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Tonya Schuitmaker

Republican — Senator — District 26
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Tonya Schuitmaker represents Senate District 26 in the Michigan Senate, is a member of eight committees, and is the primary sponsor of 850 bills.

2004 108509.59
2006 40544.52
2008 88318.74
2010 412953.66
2012 59121.0

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

  • Capitol Office:

    405 Farnum Office Building
    125 West Allegan Street
    Lansing, MI 48933
    Phone: 517-373-0793
    Fax: 517-373-5607

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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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  • SR 194

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

  • SB 1027

    Criminal procedure; sex offender registration; sex offender working at or volunteering for an organization that works with individuals less than 18 years of age or sexual assault victims; prohibit. Amends sec. 34 of 1994 PA 295 (MCL 28.734).

  • SB 1022

    Law enforcement; other; establish process and liability exemption for certain information disclosed by former employing law enforcement agency to a law enforcement agency seeking to hire a law enforcement officer; provide for. Amends 1965 PA 203 (MCL 28.601 - 28.616) by adding secs. 9e & 9f.

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  • SB 1023

    Human services; fraud; Medicaid false claim act; modify to comply with federal law. Amends secs. 2, 7, 10a, 10c & 12 of 1977 PA 72 (MCL 400.602 et seq.).

  • SB 1024

    Health; pharmaceuticals; access to the Michigan automated prescription system (MAPS) for certain health care payment and benefit providers; remove sunset and revise the commission with which the department consults when promulgating certain rules. Amends sec. 7333a of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.7333a).

  • SB 1015

    Health occupations; health care professionals; licensure program for practice of applied behavioral analysis (ABA); establish. Amends 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.1101 - 333.25211) by adding sec. 16343a & pt. 182A. TIE BAR WITH: SB 1016'16

Recent Votes

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SB 936

PASSED ROLL CALL # 463 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 37100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5562

PASSED; GIVEN IMMEDIATE EFFECT ROLL CALL # 441 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 37100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 946

PASSED ROLL CALL # 470 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 37100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 940

PASSED ROLL CALL # 459 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 37100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5442

PASSED; GIVEN IMMEDIATE EFFECT ROLL CALL # 439 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 37100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4933

PASSED; GIVEN IMMEDIATE EFFECT ROLL CALL # 442 YEAS 36 NAYS 1 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3697.0
•••No: 12.0
•••Other: 00.0
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Sources

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