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Pat Somerville

Republican — Representative — District 23
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Pat Somerville represents House District 23 in the Michigan House, is a member of four committees, and is the primary sponsor of 423 bills.

2010 27549.75
2012 73881.39

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

  • Capitol Office:

    S0787 Anderson House Office Building
    124 North Capitol Avenue
    Lansing, MI 48933
    Phone: 5173730855



News and Blog Coverage

Townsend Retirement Tax Reform Would Prevent Tax Increases on Surviving Spouses

LANSING — Bipartisan backed legislation introduced by State Rep. Jim Townsend (D-Royal Oak), House Bill 4124, would ensure surviving spouses are not subjected to a tax increase as a result of the loss of their loved one. “I view this legislation as resolving an unintended consequence that can occur in ...

Capitol Update for the Week of Sept. 29, 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

  • HB 4240

    History and arts; historic sites; First Amendment and Second Amendment monuments on the capitol grounds; provide for. Amends sec. 6 of 2013 PA 240 (MCL 4.1946).

  • HB 4241

    Health; abortion; performing an abortion without first determining whether there is a detectable heartbeat; prohibit except in an emergency. Amends secs. 17015 & 17515 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.17015 & 333.17515) & adds sec. 17015b.

  • HB 4238

    Property tax; exemptions; exemption for spouses of veterans; allow. Amends sec. 7b of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.7b).

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  • HB 4225

    Highways; construction and repair; database for all road and bridge projects; establish. Amends 1951 PA 51 (MCL 247.651 - 247.675) by adding sec. 11g.

  • HB 4200

    Individual income tax; rate; rate reduction; provide for. Amends sec. 51 of 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.51).

  • HB 4201

    Property tax; millage; revenue from millage returned back to community; clarify. Creates new act.

Recent Votes

HB 4154

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 21 Yeas 87 Nays 22

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 8779.0
•••No: 2220.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4156

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 23 Yeas 89 Nays 20

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 8981.0
•••No: 2018.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4152

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 19 Yeas 87 Nays 22

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 8779.0
•••No: 2220.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4151

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 18 Yeas 80 Nays 29

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 8073.0
•••No: 2926.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4155

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 22 Yeas 88 Nays 21

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 8880.0
•••No: 2119.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4153

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 20 Yeas 85 Nays 24

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 8577.0
•••No: 2422.0
•••Other: 00.0
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