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Jim Townsend

Democratic — Representative — District 26
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Jim Townsend represents House District 26 in the Michigan House, is a member of three committees, and is the primary sponsor of 546 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.

  • Capitol Office:

    N0790 Anderson House Office Building
    124 North Capitol Avenue
    Lansing, MI 48933
    Phone: 5173733818

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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 ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • HB 4841

    Children; foster care; foster care licensees with state contracts to provide services to all applicants; require. Amends secs. 14e & 14f of 1973 PA 116 (MCL 722.124e & 722.124f).

  • HB 4842

    Human services; children's services; adoption and foster care licensees with state contacts to provide services to all applicants; require. Amends sec. 5a of 1939 PA 280 (MCL 400.5a). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4840'15, HB 4841'15

  • HB 4840

    Children; adoption; requirement for adoption licensees with state contracts to provide services to all applicants; provide for. Amends sec. 23g, ch. X of 1939 PA 288 (MCL 710.23g). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4841'15

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  • HB 4819

    Labor; collective bargaining; collective bargaining rights; revise to restore former provisions. Amends secs. 1, 2, 8, 14, 17 & 22 of 1939 PA 176 (MCL 423.1 et seq.).

  • HB 4800

    Legislature; apportionment; citizens redistricting commission; create. Create new act & repeals (See bill).

  • HB 4820

    Labor; collective bargaining; requirement for agency fee for nonunion members; allow in bargaining agreements and as condition of employment in public sector. Amends secs. 9, 10 & 15 of 1947 PA 336 (MCL 423.209 et seq.).

Recent Votes

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HB 4711

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 294 Yeas 105 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 105100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4709

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 292 Yeas 105 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 105100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4248

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 288 Yeas 105 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 105100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4501

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 291 Yeas 104 Nays 1

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10499.0
•••No: 10.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4250

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 290 Yeas 105 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 105100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4710

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 293 Yeas 105 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 105100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
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Sources

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