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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 579 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 ...

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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  • SB 291

    Civil procedure; remedies; wrongful imprisonment for crime; provide compensation for. Creates new act.

  • SR 40

    A resolution marking the 100th Anniversary of the 1915 Armenian Genocide.

  • SR 41

    A resolution of tribute offered as a memorial for Robert P. Griffin, former U.S. Senator, U.S. Representative, and Michigan Supreme Court Justice.

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  • SB 287

    Health facilities; hospices; criteria for certifying a perinatal hospice program; provide for, require physicians to provide certain information to patients about results of prenatal testing, and require hospitals to provide information to certain employees. Amends 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.1101 - 333.25211) by adding secs. 17019, 17519, 20187 & 21418.

  • SB 280

    Labor; collective bargaining; public employer contracts that pay union officials for time conducting union business; prohibit. Amends sec. 10 of 1947 PA 336 (MCL 423.210).

  • SB 279

    Retirement; public school employees; computing retirement allowance based on employee organization professional services leave or released time; modify. Amends sec. 71 of 1980 PA 300 (MCL 38.1371).

Recent Votes

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SB 12

ROLL CALL # 108 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3797.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 196

PASSED ROLL CALL # 107 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3797.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 66

PASSED ROLL CALL # 105 YEAS 38 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 38100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 64

PASSED ROLL CALL # 103 YEAS 38 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 38100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 65

PASSED ROLL CALL # 104 YEAS 38 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 38100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 67

PASSED ROLL CALL # 106 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

Data on Open States is automatically collected nightly from the official website of the Michigan Legislature. If you notice any errors, feel free to contact us or verify that the data matches the official sources below.