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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 593 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

Media

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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

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  • HR 115

    A resolution to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

  • HB 4791

    Education; school districts; policy regulating social media interaction between students and employees; require school districts to adopt and implement. Amends 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1 - 380.1852) by adding sec. 1319.

  • HB 4760

    Animals; dogs; commercial breeding kennels; regulate. Amends 1919 PA 339 (MCL 287.261 - 287.290) by adding sec. 10a. TIE BAR WITH: HB 4761'15

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  • HJR Y

    Legislature; sessions; unicameral nonpartisan legislature; provide for. Amends sec. 9, art. II, sec. 8, art. III, secs. 1, 7, 8, 11, 12, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 24, 26, 27, 29, 30, 31, 33, 37, 43, 53 & 54, art. IV, secs. 2, 3, 6, 7, 13, 18, 20, 25, 26, 28 & 29, art. V, secs. 1 & 25, art. VI, sec. 6, art. VIII, secs. 15 & 27, art. IX, sec. 5, art. X, secs. 5 & 7, art. XI & secs. 1 & 3, art. XII; adds sec. 1a to art. IV & a schedule & temp. provisions & repeals secs. 2, 3, 4, 6 & 21, art. IV of the state constitution.

  • HB 4761

    Animals; dogs; puppy protection act; create. Creates new act. TIE BAR WITH: HB 4760'15

  • HB 4764

    Insurance; health benefits; Abortion Insurance Opt-Out Act; repeal. Repeals 2013 PA 182 (MCL 550.541 - 550.551).

Recent Votes

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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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