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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 256 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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  • 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.

  • HR 411

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

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  • 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.

  • HB 5778

    Education; curriculum; genocide education; provide for. Amends secs. 1278 & 1279g of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1278 & 380.1279g) & adds sec. 1168.

Recent Votes

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HB 4638

Roll Call # 546 Yeas 103 Nays 4

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10396.0
•••No: 43.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4640

Roll Call # 547 Yeas 103 Nays 4

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10396.0
•••No: 43.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5385

Roll Call # 548 Yeas 104 Nays 3

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10497.0
•••No: 32.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 861

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 530 Yeas 107 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 107100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 205

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 523 Yeas 107 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 107100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5792

passed Roll Call # 535 Yeas 107 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 107100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
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Sources

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