Dearborn Senator Introduced 2 Pieces of Legislation in 2012
Here's a look at initiatives spearheaded by legislator Sen. Morris Hood over the past year.
Sen. Morris Hood, who represents Dearborn, introduced two pieces of legislation in the state Senate in 2012. He also introduced two amendments during the year.
Hood—whose district covers Dearborn, River Rouge and part of Detroit—is up for reelection in 2013. He has served District 3 for six years as senator.
Here's a look at the bills and resolutions introduced by Sen. Hood in 2012, courtesy of MichiganVotes.org.
- Introduced 2012 Senate Bill 1277: Restrict marketing of mattresses as “new”
- Introduced 2012 Senate Bill 1016: Rate proposed business tax credits, deductions and exemptions
- Offered an amendment to 2012 Senate Bill 955: Appropriations: Higher Education. The amendment, which failed 22-16, would inrease higher education spending by $224 million.
- Offered an amendment to 2011 Senate Bill 291: Allow helmetless motorcycle operation The amendment, which failed 26-11, would have made helmetless riding without insurance a secondary violation.
Sen. Hood was absent for 113 of the Senate's 1,912 votes in 2012. Two senators—Republicans Joe Hune and Torry Rocca—had perfect voting records for the year.