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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 446 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 4262

    Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for crime of carrying a concealed weapon in a prohibited place; enact. Amends sec. 11b, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.11b). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4261'15

  • HB 4261

    Weapons; firearms; weapon-free zones; amend concealed weapon act to include libraries. Amends sec. 5o of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.425o).

  • HB 4233

    Law enforcement; local police; high-speed chase policy; modify. Creates new act.

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  • HB 4232

    State agencies (existing); civil rights; investigation and report of certain deaths caused by law enforcement officers; require of department of civil rights. Amends sec. 602 of 1976 PA 453 (MCL 37.2602).

  • HB 4238

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

  • HR 19

    A resolution to urge the Congress of the United States to normalize relations with the Cuban government and lift the current embargo and other trade barriers with the Republic of Cuba.

Recent Votes

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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: No

•••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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