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Margaret O'Brien

Republican — Representative — District 61
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014

Margaret O'Brien represents House District 61 in the Michigan House, is a member of five committees, and is the primary sponsor of 435 bills.

2008 31725.88
2010 44029.89
2012 42681.31

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

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My Thoughts for the Michigan State Senate in the 2014 Election

For the past several sessions, and especially since the 2010 election with its rightward shift, the Michigan State Senate has been a conservative Republican bastion. Currently it has 26 Republican senators and only twelve Democrats; in addition, beginning next year, term-limited Democrat Glenn Anderson's southeast Michigan district (old SD-6) has ...

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • HB 5751

    Occupations; other; use of certain military experience as the basis for licensure; authorize for boiler installer, boiler repairer, and boiler special inspector. Amends secs. 2 & 13d of 1965 PA 290 (MCL 408.752 & 408.763d).

  • HR 404

    A resolution to urge the United States Supreme Court to clarify whether its holding in Miller v. Alabama applies retroactively.

  • HB 5742

    Insurance; health; distribution and use of autism coverage fund revenue; modify. Amends 2012 PA 101 (MCL 550.1831 - 550.1841) by adding sec. 8.

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  • HR 396

    A resolution to condemn Boko Haram for its violent attacks on civilian targets and support efforts by the President and the Congress of the United States to assist the Nigerian government in the safe return of the abducted women and girls in Nigeria, to prevent further attacks, and to promote the human rights of women and girls in Nigeria.

  • HB 5680

    Cities; home rule; definition of public nudity; clarify that it does not include breastfeeding or expressing of breast milk. Amends sec. 5h of 1909 PA 279 (MCL 117.5h). TIE BAR WITH: HB 5678'14, HB 5679'14, HB 5681'14

  • HB 5681

    Villages; general law; definition of public nudity; clarify that it does not include breastfeeding or expressing of breast milk. Amends sec. 1, ch. VII of 1895 PA 3 (MCL 67.1). TIE BAR WITH: HB 5678'14, HB 5679'14, HB 5680'14

Recent Votes

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HB 5338

passed Roll Call # 461 Yeas 104 Nays 2

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10498.0
•••No: 21.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5341

passed Roll Call # 462 Yeas 96 Nays 10

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9690.0
•••No: 109.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5233

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 463 Yeas 93 Nays 13

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9387.0
•••No: 1312.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4814

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 452 Yeas 109 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 109100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 758

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 455 Yeas 97 Nays 13

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9788.0
•••No: 1311.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 960

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 460 Yeas 110 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 110100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
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Sources

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