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David Knezek

Democratic — Representative — District 11
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  • 2013-2014

David Knezek represents House District 11 in the Michigan House, is a member of two committees, and is the primary sponsor of 296 bills.

2012 58516.61

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News and Blog Coverage

Rep. Knezek Requests State of Emergency for SE Michigan

LANSING � State Representative David Knezek (D-Dearborn Heights) has called on Governor Rick Snyder today to declare a state of emergency in Michigan after torrential rainfall yesterday that flooded much of the region. �After Wayne County and surrounding areas received torrential rainfall yesterday, many of my communities remain underwater this ...

Rep. Knezek, Sen. Ananich Call on Congress to Protect Women’s Health Care Options

LANSING — State Representative David Knezek (D-Dearborn Heights) and state Senator Jim Ananich (D-Flint) have introduced resolutions in the Michigan House and Senate calling on Congress to act to protect employeesâ�� access to health care. The resolutions ask congressional leaders to pass the Protect Womenâ��s Health From Corporate Interference Act ...

Knezek Bill Would Re-Establish Sentencing Guidelines Commission

LANSING — State Representative David Knezek (D-Dearborn Heights) introduced House Bill 5692 today, legislation that reinstates a sentencing commission responsible for proposing reforms to the Legislature on the guidelines used by judges when determining prison sentences for criminals. â��Michigan spends more than $5 million each day on corrections; thatâ��s over ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • HB 5819

    Courts; juries; names and addresses of taxpayers; allow to be given to jury boards for purposes of selecting juror pools. Amends sec. 28 of 1941 PA 122 (MCL 205.28). TIE BAR WITH: HB 5820'14

  • HB 5822

    Records; public; transcripts and abstracts of records act; clarify fee for electronic copies. Amends sec. 1 of 1895 PA 161 (MCL 48.101).

  • HB 5820

    Courts; juries; jury pool selection process; revise. Amends secs. 1304, 1312 & 1321 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.1304 et seq.) & adds secs. 1301c, 1310a & 1310b. TIE BAR WITH: HB 5819'14

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  • HB 5817

    Individual income tax; credit; credit for expenditures by certain school teachers for certain supplies; provide for. Amends 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.1 - 206.713) by adding sec. 277.

  • HB 5798

    Liquor; other; powdered alcohol, conditional licenses, and brand logoed items; prohibit and clarify. Amends secs. 105, 525 & 609 of 1998 PA 58 (MCL 436.1105 et seq.) & adds sec. 914a.

  • HB 5804

    Civil rights; general discrimination; sexual orientation and gender identity or expression; include as categories protected under the Elliott-Larsen civil rights act. Amends title & secs. 102, 103, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207, 209, 302, 302a, 402, 502, 504, 505 & 506 of 1976 PA 453 (MCL 37.2102 et seq.).

Recent Votes

SB 918

passed Roll Call # 484 Yeas 108 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 108100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5649

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 490 Yeas 109 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 109100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 915

passed Roll Call # 480 Yeas 108 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 108100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5390

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 485 Yeas 102 Nays 6

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10294.0
•••No: 65.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5470

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 475 Yeas 96 Nays 12

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9688.0
•••No: 1211.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5391

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 486 Yeas 102 Nays 7

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10293.0
•••No: 76.0
•••Other: 00.0
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