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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 516 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 1110

    Education; curriculum; high school diploma endorsement in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM); provide for. Amends 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1 - 380.1852) by adding sec. 1278d. TIE BAR WITH: SB 1109'14

  • SB 1109

    Education; curriculum; high school diploma endorsement in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM); direct department of education to issue for certain pupils. Amends 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1 - 380.1852) by adding sec. 1278e. TIE BAR WITH: SB 1110'14

  • SB 1108

    Veterans; benefits; service bonus for certain Vietnam veterans; expand eligibility. Amends sec. 2 of 1974 PA 370 (MCL 35.1022).

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  • SB 1100

    Sales tax; other; requirement for use of certain anti-sales suppression devices for certain entities; provide for. Amends sec. 18 of 1933 PA 167 (MCL 205.68).

  • SCR 24

    A concurrent resolution of tribute offered as a memorial for George C. Steeh, former member of the Senate and the House of Representatives.

  • SB 1084

    Administrative procedure; rules; review of rules by JCAR; provide procedures for rules submitted at end of legislative session. Amends sec. 45a of 1969 PA 306 (MCL 24.245a).

Recent Votes

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SB 1100

PASSED ROLL CALL # 678 YEAS 31 NAYS 5 EXCUSED 2 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 3181.0
•••No: 513.0
•••Other: 25.0
SB 281

PASSED ROLL CALL # 658 YEAS 30 NAYS 6 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 1

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 3078.0
•••No: 615.0
•••Other: 25.0
SB 844

PASSED ROLL CALL # 673 YEAS 25 NAYS 11 EXCUSED 2 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 2565.0
•••No: 1128.0
•••Other: 25.0
SB 1097

PASSED ROLL CALL # 676 YEAS 36 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 2 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 3694.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 25.0
SB 1039

PASSED ROLL CALL # 664 YEAS 31 NAYS 5 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 1

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3181.0
•••No: 513.0
•••Other: 25.0
SB 1088

PASSED ROLL CALL # 668 YEAS 35 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 2 NOT VOTING 1

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 3592.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 37.0
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Sources

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