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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 430 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

  • HB 4257

    Traffic control; traffic regulation; gross vehicle weight limits; modify to 80,000 pounds. Amends secs. 719 & 722 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.719 & 257.722).

  • HB 4258

    Insurance; no-fault; rates; prohibit premium increase for repair claims based on damages caused by certain road conditions. Amends 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.100 - 500.8302) by adding sec. 2111f.

  • HB 4240

    History and arts; historic sites; First Amendment and Second Amendment monuments on the capitol grounds; provide for. Amends sec. 6 of 2013 PA 240 (MCL 4.1946).

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  • HB 4242

    Financial institutions; money transmitters; posting of fees and rates for money orders and other money transmission services; require. Amends 2006 PA 250 (MCL 487.1001 - 487.1047) by adding sec. 35.

  • HR 21

    A resolution to memorialize the Congress of the United States to reinstate funding for the Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Repository.

  • HR 20

    A resolution to encourage the Michigan Department of Education to allow local school districts the option to hold fundraisers, such as bake sales, during school hours that involve food that may not meet the new federal school nutrition standards.

Recent Votes

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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