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Bill LaVoy

Democratic — Representative — District 17
Available Terms:
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Bill LaVoy represents House District 17 in the Michigan House, is a member of three committees, and is the primary sponsor of 586 bills.

2012 29265.0

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

  • Capitol Office:

    N0696 Anderson House Office Building
    124 North Capitol Avenue
    Lansing, MI 48933
    Phone: 5173731530



News and Blog Coverage

LaVoy Reminds Constituents About Free Fishing Weekend

MONROE � State Representative Bill LaVoy (D-Monroe) is reminding Monroe-area residents that the annual Winter Free Fishing Weekend is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 14, and Sunday, Feb. 15. This weekend, everyone, residents and nonresidents alike, can fish Michigan waters without a license, though all other fishing regulations still apply. �We ...

LaVoy Announces February Schedule for District Outreach

MONROE — State Representative Bill LaVoy (D-Monroe) has announced his schedule of district outreach hours for February along with a tentative schedule for March. LaVoy invites residents to join him to discuss their thoughts and ideas about how he can best represent and address the needs of his constituents. LaVoyâ��s ...

Townsend Retirement Tax Reform Would Prevent Tax Increases on Surviving Spouses

LANSING — Bipartisan backed legislation introduced by State Rep. Jim Townsend (D-Royal Oak), House Bill 4124, would ensure surviving spouses are not subjected to a tax increase as a result of the loss of their loved one. “I view this legislation as resolving an unintended consequence that can occur in ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • HR 110

    A resolution to declare August 2015 as Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month in the state of Michigan.

  • HB 4749

    Food; other; exemption of a prison where private contractors serve food regulated as a food establishment; remove. Amends sec. 1107 of 2000 PA 92 (MCL 289.1107). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4748'15

  • HR 113

    A resolution to declare June 28-July 4, 2015, as Aquatic Invasive Species Awareness Week in the state of Michigan.

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  • HJR V

    Legislature; legislators; term limits; repeal. Amends sec. 54, art. IV of the state constitution.

  • HR 111

    A resolution to declare July 2015 as Craft Beer Month in the state of Michigan.

  • HB 4746

    Individual income tax; deductions; public school employees residing and working within boundaries of school who employs them; provide tax incentive. Amends sec. 30 of 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.30).

Recent Votes

HB 4517

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 270 Yeas 108 Nays 1

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10899.0
•••No: 10.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 165

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 268 Yeas 96 Nays 13

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9688.0
•••No: 1311.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4327

Roll Call # 280 Yeas 61 Nays 47

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 6156.0
•••No: 4743.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4391

Roll Call # 278 Yeas 74 Nays 34

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 7468.0
•••No: 3431.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4329

Roll Call # 282 Yeas 60 Nays 48

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 6055.0
•••No: 4844.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 69

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 267 Yeas 104 Nays 5

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10495.0
•••No: 54.0
•••Other: 00.0
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