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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 506 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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  • SR 180

    A resolution designating October 2014 as Breast Cancer Awareness Month in the state of Michigan.

  • SB 1066

    Transportation; funds; requirement that cities and villages bear a portion of the cost of opening, widening, and improving state trunk line highways; eliminate. Amends sec. 1c of 1951 PA 51 (MCL 247.651c).

  • SB 1065

    Animals; other; facilities accredited by the association of zoos and aquariums; exempt from certain provisions of large carnivore act. Amends sec. 22 of 2000 PA 274 (MCL 287.1122).

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  • SR 177

    A resolution designating September 11-17, 2014, as Michigan Patriot Week.

  • SB 1047

    History and arts; historic sites; second amendment monument on the capitol grounds; provide for. Amends sec. 6 of 2013 PA 240 (MCL 4.1946).

  • SB 1033

    Insurance; health; medical retainer agreements for routine health care services; define as noninsurance product. Amends 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.100 - 500.8302) by adding sec. 129.

Recent Votes

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SB 970

PASSED ROLL CALL # 540 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 1

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3797.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 935

PASSED ROLL CALL # 541 YEAS 36 NAYS 2 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 3694.0
•••No: 25.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 903

PASSED ROLL CALL # 539 YEAS 38 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 38100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 156

ROLL CALL # 542 YEAS 34 NAYS 3 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 1

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3489.0
•••No: 37.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 959

HOUSE AMENDMENT(S) CONCURRED IN ROLL CALL # 537 YEAS 37 NAYS 1 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3797.0
•••No: 12.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 960

HOUSE AMENDMENT(S) CONCURRED IN ROLL CALL # 538 YEAS 37 NAYS 1 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3797.0
•••No: 12.0
•••Other: 00.0
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Sources

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