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Key Votes

Brian Calley's Voting Records

Full Name: Brian N. Calley
Office: Lieutenant Governor (MI), Republican President of the Senate
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Julie; 3 Children: Collin, Reagan, Karagon
Birth Date: 03/25/1977
Birth Place: Dearborn, MI
Home City: Portland, MI
Religion: Baptist

Michigan Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
Sept. 23, 2010 SB 1226 State Retirement Law Amendments Bill Passed - House
(60 - 45)
Yea
Sept. 22, 2010 SB 884 Tax Amnesty Period Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(57 - 48)
Nay
Sept. 21, 2010 SB 1152 2010-2011 Department of Community Health Budget Conference Report Adopted - House
(68 - 39)
Nay
Sept. 15, 2010 SB 1151 Community College Appropriations Conference Report Adopted - House
(56 - 49)
Nay
Aug. 25, 2010 HB 6086 2009-2010 Budget Amendments Bill Passed - House
(57 - 47)
Did Not Vote
March 25, 2010 HB 5880 2010-2011 Budget Bill Passed - House
(58 - 51)
Nay
Feb. 4, 2010 HB 5626 "Fiscal Stabilization" Bond Authorization Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(75 - 30)
Nay
Oct. 8, 2009 HB 4447 2009-2010 Education Budget Conference Report Adopted - House
(66 - 42)
Yea
Oct. 6, 2009 HB 5386 Physician Services Tax Bill Passed - House
(56 - 52)
Nay
Oct. 1, 2009 SB 245 2009-2010 Executive and Legislative Budget Conference Report Adopted - House
(56 - 52)
Yea
Sept. 29, 2009 HB 4437 2009-2010 Department of Corrections Budget Conference Report Adopted - House
(85 - 23)
Yea
Sept. 17, 2009 SB 253 2009-2010 Department of State Police Budget Bill Passed - House
(68 - 39)
Nay
June 26, 2009 HB 4998 Cobo Convention Center Ownership Transfer Conference Report Adopted - House
(93 - 14)
Nay
June 18, 2009 HB 4998 Cobo Convention Center Ownership Transfer Bill Passed - House
(66 - 43)
Nay
June 18, 2009 SB 293 Hire Michigan First Plan Bill Passed - House
(74 - 35)
Yea
June 18, 2009 SB 587 Cobo Convention Center Bill Passed - House
(66 - 42)
Nay
May 6, 2009 HB 4785 Job Training Program Benefits and Security Bill Passed - House
(68 - 39)
Nay
May 6, 2009 HB 4786 Part-Time Work Unemployment Benefits Bill Passed - House
(68 - 39)
Nay
Dec. 19, 2008 SB 861 Tuition Assistance for Students in High Poverty Areas Bill Passed - House
(61 - 34)
Yea
Dec. 11, 2008 HB 4141 Expanding the Use of School Sinking Funds Bill Passed - House
(71 - 28)
Nay
Dec. 4, 2008 HB 4090 Expanding Early Voting Bill Passed - House
(58 - 50)
Nay
June 28, 2008 SB 1094 2008-2009 Department of Community Health Appropriations Conference Report Adopted - House
(75 - 30)
Yea
June 5, 2008 SB 1094 2008-2009 Department of Community Health Budget Bill Passed - House
(60 - 47)
Nay
April 23, 2008 HB 5221 Capital Outlay Project Bill Passed - House
(59 - 45)
Nay
April 8, 2008 SB 120 Issuing Food Stamps Twice Monthly Bill Passed - House
(87 - 19)
Yea
Dec. 13, 2007 HB 5375 Promise Zones Bill Passed - House
(71 - 34)
Yea
Dec. 1, 2007 HB 5408 Michigan Business Tax Surcharge Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(66 - 42)
Yea
Nov. 8, 2007 HB 5408 Michigan Business Tax Surcharge Bill Passed - House
(58 - 48)
Nay
Oct. 31, 2007 H Sub for Sub SB 240 2007-2008 Transportation Budget Conference Report Adopted - House
(88 - 21)
Nay
Oct. 31, 2007 SB 229 2007-2008 Budget Conference Report Adopted - House
(83 - 25)
Yea
Oct. 31, 2007 SB 232 2007-2008 Department of Human Services Budget Conference Report Adopted - House
(59 - 50)
Yea
Oct. 30, 2007 H Sub for Sub SB 222 2007-2008 Department of Agriculture Budget Conference Report Adopted - House
(105 - 4)
Yea
Oct. 30, 2007 SB 233 2007-2008 State Judiciary Budget Conference Report Adopted - House
(102 - 7)
Yea
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 H Sub for Sub SB 234 2007-2008 Department of Labor and Economic Growth Budget Conference Report Adopted - House
(82 - 27)
Yea
Oct. 29, 2007 H Sub for Sub SB 235 2007-2008 Department of Military and Veterans Affairs Budget Conference Report Adopted - House
(101 - 8)
Nay
Oct. 29, 2007 SB 231 2007-2008 Department of Art, History, and Library Budget Conference Report Adopted - House
(102 - 7)
Yea
Oct. 29, 2007 SB 238 2007-2008 Department of State Police Budget Conference Report Adopted - House
(95 - 14)
Yea
Oct. 29, 2007 S Sub for Sub HB 4344 2007-2008 Department of Community Health Budget Conference Report Adopted - House
(81 - 28)
Yea
Oct. 29, 2007 S Sub for Sub HB 4348 2007-2008 Department of Corrections Budget Conference Report Adopted - House
(64 - 45)
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 4354 2007-2008 Department of Natural Resources Budget Conference Report Adopted - House
(63 - 46)
Nay
Oct. 29, 2007 S Sub for Sub HB 4358 2007-2008 Department of Environmental Quality Appropriations Conference Report Adopted - House
(56 - 53)
Nay
Oct. 29, 2007 S Sub for Sub HB 4360 2007-2008 Community College and Education Budget Conference Report Adopted - House
(95 - 14)
Yea
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
Sept. 30, 2007 S Sub for Sub HB 5194 Income Tax Increase Conference Report Adopted - House
(57 - 52)
Nay
Sept. 30, 2007 S Sub for Sub HB 5198 Consumption Tax on Services Conference Report Adopted - House
(56 - 53)
Nay
Aug. 23, 2007 Sub HB 4350 Higher Education Appropriations Bill Passed - House
(59 - 50)
Nay

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