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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 334 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

  • 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

  • HB 4779

    Elections; absent voters; absent voter ballot; allow first-time voters to utilize. Amends sec. 509t of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.509t).

  • HB 4761

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

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  • HB 4763

    Public employees and officers; state; office of state poet laureate; create. Creates new act.

  • HB 4740

    Fire; other; buildings constructed of lightweight materials; require sign or symbol to notify firefighters. Amends sec. 3e of 1941 PA 207 (MCL 29.3e).

  • 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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