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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 249 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 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 ...

Capitol Recap for the Week of May 12, 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 12, 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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  • HB 5738

    Sales tax; exemptions; sales tax holiday for back-to-school clothing and school supplies; provide for. Amends 1933 PA 167 (MCL 205.51 - 205.78) by adding sec. 4ff.

  • HB 5706

    Local government; other; collection of fees for emergency police or fire services or emergency ambulance and inhalator services at motor vehicle accidents; prohibit. Amends sec. 6a of 1951 PA 33 (MCL 51.806a).

  • 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.

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  • HR 390

    A resolution to urge the U.S. Department of Defense to provide toll-free calling to active duty military men and women serving overseas, so that they may call family members in the U.S. without cost.

  • HB 5651

    Health; other; experimental therapies for certain individuals; facilitate use. Creates new act.

  • HB 5646

    Agriculture; weights and measures; authority for establishing inspection fees; modify, and establish fees. Amends secs. 10a & 10b of 1964 PA 283 (MCL 290.610a & 290.610b).

Recent Votes

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HB 5045

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 449 Yeas 103 Nays 5

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10395.0
•••No: 54.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 92

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 448 Yeas 101 Nays 7

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10193.0
•••No: 76.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 817

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 415 Yeas 110 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 110100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 484

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 434 Yeas 61 Nays 49

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6155.0
•••No: 4944.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4465

Senate amendment(s) concurred in Roll Call # 446 Yeas 89 Nays 21

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 8980.0
•••No: 2119.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 756

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 412 Yeas 110 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

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

Data on Open States is automatically collected nightly from the official website of the Michigan Legislature. If you notice any errors, feel free to contact us or verify that the data matches the official sources below.