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Henry Yanez

Democratic — Representative — District 25
Available Terms:
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Henry Yanez represents House District 25 in the Michigan House, is a member of two committees, and is the primary sponsor of 271 bills.

2012 59229.88

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  • Capitol Office:

    S0789 Anderson House Office Building
    124 North Capitol Avenue
    Lansing, MI 48933
    Phone: 5173732275



News and Blog Coverage

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 ...

Yanez Bill Would Save State Money on May Special Election

LANSING - State Representative Henry Yanez (Sterling Heights) is introducing legislation that will allow the state to save money in the upcoming May special election by consolidating certain voting precincts. Having fewer precincts would help trim administrative costs communities and the state incur in an election. “We have to be ...

Yanez Responds to Snyder's State of the State Address

LANSING - State Representative Henry Yanez (D-Sterling Heights), in response to Gov. Rick Snyder’s State of the State Address, said that the Legislature needs to focus on making Michigan’s economy work for everyone. Snyder failed to adequately address the looming budget deficit, caused by massive tax breaks and incentives to ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • HCR 6

    A concurrent resolution to disapprove Executive Order No. 2015-4, creating the Department of Health and Human Services.

  • HB 4416

    Liquor; retail sales; sale, use, or possession of powdered alcohol; prohibit. Amends 1998 PA 58 (MCL 436.1101 - 436.2303) by adding sec. 914a.

  • HB 4386

    Insurance; no-fault; catastrophic claims association; revise membership, require annual audit, make subject to open meeting act and freedom of information act, and provide for other general amendments. Amends secs. 134 & 3104 of 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.134 & 500.3104). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4387'15

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  • HB 4371

    Education; attendance; religious holiday absences; prohibit from counting against a student's attendance record for purposes of awards. Amends 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1 - 380.1852) by adding sec. 1566.

  • HR 42

    A resolution to declare March 2015 as Brain Injury Awareness Month in the state of Michigan.

  • HB 4387

    Civil rights; open meetings; catastrophic claims association; make subject to open meetings act. Amends secs. 2 & 3 of 1976 PA 267 (MCL 15.262 & 15.263). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4386'15

Recent Votes

SB 55

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 43 Yeas 110 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 110100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 54

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 42 Yeas 110 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 110100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 53

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 44 Yeas 73 Nays 37

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 7366.0
•••No: 3733.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4015

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 45 Yeas 70 Nays 40

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 7063.0
•••No: 4036.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4295

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 46 Yeas 90 Nays 20

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 9081.0
•••No: 2018.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4054

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 41 Yeas 106 Nays 3

Legislator Vote: Yes

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