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David Rutledge

Democratic — Representative — District 54
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

David Rutledge represents House District 54 in the Michigan House, is a member of three committees, and is the primary sponsor of 434 bills.

1998 8830.54
2004 13500.0
2010 38926.16
2012 25765.0

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

  • Capitol Office:

    S0988 Anderson House Office Building
    124 North Capitol Avenue
    Lansing, MI 48933
    Phone: 5173731771

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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 ...

Washtenaw Reps. Take Oath of Office for 98th Legislative Session

LANSING � State Representatives Gretchen Driskell (D-Saline), Jeff Irwin (D-Ann Arbor),David E. Rutledge (D-Ypsilanti) andAdam F. Zemke (D-Ann Arbor)took their oath of office today, starting their next terms in the Michigan House of Representatives. Reps. Driskell and Zemke will be starting their second term after a very active first two ...

Washtenaw Reps. Take Oath of Office for 98th Legislative Session

LANSING � State Representatives Gretchen Driskell (D-Saline), Jeff Irwin (D-Ann Arbor),David E. Rutledge (D-Ypsilanti) andAdam F. Zemke (D-Ann Arbor)took their oath of office today, starting their next terms in the Michigan House of Representatives. Reps. Driskell and Zemke will be starting their second term after a very active first two ...

Greimel Announces Leadership Positions

LANSING � House Democratic Leader Tim Greimel (D-Auburn Hills) announced today who will fill a number of leadership positions for the 2015-2016 legislative session. �This outstanding Democratic Leadership team will help to shape public policy in a positive way for Michigan�s families, kids and seniors,� said Greimel. �I�m proud to ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • HB 4124

    Individual income tax; retirement or pension benefits; limitations and restrictions on retirement income deduction for a surviving spouse; clarify. Amends sec. 30 of 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.30).

  • HB 4117

    Insurance; no-fault; rates; prohibit rates based on credit history, education, occupation, or residency. Amends secs. 2027, 2111 & 2151 of 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.2027 et seq.) & adds sec. 2027a.

  • HB 4116

    Insurance; no-fault; reimbursement process for overcharges to policyholders; provide for. Amends 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.100 - 500.8302) by adding sec. 2132.

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  • HB 4060

    Higher education; state universities; acceptance of an American council on education transcript; allow, and clarify transferable credits. Amends 1979 PA 94 (MCL 388.1601 - 388.1896) by adding sec. 275b.

  • HB 4054

    Mobile homes; other; health and safety violations; provide for remedies and require posting of financial assurance. Amends secs. 2, 4, 16, 17, 43 & 48 of 1987 PA 96 (MCL 125.2302 et seq.) & adds secs. 48b & 50.

  • HB 5975

    Courts; juries; jurors; expand juror qualification criteria to include certain felons who have completed their terms of imprisonment and parole. Amends sec. 1307a of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.1307a).

Recent Votes

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HR 2

Roll Call # 2 Yeas 109 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 109100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HR 3

Roll Call # 3 Yeas 109 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 109100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5560

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 610 Yeas 62 Nays 47

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6256.0
•••No: 4743.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4927

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 616 Yeas 60 Nays 49

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 6055.0
•••No: 4944.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5958

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 615 Yeas 59 Nays 50

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 5954.0
•••No: 5045.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5095

passed Roll Call # 635 Yeas 83 Nays 27

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 8375.0
•••No: 2724.0
•••Other: 00.0
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