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Joseph Graves

Republican — Representative — District 51
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014

Joseph Graves represents House District 51 in the Michigan House, is a member of five committees, and is the primary sponsor of 257 bills.

2012 83226.21

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

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News and Blog Coverage

Capitol Recap for the Week of Sept. 22, 2014

In order to keep you and your neighbors better informed about the legislation we discuss, I am posting the agenda for any scheduled committee meetings at the beginning of the week and an update with any votes that were taken that week in committee or on the House floor. I ...

Capitol Update for the Week of Sept. 22, 2014

In order to help make our state government more transparent and accessible to my constituents, each week that there is session I am going to post to my website a synopsis of the work each House committee will do for the week. This will include the time and location for ...

Capitol Recap for the Week of May 19, 2014

In order to keep you and your neighbors better informed about the legislation we discuss, I am posting the agenda for any scheduled committee meetings at the beginning of the week and an update with any votes that were taken that week in committee or on the House floor. I ...

Capitol Update for the Week of May 19, 2014

In order to help make our state government more transparent and accessible to my constituents, each week that there is session I am going to post to my website a synopsis of the work each House committee will do for the week. This will include the time and location for ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • HCR 37

    A concurrent resolution to urge the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to reverse its recent acceptance of the Midcontinent Independent System Operator’s proposed system support resource cost allocation tariff that would allocate approximately 99.5 percent of costs to utility customers in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and to divide the costs in a more equitable manner.

  • SCR 24

    A concurrent resolution of tribute offered as a memorial for George C. Steeh, former member of the Senate and the House of Representatives.

  • HR 414

    A resolution to declare October 2014 as Breast Cancer Detection Awareness Month in the state of Michigan.

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  • HR 411

    A resolution to declare October 2014 as Breast Cancer Awareness Month in the state of Michigan.

  • HB 5757

    Townships; other; public notice of a special township meeting of the electors; revise to make reference to the open meetings act, and revise how township board meeting minutes are made available. Amends secs. 28 & 72a of 1846 RS 16 (MCL 41.28 & 41.72a). TIE BAR WITH: HB 5560'14

  • HR 404

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

Recent Votes

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HB 5513

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 593 Yeas 106 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 106100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5825

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 584 Yeas 107 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 107100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5680

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 588 Yeas 106 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 106100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4480

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 573 Yeas 107 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 107100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5679

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 587 Yeas 106 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 106100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 781

passed Roll Call # 577 Yeas 92 Nays 15

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9285.0
•••No: 1514.0
•••Other: 00.0
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Sources

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