Public Act Scorecard

The Rescue Michigan Public Act Scorecard rates lawmakers on their votes on legislation that has become law.

Voting scorecard for Joseph Tate

11/28/23PA 235SB 271 -90
Yes
Mandate all energy be from renewable sources by 2035
11/28/23PA 234HB 5121 -50
Yes
Allow state energy bureaucrats to override local zoning restrictions on wind and solar
11/28/23PA 233HB 5120 -50
Yes
Allow state energy bureaucrats to override local zoning restrictions on wind and solar
11/28/23PA 232SB 519 -20
Yes
New law to create a "community and worker economic transition office"
11/28/23PA 231SB 502 -20
Yes
Mandate "equitable" access to wastewater utilities
11/28/23PA 229SB 273 -90
Yes
Mandate all energy be from renewable sources by 2035
11/22/23PA 227SB 573 -10
Yes
Reduce maximum precinct size from 5000 voters to 4999 voters
11/22/23PA 226SB 572 -10
Yes
Reduce maximum precinct size from 5000 voters to 4999 voters
11/22/23PA 225SB 396 -30
Yes
Lower standard for teacher certification
11/22/23PA 224SB 395 -30
Yes
Lower standard for teacher evaluation
11/22/23PA 222SB 105 -10
Yes
Impose licensure on hunting and fishing guides
11/22/23PA 221SB 104 -10
Yes
Impose licensure on hunting and fishing guides
11/22/23PA 220SB 103 -10
Yes
Impose licensure on hunting and fishing guides
11/22/23PA 217HB 4515 -10
Yes
Make permanent a once-expiring off-road vehicle fee
11/22/23PA 215HB 4457 -20
Yes
Create "Juneteenth" taxpayer-funded state employee vacation day
11/22/23PA 207SB 477 -50
Yes
Allow pregnant student services provide abortion referrals
11/22/23PA 206SB 476 -80
Yes
Legalize late-term abortion
11/22/23PA 205HB 4956 -80
Yes
Legalize late-term abortion
11/20/23PA 201SB 471 -80
Yes
Ban firearms from people convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence
11/20/23PA 200HB 4945 -80
Yes
Ban firearms from people convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence
11/20/23PA 199SB 528 -10
Yes
Prescribe additional misdemeanor penalties if the perpetrator was dating, living with, or married to the victim
11/07/23PA 197SB 510 -10
Yes
Allow department to grant an additional extension for a temporary grain dealer permit
11/07/23PA 196SB 508 -10
Yes
Limit farm produce insurance board member's mileage reimbursement
11/07/23PA 195SB 507 -20
Yes
Expand city income taxes
11/07/23PA 194SB 506 -20
Yes
Increase food service establishment fees
11/07/23PA 193SB 470 -10
Yes
Allow uniformed services voters to vote electronically earlier
11/07/23PA 192SB 384 -10
Yes
Ban denying or limiting insurance to organ donors
11/07/23PA 191SB 55 -10
Yes
Expand a certain tax exemption
11/07/23PA 190HB 4998 -10
Yes
Allow government to delay grain dealer licenses by 30 more days
11/07/23PA 186HB 4573 -20
Yes
Extend sunset on special interest subsidy for jobs training program
11/07/23PA 185HB 4568 -20
Yes
Allow companies to drive voters to the polls
11/07/23PA 184HB 4567 -10
Yes
Update reference because no-ID absentee ballots are no longer presumptively challenged
11/07/23PA 181HB 4376 -10
Yes
Impose new limitations on how insurances agents can hold premiums
11/06/23PA 180HB 4420 -10
Yes
Allow law enforcement to give victims' info to survivor programs without their consent
11/06/23PA 179HB 4421 -10
Yes
Allow accusers' faces be blurred in court video proceedings
11/06/23PA 177HB 4422 -10
Yes
Expand definition of "serious misdemeanor"
10/24/23PA 173SB 88 -10
Yes
Require filtration systems in child care centers
10/19/23PA 163SB 358 -10
Yes
Mandate insurance coverage be pegged to a certain percentage of "full actuarial value" of benefits
10/19/23PA 162SB 357 -10
Yes
Prohibit insurers from rescinding health coverage
10/19/23PA 161SB 356 -10
Yes
Replace statutory requirement on summary of benefits statements to administrative rule
10/19/23PA 160HB 4623 -20
Yes
Prohibit health insurance that does not offer certain "minimum" coverage
10/19/23PA 159HB 4622 -20
Yes
Prohibit health insurers from offering plans with lifetime or annual dollar limits
10/19/23PA 158HB 4621 -20
Yes
Mandate insurers cover dependents up to age 26 at request of policyholder
10/19/23PA 157HB 4620 -20
Yes
Ban insurers from denying coverage based on preexisting conditions
10/19/23PA 156HB 4619 -20
Yes
Ban insurers from discriminating based on "sexual orientation or gender identity"
10/19/23PA 154HB 4341 -10
Yes
Require filtration systems in child care centers
10/10/23PA 149HB 4353 -10
Yes
Allow creation of HOV lane restrictions
10/10/23PA 148HB 4352 -10
Yes
Allow creation of HOV lane restrictions
10/10/23PA 147HB 4752 -10
Yes
Expand "retired" school employees earning both a wage and a pension concurrently
10/03/23PA 144HB 4357 -10
Yes
Allow teachers unions to bargain against third party support services
10/03/23PA 143HB 4356 -10
Yes
Allow teachers unions to bargain against third party support services
09/29/23PA 137HB 5003 -10
Yes
Eliminate sunset on psychiatric hospital licensing fees
09/29/23PA 136HB 5000 -10
Yes
Eliminate sunset on fingerprint and criminal record check fees
09/29/23PA 135HB 4997 -10
Yes
Increase business corporation fees
09/29/23PA 134HB 4996 -10
Yes
Increase nonprofit corporation fees
09/29/23PA 133HB 4995 -10
Yes
Increase LLC statement fees
09/29/23PA 132HB 4994 -10
Yes
Increase fees under uniform securities act
09/29/23PA 131HB 4993 -10
Yes
Eliminate sunset on architect, engineer, and surveyor licensing fees
09/29/23PA 130HB 4991 -10
Yes
Increase commercial look-up service fees
09/29/23PA 129HB 4990 -10
Yes
Eliminate sunset on vehicle registration tax
09/29/23PA 128HB 4988 -10
Yes
Eliminate sunset on livestock licensing fees
09/12/23PA 120HB 4829 -20
Yes
Extend a corporate welfare subsidy timeline by three more years
07/31/23PA 119HB 4437 -20
Yes
Omnibus annual budget (everything except education)
07/26/23PA 118HB 4617 -30
Yes
Ban "conversion therapy"
07/26/23PA 117HB 4616 -30
Yes
Ban "conversion therapy"
07/26/23PA 116HB 4820 -50
Yes
Allow school districts put seniority over effectiveness in hiring and firing
07/26/23PA 115HB 4354 -50
Yes
Allow teachers unions to bargain to keep bad teachers
07/26/23PA 114HB 4233 -50
Yes
Allow union bosses to extract dues from employees
07/26/23PA 113HB 4044 -90
Yes
Repeal Right to Work
07/26/23PA 112SB 359 -30
Yes
Eliminate job performance-based compensation for teachers and school administrators and impose mandate on charter schools
07/26/23PA 109HB 4318 -20
Yes
New law to create Payment in Lieu of Taxes for "solar energy districts"
07/26/23PA 108HB 4317 -20
Yes
New law to create Payment in Lieu of Taxes for "solar energy districts"
07/26/23PA 107SB 303 -30
Yes
Expand clean energy subsidies
07/26/23PA 106SB 302 -10
Yes
Require buildings exceed energy code requirements to qualify as new construction energy project
07/26/23PA 105SB 288 -20
Yes
Make temporary Michigan energy assistance program permanent
07/26/23PA 104SB 14 -20
Yes
Allow state to impose more strict energy rules than the feds do
07/20/23PA 103SB 173 -30
Yes
K-12 "School Aid" annual budget
07/18/23PA 100HB 4362 -10
Yes
Allow people to opt-in to donate organs when filing taxes
07/18/23PA 90SB 129 -30
Yes
Expand brownfield taxpayer subsidy deal to include subsidized housing
07/18/23PA 89SB 289 -30
Yes
Expand corporate welfare special interest deal
07/18/23PA 88HB 4702 -30
Yes
Increase precinct size from less than 3,000 voters to 5,000
07/18/23PA 87SB 373 -30
Yes
Allow easily faked IDs (student IDs, etc.) be used for voting ID
07/18/23PA 86HB 4699 -20
Yes
Implement permanent no-reason absentee voting
07/18/23PA 85HB 4697 -30
Yes
Mandate ballot drop boxes
07/18/23PA 84SB 339 -10
Yes
Create absentee ballot electronic tracking system
07/18/23PA 82SB 370 -50
Yes
Rewrite rules on absentee ballots
07/18/23PA 81SB 367 -50
Yes
Implement early voting
07/11/23PA 80HB 4454 -30
Yes
Revise details of "business improvement zone" welfare districts
07/11/23PA 64SB 73 -10
Yes
Protect anonymity of accuser in sexual assault accusations
07/11/23PA 57SB 66 -10
Yes
Require materials in schools on sexual assault and harassment
07/11/23PA 54SB 50 -20
Yes
Designate "Juneteenth"
07/11/23PA 53SB 35 -15
Yes
Eliminate asset test for food stamps
06/29/23PA 52HB 4375 -20
Yes
Allow more casinos
06/15/23PA 45SB 90 -20
Yes
Make hair style a civil right
06/13/23PA 44SB 32 -10
Yes
Require cops pay for training if they leave within 3 years
06/07/23PA 41HB 4250 -10
Yes
Increase penalties for texting while driving
06/07/23PA 40HB 4252 -10
Yes
Increase penalties for texting while driving
06/07/23PA 39HB 4251 -10
Yes
Increase penalties for texting while driving
05/22/23PA 38SB 83 -90
Yes
RED FLAG LAW
05/22/23PA 37HB 4146 -90
Yes
Red Flag Law
05/22/23PA 36HB 4148 -90
Yes
Red Flag Law
05/22/23PA 35HB 4147 -90
Yes
Red Flag Law
04/02/24PA 33HB 4012 2
Yes
Increase speed limits
05/17/23PA 31SB 147 -60
Yes
Make abortion a civil right, requiring employers to pay for procedures
04/26/23PA 22HB 4143 -70
Yes
Universal Gun Registration
04/26/23PA 21HB 4253 -10
Yes
Exempt delivery and installation from sales tax
04/26/23PA 20HB 4039 -10
Yes
Exempt delivery and installation from sales tax in certain cases
04/13/23PA 19HB 4138 -70
Yes
Universal Gun Registration
04/13/23PA 18HB 4142 -70
Yes
Universal Gun Registration
04/13/23PA 17SB 79 -30
Yes
Lock Up Your Safety law
04/13/23PA 16SB 80 -30
Yes
Lock Up Your Safety law
04/05/23PA 13HB 4032 -50
Yes
Legalize abortion
04/05/23PA 12SB 2 -50
Yes
Legalize abortion
04/05/23PA 11HB 4006 -50
Yes
Legalize abortion
03/24/23PA 10HB 4007 -70
Yes
Mandate prevailing wage
03/24/23PA 9HB 4004 -90
Yes
Repeal Right to Work
03/24/23PA 8SB 34 -90
Yes
Repeal Right to Work
03/16/23PA 6SB 4 -70
Yes
Create sexual orientation civil right
03/08/23PA 5HB 4016 -30
Yes
More department money for current and past fiscal year
03/07/23PA 4HB 4001 -60
Yes
Create pension tax deduction for govt employees, spend a billion dollars, block tax cut
02/14/23PA 3SB 8 -10
Yes
Appropriate 27.9 million in federal school grants
02/01/23PA 2SB 13 -30
Yes
Make presidential primary earlier
01/31/23PA 1SB 7 -30
Yes
Spend another 1.1 billion
Total Score: -3643 / 3647 (-100%)


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