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Patrick Colbeck

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

Patrick Colbeck represents Senate District 7 in the Michigan Senate, is a member of seven committees, and is the primary sponsor of 499 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 Bldg
    Phone: 517-373-7350
    Fax: 517-373-9228

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News and Blog Coverage

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 ...

Capitol Recap for the Week of March 17, 2014

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 ...

Capitol Update for the Week of March 17, 2014

In order to help make our state government more transparent and accessible to my constituents, each week that there is session I am going to post to my website a synopsis of the work each House committee will do for the week. This will include the time and location for ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • SB 1008

    Torts; other; libel and slander; modify standards that apply to elected officials and candidates for public office. Amends sec. 2911 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.2911).

  • SB 1006

    Labor; fair employment practices; local regulations that conflict with federal labor laws; prohibit. Creats new act.

  • SB 990

    Animals; animal shelters; adoption of certain seized animals used in fighting operations; allow, and make other revisions. Amends sec. 49 of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.49).

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  • SB 977

    Weapons; licensing; renewal of license to carry a concealed pistol; allow active duty military personnel to renew by mail. Amends sec. 5l of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.425l).

  • SB 989

    Juveniles; criminal procedure; requiring parent victim to reimburse for juvenile's care; prohibit. Amends sec. 1, ch. IX of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 769.1).

  • SB 991

    Health; other; experimental therapies for certain individuals; facilitate use. Creates new act.

Recent Votes

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SB 1017

PASSED ROLL CALL # 534 YEAS 30 NAYS 2 EXCUSED 6 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3078.0
•••No: 25.0
•••Other: 615.0
SB 977

PASSED ROLL CALL # 530 YEAS 32 NAYS 1 EXCUSED 5 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3284.0
•••No: 12.0
•••Other: 513.0
SB 991

PASSED ROLL CALL # 532 YEAS 31 NAYS 2 EXCUSED 5 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3181.0
•••No: 25.0
•••Other: 513.0
SB 753

PASSED ROLL CALL # 529 YEAS 22 NAYS 11 EXCUSED 5 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2257.0
•••No: 1128.0
•••Other: 513.0
SB 938

PASSED ROLL CALL # 531 YEAS 33 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 5 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3386.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 513.0
SB 616

PASSED ROLL CALL # 533 YEAS 26 NAYS 7 EXCUSED 5 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 2668.0
•••No: 718.0
•••Other: 513.0
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Sources

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