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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 695 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

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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 ...

Michigan State House and Senate: September 2010

(Cross-posted on WMR, BFM, and SSP-pb) (photo by Tom Gill of beautiful Lake Michigan) As we celebrate a beautiful Labor Day weekend, we can also rejoice in the unofficial start date of the 2010 campaign season. While many voters were bombarded with attention from campaigns over the past few months ...

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • SB 1039

    Education; attendance; promulgation of certain rules that are more stringent than the requirements for claiming exemption from immunizations; prohibit. Amends sec. 1177 of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1177). TIE BAR WITH: SB 1040'16

  • SB 1040

    Health; immunizations; promulgation of certain rules by the department of health and human services that are more stringent than the vaccination exemptions provided in statute and exclude individuals from school as a disease control measure; prohibit. Amends secs. 5111, 9215 & 9227 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.5111 et seq.) & adds sec. 5115a. TIE BAR WITH: SB 1039'16

  • SB 1037

    Crimes; other; aiming a beam of directed energy from a directed energy device at or into path of aircraft; prohibit and provide penalty. Amends 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.1 - 750.568) by adding sec. 43a. TIE BAR WITH: SB 1038'16

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  • SB 1046

    Education; transportation; requirements for transportation of pupils; modify.

  • SB 1038

    Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for crime of aiming beam of directed energy from a directed energy device at aircraft or into path of aircraft; enact. Amends sec. 16b, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.16b). TIE BAR WITH: SB 1037'16

  • SR 194

    A resolution of tribute offered as a memorial for Alvin J. DeGrow, former member of the Senate.

Recent Votes

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HCR 25

ROLL CALL # 534 YEAS 35 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 2 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3594.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 25.0
HB 4580

PASSED; GIVEN IMMEDIATE EFFECT ROLL CALL # 519 YEAS 35 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 2 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3594.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 25.0
SB 316

PASSED ROLL CALL # 531 YEAS 25 NAYS 10 EXCUSED 2 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2567.0
•••No: 1027.0
•••Other: 25.0
SB 1025

PASSED ROLL CALL # 530 YEAS 34 NAYS 1 EXCUSED 2 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 3491.0
•••No: 12.0
•••Other: 25.0
SB 958

PASSED ROLL CALL # 521 YEAS 35 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 2 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3594.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 25.0
SB 570

PASSED ROLL CALL # 523 YEAS 24 NAYS 10 EXCUSED 2 NOT VOTING 1

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 2464.0
•••No: 1027.0
•••Other: 38.0
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Sources

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