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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 790 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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  • SB 778

    Health; pharmaceuticals; dispensing opioid antagonist pursuant to a standing order; allow under certain circumstances. Amends secs. 7422, 17708 & 17757 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.7422 et seq.) & adds sec. 17744e.

  • SR 142

    A resolution to commemorate February 7-14, 2016, as Congenital Heart Disease Awareness Week and February 12, 2016, as Ruby Jane Day.

  • SB 770

    Health occupations; physicians; physicians failing to report to MAPS prescriptions of any schedule II-V substances; require to attend certain classes. Amends sec. 16226 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.16226). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0769'16

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  • SB 769

    Health occupations; health care professionals; requirement to run a MAPS report on all new patients when prescribing schedule II-V drugs; provide for. Amends sec. 7303a of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.7303a). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0770'16

  • SB 771

    Crimes; controlled substances; physicians and pharmacists who wrongfully prescribe, dispense, manufacture, or distribute controlled substances; increase penalties. Amends sec. 7406 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.7406).

  • SB 772

    Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for increased penalties for physicians and pharmacists who wrongfully prescribe, dispense, manufacture, or distribute controlled substances; provide for. Amends sec. 13m, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.13m). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0771'16

Recent Votes

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HB 4455

PASSED; GIVEN IMMEDIATE EFFECT ROLL CALL # 34 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3797.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
HB 4853

PASSED; GIVEN IMMEDIATE EFFECT ROLL CALL # 35 YEAS 27 NAYS 10 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 2771.0
•••No: 1026.0
•••Other: 12.0
HB 4854

PASSED; GIVEN IMMEDIATE EFFECT ROLL CALL # 36 YEAS 33 NAYS 4 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3386.0
•••No: 410.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 644

PASSED ROLL CALL # 33 YEAS 36 NAYS 1 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3694.0
•••No: 12.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 136

PASSED ROLL CALL # 29 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3797.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 607

PASSED ROLL CALL # 30 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

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

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