Y = Yes, N = No, X = Not Voting
Senate Bill 1052, Repeal state “beach grooming” regulations and restrictions: Passed 26 to 11 in the Senate
To essentially repeal state regulations mandating a permit for "beach grooming." The restrictions were passed in 2003 during a period of low Great Lakes water levels, when many lakefront property owners and resorts were unable to access or use beaches because of excessive weed growth.
House Bill 4653, Ban office-holder names on polling place materials: Passed 35 to 1 in the Senate
To prohibit the name of an elected or appointed official from being printed on any election-related material that is posted, displayed, or distributed in a polling place on Election Day, subject to fines of $100 to $250.
Senate Bill 300, Restrict credit score use in insurance underwriting: Passed 103 to 4 in the House
To prohibit insurers from using “credit information” (under a broad definition of that term contained in the bill) to deny, cancel or choose to not renew a policy. Also, to impose restrictions, plus requirements for credit-status confirmation, disclosures and more, on an insurer using credit or credit-based “insurance scores” to determine the price at which it will sell an insurance policy.
House Bill 5611, Allow alcohol at 2013 NHL “Winter Classic” in Michigan Stadium: Passed 105 to 3 in the House
To allow the sale of alcohol at the Jan. 1, 2013 National Hockey League “Winter Classic” game to be held in the University of Michigan football stadium in Ann Arbor. The nationally televised hockey game will be between the Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs.
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