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David Nathan

Democratic — Representative — District 8
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014

David Nathan represents House District 8 in the Michigan House, is a member of three committees, and is the primary sponsor of 251 bills.

2008 22747.48
2010 48734.32
2012 44645.89

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News and Blog Coverage

Statement from state Representative David E. Nathan (D-Detroit) on the governor’s declaration of a state of emergency in Southeast Michigan:

�This afternoon, Gov. Rick Snyder issued a state of emergency for Southeast Michigan. State and local governments are currently working to assess the level of damage throughout their communities while working in conjunction with the governor�s office to take necessary action to request activation of assistance programs. �Those who have ...

Rep. Nathan Offers Assistance in Wake of Major Flood

State Representative David E. Nathan (D-Detroit) announced today that his office is open to provide assistance to any resident of House District 8 following yesterday�s devastating flood in metro Detroit. He also stated that he is pleased with the way the city of Detroit has handled the crisis, and applauds ...

Capitol Recap for the Week of June 2, 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

  • HR 406

    A resolution to urge the President and Congress of the United States to close the federal tax loophole encouraging "tax inversions" by U.S. corporations.

  • HR 391

    A resolution to declare July 11, 2014, as Srebrenica Remembrance Day and July 11-17, 2014, as Bosnia and Herzegovina Tribute Week in the state of Michigan.

  • HB 5697

    Insurance; health benefits; Abortion Insurance Opt-Out Act; repeal. Repeals 2013 PA 182 (MCL 550.541 - 550.551).

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  • HR 378

    A resolution to urge all Michigan citizens to observe Memorial Day and to recognize and contemplate the true spirit of the holiday by remembering those brave and courageous souls who have laid down their lives in defense of our nation.

  • HR 358

    A resolution to declare May 10, 2014, as Train Day in the state of Michigan.

  • HR 355

    A resolution to declare May 15, 2014, as Chaldean American Day in the state of Michigan.

Recent Votes

HB 5045

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 449 Yeas 103 Nays 5

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10395.0
•••No: 54.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 92

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 448 Yeas 101 Nays 7

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10193.0
•••No: 76.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 817

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 415 Yeas 110 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 110100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 484

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 434 Yeas 61 Nays 49

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 6155.0
•••No: 4944.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4465

Senate amendment(s) concurred in Roll Call # 446 Yeas 89 Nays 21

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 8980.0
•••No: 2119.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 756

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 412 Yeas 110 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 110100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
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