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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 276 bills.

2012 83226.21

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

  • Capitol Office:

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

Media

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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 4244

    Torts; premises liability; liability for recreational user; include aviation activities. Amends sec. 73301 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.73301).

  • HB 4243

    State; symbol; English; establish as official state language. Creates new act.

  • HB 4204

    Human services; children's services; reference to "crippled children"; revise to "children and youth with special health care needs". Amends sec. 55 of 1939 PA 280 (MCL 400.55). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4205'15

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  • HB 4216

    Individual income tax; collections; certain percentage of net revenue collected; earmark for the state trunk line fund. Amends sec. 51 of 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.51).

  • HB 4195

    Economic development; other; Michigan early stage venture corporation entering new investments or creating additional venture funds; prohibit. Amends secs. 15, 17 & 19 of 2003 PA 296 (MCL 125.2245 et seq.).

  • HB 4158

    State financing and management; bonds; credit rating for issuance of a security to pay off unfunded pension or postemployment health care liability and sunset date; revise. Amends sec. 518 of 2001 PA 34 (MCL 141.2518).

Recent Votes

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SB 35

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 17 Yeas 81 Nays 29

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 8173.0
•••No: 2926.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 34

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 16 Yeas 76 Nays 34

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 7669.0
•••No: 3430.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4076

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 12 Yeas 110 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 110100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4160

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 14 Yeas 95 Nays 15

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9586.0
•••No: 1513.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4161

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 15 Yeas 108 Nays 2

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10898.0
•••No: 21.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4159

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 13 Yeas 89 Nays 21

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 8980.0
•••No: 2119.0
•••Other: 00.0
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Sources

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