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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 287 bills.

2012 83226.21

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  • Capitol Office:

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



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 ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • HR 50

    A resolution to urge the government of the Islamic Republic of Iran to release American citizen and Michigan resident, Amir Hekmati, after more than 1,000 days of unjust and unlawful imprisonment.

  • HJR N

    Criminal procedure; warrants; search and seizure protections; expand to include electronic communications and seizures. Amends sec. 11, art. I of the state constitution.

  • HJR M

    Legislature; sessions; sine die; establish as the Friday before the first Monday in November in an even year. Amends sec. 13, art. IV of the state constitution.

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  • HB 4370

    Individual income tax; income; limitations and restrictions on deduction of certain retirement or pension benefits, treatment of senior citizens, and the homestead property tax credit; eliminate and restore. Amends secs. 30, 520 & 522 of 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.30 et seq.).

  • HR 40

    A resolution to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the ending of the War of 1812.

  • HB 4335

    Sales tax; collections; collection of sales tax on gasoline; eliminate. Amends secs. 2, 4, 6a & 25 of 1933 PA 167 (MCL 205.52 et seq.) & adds. sec. 2c.

Recent Votes

SB 18

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 48 Yeas 108 Nays 2

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10898.0
•••No: 21.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4224

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 55 Yeas 105 Nays 5

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10595.0
•••No: 54.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 19

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 49 Yeas 109 Nays 1

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10999.0
•••No: 10.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4017

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 51 Yeas 106 Nays 4

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10696.0
•••No: 43.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4060

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 53 Yeas 110 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 110100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4193

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 54 Yeas 108 Nays 2

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10898.0
•••No: 21.0
•••Other: 00.0
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