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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 544 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 92

    A resolution to declare May 24-30, 2015, as Invisible Illness Awareness Week in the state of Michigan.

  • HR 94

    A resolution to declare May 2015 as Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month in the state of Michigan.

  • HR 93

    A resolution to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Head Start.

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  • HR 90

    A resolution to declare May 17-23, 2015, as Michigan Week in the state of Michigan.

  • HR 91

    A resolution to declare May 2015 as Foster Care Awareness Month in the state of Michigan.

  • HR 88

    A resolution urging the United States Supreme Court to continue its critical role in protecting citizens' rights under the Fourteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution and urging the states to express support for the Fourteenth Amendment.

Recent Votes

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HB 4449

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 191 Yeas 106 Nays 3

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10697.0
•••No: 32.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4496

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 188 Yeas 108 Nays 1

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10899.0
•••No: 10.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4444

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 190 Yeas 57 Nays 52

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 5752.0
•••No: 5247.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4391

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 193 Yeas 61 Nays 48

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 6155.0
•••No: 4844.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4455

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 187 Yeas 95 Nays 14

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9587.0
•••No: 1412.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4470

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 192 Yeas 79 Nays 30

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 7972.0
•••No: 3027.0
•••Other: 00.0
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Sources

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