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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 283 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

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  • 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.

  • HB 5696

    Education; employees; nondisclosure agreement concerning terms of employment; prohibit public school from requiring. Amends 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1 - 380.1852) by adding sec. 1238.

  • HB 5692

    Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines commission; restore. Amends 1927 PA 175 (MCL 760.1 - 777.69) by adding secs. 32 & 33 to ch. IX.

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  • HB 5691

    Labor; health and safety; Michigan occupational health and safety act; clarify application to unpaid workers. Amends sec. 5 of 1974 PA 154 (MCL 408.1005).

  • HR 391

    A resolution to declare July 11, 2014, as Srebrenica Remembrance Day and July 11-17, 2014, as Bosnia and Herzegovina Tribute Week in the state of Michigan.

  • HB 5693

    Elections; voting procedures; election by mail; implement. Amends sec. 726 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.726) & adds secs. 750a & 750b.

Recent Votes

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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: No

•••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: No

•••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
SB 704

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 418 Yeas 110 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 110100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 66

passed Roll Call # 445 Yeas 110 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

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

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