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Patrick Colbeck

Republican — Senator — District 7
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Patrick Colbeck represents Senate District 7 in the Michigan Senate, is a member of five committees, and is the primary sponsor of 550 bills.

2010 192300.16
2012 23303.97

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

  • Capitol Office:

    1020 Farnum Office Building
    125 West Allegan Street
    Lansing, MI 48933
    Phone: 517-373-7350
    Fax: 517-373-9228

Media

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News and Blog Coverage

Legislators Announce Formation of New Asian Pacific American Caucus

LANSING - Several legislators gathered today for the first meeting of the recently formed Asian Pacific American (APA) Legislative Caucus. The bicameral, bipartisan group will be comprised of members of the Michigan Legislature who identify as Asian Pacific American and members who represent districts with large concentrations of Asian Pacific ...

Legislators Announce Formation of New Asian Pacific American Caucus

LANSING � Several legislators gathered today for the first meeting of the recently formed Asian Pacific American (APA) Legislative Caucus. The bicameral, bipartisan group will be comprised of members of the Michigan Legislature who identify as Asian Pacific American and members who represent districts with large concentrations of Asian Pacific ...

Capitol Recap for the End of Lame Duck

In order to keep you and your neighbors better informed about the legislation we discuss, I am posting the agenda for any scheduled committee meetings at the beginning of the week and an update with any votes that were taken that week in committee or on the House floor. I ...

My Thoughts for the Michigan State Senate in the 2014 Election

For the past several sessions, and especially since the 2010 election with its rightward shift, the Michigan State Senate has been a conservative Republican bastion. Currently it has 26 Republican senators and only twelve Democrats; in addition, beginning next year, term-limited Democrat Glenn Anderson's southeast Michigan district (old SD-6) has ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • SR 18

    A resolution commemorating March 2015 as Reading Month in the state of Michigan.

  • SR 16

    A resolution to memorialize the President of the United States, the U.S. Congress, and the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to refrain from regulating broadband Internet services as common carrier services under Title II of the Communications Act of 1934.

  • SR 15

    A resolution to declare February 19, 2015, as Conductive Education Day in the state of Michigan.

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  • SB 139

    Education; other; certain fund-raising activities during school hours; allow. Amends sec. 1272b of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1272b).

  • SB 111

    Highways; construction and repair; database for all road and bridge projects; establish. Amends 1951 PA 51 (MCL 247.651 - 247.675) by adding sec. 11g.

  • SB 106

    Sales tax; exemptions; tax-exempt status on aggregate sales for fund-raising purposes for certain nonprofit organizations; include veterans service organizations. Amends sec. 4o of 1933 PA 167 (MCL 205.54o).

Recent Votes

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SB 69

PASSED ROLL CALL # 21 YEAS 35 NAYS 1 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 1

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3592.0
•••No: 12.0
•••Other: 25.0
SB 69

PASSED ROLL CALL # 24 YEAS 36 NAYS 1 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3694.0
•••No: 12.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 70

PASSED ROLL CALL # 22 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3797.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 71

PASSED ROLL CALL # 23 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3797.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 44

HOUSE AMENDMENT(S) CONCURRED IN ROLL CALL # 15 YEAS 37 NAYS 1 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3797.0
•••No: 12.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 19

PASSED ROLL CALL # 18 YEAS 38 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 38100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
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Sources

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