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Joseph Graves

Republican — Representative — District 51
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Joseph Graves represents House District 51 in the Michigan House, is a member of four committees, and is the primary sponsor of 268 bills.

2012 83226.21

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  • Capitol Office:

    S0985 Anderson House Office Building
    124 North Capitol Avenue
    Lansing, MI 48933
    Phone: 5173731780

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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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  • HB 4121

    Individual income tax; credit; credit for certain charitable contributions; restore. Amends 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.1 - 206.713) by adding secs. 253 & 254.

  • HB 4087

    Local government; other; ability to charge for sewer tap-in fees; modify. Amends 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.1101 - 333.25211) by adding sec. 12755.

  • HB 4086

    Individual income tax; deductions; deduction for retirement and pension benefits; eliminate limitations and restrictions. Amends sec. 30 of 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.30).

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  • HB 4088

    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 4060

    Higher education; state universities; acceptance of an American council on education transcript; allow, and clarify transferable credits. Amends 1979 PA 94 (MCL 388.1601 - 388.1896) by adding sec. 275b.

  • HB 4071

    Family law; child custody; requirement to file motion for change of custody or parenting time order when parent is called to active military duty; modify. Amends secs. 7 & 7a of 1970 PA 91 (MCL 722.27 & 722.27a).

Recent Votes

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HR 2

Roll Call # 2 Yeas 109 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 109100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HR 3

Roll Call # 3 Yeas 109 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 109100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5560

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 610 Yeas 62 Nays 47

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 6256.0
•••No: 4743.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4927

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 616 Yeas 60 Nays 49

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6055.0
•••No: 4944.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5958

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 615 Yeas 59 Nays 50

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5954.0
•••No: 5045.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5095

passed Roll Call # 635 Yeas 83 Nays 27

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 8375.0
•••No: 2724.0
•••Other: 00.0
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Sources

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