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Frederick Durhal Jr.

Democratic — Representative — District 5
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014

Frederick Durhal Jr. represents House District 5 in the Michigan House, is a member of one committee, and is the primary sponsor of 703 bills.

2002 6410.0
2008 35462.55
2010 35845.0
2012 8950.0

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



News and Blog Coverage

Detroit Wins DEQ Drinking Water Grant

LANSING - State Senator Fred Durhal (D-Detroit) shared the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality’s news today that Detroit has been awarded a $50,000 grant to protect the city’s drinking water. The Source Water Protection Grant Program safeguards public water supply systems by providing communities with matching grant financial assistance to ...

Capitol Recap for the Week of May 19, 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 ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • HB 5857

    Civil rights; sex discrimination and harassment; ethnic intimidation; expand to include intimidation or hate crimes based on age, physical disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity or expression. Amends sec. 147b of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.147b).

  • HB 5843

    Legislature; other; distribution of state flags to eligible legislators' survivors; allow. Creates new act.

  • HB 5852

    Education; public school academies; restrictions on issuing contracts for any new charter schools or approving any new charter school campuses; provide for. Amends secs. 502, 503, 504, 522, 524, 552, 553, 556 & 1311d of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.502 et seq.) & adds secs. 502b, 522b, 552b & 1311n.

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  • HB 5831

    Taxation; administration; disclosure of certain tax-exempt property; provide for. Amends sec. 28 of 1941 PA 122 (MCL 205.28).

  • HR 414

    A resolution to declare October 2014 as Breast Cancer Detection Awareness Month in the state of Michigan.

  • HB 5819

    Courts; juries; names and addresses of taxpayers; allow to be given to jury boards for purposes of selecting juror pools. Amends sec. 28 of 1941 PA 122 (MCL 205.28). TIE BAR WITH: HB 5820'14

Recent Votes

HB 5419

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 497 Yeas 91 Nays 17

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9184.0
•••No: 1715.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5412

passed by 2/3 vote; given immediate effect Roll Call # 501 Yeas 108 Nays 1

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10899.0
•••No: 10.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5444

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 503 Yeas 108 Nays 1

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10899.0
•••No: 10.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 857

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 504 Yeas 108 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 108100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5097

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 500 Yeas 97 Nays 12

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9788.0
•••No: 1211.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5798

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 498 Yeas 103 Nays 6

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10394.0
•••No: 65.0
•••Other: 00.0
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