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Senate Roll Call 281 on
2015 House Bill 4188: Let adoption agencies refuse adoptions that violate moral convictions

To specify in statute that a “child placing agency” (private adoption agency or foster care service) is not required to assist or participate in an adoption or placement that violates its written religious or moral convictions, including adoptions of a child by a homosexual. Also, to prohibit a state agency from discriminating or taking an “adverse action” against an adoption agency for this reason.

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IN FAVOR

SENATE DEMOCRATS
none

SENATE REPUBLICANS

Booher (R)Brandenburg (R)Casperson (R)Colbeck (R)Emmons (R)
Green (R)Hansen (R)Hildenbrand (R)Horn (R)Hune (R)
Jones (R)Knollenberg (R)Kowall (R)MacGregor (R)Marleau (R)
Meekhof (R)Nofs (R)O'Brien (R)Pavlov (R)Proos (R)
Robertson (R)Schmidt (R)Schuitmaker (R)Shirkey (R)Stamas (R)
Zorn (R)    


AGAINST

SENATE DEMOCRATS

Ananich (D)Bieda (D)Gregory (D)Hertel (D)Hood (D)
Hopgood (D)Johnson (D)Knezek (D)Smith (D)Warren (D)
Young (D)    

SENATE REPUBLICANS

Rocca (R)


SENATE LEGISLATORS ORDERED BY NAME

  n  Ananich (D-27)  n  Bieda (D-9)Y    Booher (R-35)Y    Brandenburg (R-8)
Y    Casperson (R-38)Y    Colbeck (R-7)Y    Emmons (R-33)Y    Green (R-31)
  n  Gregory (D-11)Y    Hansen (R-34)  n  Hertel (D-23)Y    Hildenbrand (R-29)
  n  Hood (D-3)  n  Hopgood (D-6)Y    Horn (R-32)Y    Hune (R-22)
  n  Johnson (D-2)Y    Jones (R-24)  n  Knezek (D-5)Y    Knollenberg (R-13)
Y    Kowall (R-15)Y    MacGregor (R-28)Y    Marleau (R-12)Y    Meekhof (R-30)
Y    Nofs (R-19)Y    O'Brien (R-20)Y    Pavlov (R-25)Y    Proos (R-21)
Y    Robertson (R-14)  n  Rocca (R-10)Y    Schmidt (R-37)Y    Schuitmaker (R-26)
Y    Shirkey (R-16)  n  Smith (D-4)Y    Stamas (R-36)  n  Warren (D-18)
  n  Young (D-1)Y    Zorn (R-17)  


Senate Roll Call 281 on 2015 House Bill 4188