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Jim Townsend

Democratic — Representative — District 26
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014

Jim Townsend represents House District 26 in the Michigan House, is a member of four committees, and is the primary sponsor of 424 bills.

2010 123380.0
2012 111995.05

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • 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

  • HB 5820

    Courts; juries; jury pool selection process; revise. Amends secs. 1304, 1312 & 1321 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.1304 et seq.) & adds secs. 1301c, 1310a & 1310b. TIE BAR WITH: HB 5819'14

  • HB 5798

    Liquor; other; powdered alcohol, conditional licenses, and brand logoed items; prohibit and clarify. Amends secs. 105, 525 & 609 of 1998 PA 58 (MCL 436.1105 et seq.) & adds sec. 914a.

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  • HB 5804

    Civil rights; general discrimination; sexual orientation and gender identity or expression; include as categories protected under the Elliott-Larsen civil rights act. Amends title & secs. 102, 103, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207, 209, 302, 302a, 402, 502, 504, 505 & 506 of 1976 PA 453 (MCL 37.2102 et seq.).

  • HJR LL

    Legislature; other; budget process; require legislature to present and the governor to sign all general appropriation bills 30 days before the start of a fiscal period and require forfeiture of salaries of the governor, lieutenant governor, and legislators for failure to present or sign these bills by that date. Amends sec. 31, art. IV & adds sec. 55, art. IV of the state constitution.

  • HB 5774

    Environmental protection; landfills; disposal of radioactive fracking waste in landfills; prohibit. Amends sec. 11514 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.11514) & adds sec. 11105a.

Recent Votes

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HB 5466

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 471 Yeas 98 Nays 10

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9890.0
•••No: 109.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5465

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 470 Yeas 104 Nays 4

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10496.0
•••No: 43.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5472

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 464 Yeas 108 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 108100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5464

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 466 Yeas 105 Nays 3

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10597.0
•••No: 32.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5473

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 467 Yeas 106 Nays 2

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10698.0
•••No: 21.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5511

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 468 Yeas 105 Nays 3

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10597.0
•••No: 32.0
•••Other: 00.0
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