, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Natalie; 5 Children
Birth Date: 01/31/1969
Birth Place: Zeeland, MI
Home City: Zeeland, MI
Religion: Christian Reformed

Michigan Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
Dec. 19, 2008 SB 861 Tuition Assistance for Students in High Poverty Areas Bill Passed - House
(61 - 34)
Nay
Dec. 11, 2008 HB 4141 Expanding the Use of School Sinking Funds Bill Passed - House
(71 - 28)
Yea
Dec. 4, 2008 HB 5765 Reducing Pupil Count for First Class School Districts Bill Passed - House
(59 - 42)
Nay
April 23, 2008 HB 5221 Capital Outlay Project Bill Passed - House
(59 - 45)
Nay
Feb. 12, 2008 HB 5322 HPV Information for Schools Bill Passed - House
(90 - 17)
Yea
Feb. 12, 2008 SB 415 HPV Information for Schools Bill Passed - House
(94 - 12)
Yea
Dec. 13, 2007 HB 5375 Promise Zones Bill Passed - House
(71 - 34)
Nay
Nov. 8, 2007 HB 5408 Michigan Business Tax Surcharge Bill Passed - House
(58 - 48)
Nay
Oct. 30, 2007 S Sub for Sub HB 4346 2007-2008 Department of Education Funding Conference Report Adopted - House
(93 - 16)
Yea
Oct. 30, 2007 S Sub for Sub HB 4359 2007-2008 Public School Budget Conference Report Adopted - House
(104 - 5)
Yea
Oct. 29, 2007 SB 231 2007-2008 Department of Art, History, and Library Budget Conference Report Adopted - House
(102 - 7)
Yea
Oct. 29, 2007 S Sub for Sub HB 4350 2007-2008 Higher Education Budget Conference Report Adopted - House
(87 - 22)
Yea
Oct. 29, 2007 S Sub for Sub HB 4360 2007-2008 Community College and Education Budget Conference Report Adopted - House
(95 - 14)
Nay
Oct. 1, 2007 H Sub for S Sub SB 546 Public School Employee Retirement Benefits Bill Passed - House
(65 - 44)
Yea
Oct. 1, 2007 H Sub for Sub SB 547 Public School Employee Retirement Plan Bill Passed - House
(56 - 53)
Yea
Aug. 23, 2007 Sub HB 4350 Higher Education Appropriations Bill Passed - House
(59 - 50)
Nay
Aug. 23, 2007 Sub HB 4351 2007-2008 Research University Funding Bill Passed - House
(57 - 52)
Nay
March 28, 2007 HB 4091 Anti-Bullying Bill Bill Passed - House
(66 - 43)
Yea
March 28, 2007 Sub HB 4162 Anti School Bullying Act Bill Passed - House
(59 - 50)
Nay
June 8, 2006 Sub for SB 861 Michigan Merit Award Scholarship Act Bill Passed - House
(61 - 40)
Nay
March 2, 2006 HB 5606 New Graduation Requirements Bill Passed - House
(70 - 31)
Yea
Feb. 21, 2006 HB 4278 Community Service Graduation Requirement Bill Passed - House
(60 - 43)
Yea

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