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Wayne Schmidt (Inactive)

Wayne Schmidt no longer serves in the Michigan Legislature.
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014

Former Roles

  • Member (Republican—104)
  • Committee Membership
    • Commerce
    • Health Policy
    • Natural Resources, Tourism, and Outdoor Recreation
    • Transportation

Sponsored Bills

  • HCR 7

    A concurrent resolution to urge the United States Department of Veterans Affairs and the United States Congress to create a pilot program in Michigan instituting a flexible Veterans Choice Card system structured similar to a traditional health care program for all veterans in Michigan.

  • HCR 3

    A concurrent resolution to urge the U.S. Department of Defense Missile Defense Agency to select the Fort Custer Training Center as the location for a new ground based interceptor ballistic missile defense mission.

  • HCR 1

    A concurrent resolution to support the Marquette County Road Commission’s appeal of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s objection to the planned construction of County Road 595.

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  • HR 434

    A resolution to urge the Governor to increase the energy efficiency of current and future state buildings by using bio-based, low carbon-intensity building materials and by requiring that state buildings meet standards from a credible green building rating system that gives equal weight to forest certification programs.

  • HB 5967

    Energy; conservation; energy optimization standard; increase and provide for on-bill financing and online information. Amends title & secs. 7, 71, 73, 75, 77, 83, 89, 91, 95, 191, 193 & 195 & title to pt. 6 of 2008 PA 295 (MCL 460.1007 et seq.) & adds pt. 7.

  • HB 5969

    Public utilities; electric utilities; establishment of microgrids; provide for, and modify the certificate of necessity process. Amends secs. 6, 6s & 10a of 1939 PA 3 (MCL 460.6 et seq.).

Recent Votes

HB 4443

passed Roll Call # 624 Yeas 85 Nays 24

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 8577.0
•••No: 2422.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5928

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 626 Yeas 105 Nays 4

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10596.0
•••No: 43.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4454

passed Roll Call # 614 Yeas 95 Nays 14

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9587.0
•••No: 1412.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5930

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 628 Yeas 96 Nays 13

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9688.0
•••No: 1311.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5597

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 613 Yeas 109 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 109100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4186

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 630 Yeas 109 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 109100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
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