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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 435 bills.

2010 123380.0
2012 111995.05

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

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • HB 5883

    Transportation; funds; use of public funds for lane expansion on certain highways; prohibit. Amends 1951 PA 51 (MCL 247.651 - 247.675) by adding sec. 10q.

  • HR 423

    A resolution to urge the Governor to maximize the use of energy-efficiency measures and use LEED standards when designing, constructing, and renovating state-owned buildings.

  • HB 5859

    Natural resources; sand dunes; permits; place burden of proof on applicant, and allow local ordinances to be more protective than state law. Amends secs. 35301, 35302, 35304, 35308, 35312, 35313, 35316, 35317 & 35321 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.35301 et seq.) & repeals sec. 35311a of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.35311a).

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  • HB 5858

    Insurance; health; abortion coverage; require insurers and health maintenance organizations to offer through optional rider. Amends 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.100 - 500.8302) by adding sec. 3406t.

  • HJR MM

    Individual income tax; rate; graduated income tax; provide for. Amends sec. 7, art. IX of the state constitution.

  • 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).

Recent Votes

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HB 4638

Roll Call # 546 Yeas 103 Nays 4

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10396.0
•••No: 43.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4640

Roll Call # 547 Yeas 103 Nays 4

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10396.0
•••No: 43.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5385

Roll Call # 548 Yeas 104 Nays 3

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10497.0
•••No: 32.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 861

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 530 Yeas 107 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 107100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 205

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 523 Yeas 107 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 107100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5792

passed Roll Call # 535 Yeas 107 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 107100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
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