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John Kivela

Democratic — Representative — District 109
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  • 2013-2014

John Kivela represents House District 109 in the Michigan House, is a member of three committees, and is the primary sponsor of 268 bills.

2012 35069.0

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News and Blog Coverage

Capitol Recap for the Week of Dec. 1, 2014

In order to keep you and your neighbors better informed about the legislation we discuss, I am posting the agenda for any scheduled committee meetings at the beginning of the week and an update with any votes that were taken that week in committee or on the House floor. I ...

Capitol Update for the Week of Dec. 1, 2014

In order to help make our state government more transparent and accessible to my constituents, each week that there is session I am going to post to my website a synopsis of the work each House committee will do for the week. This will include the time and location for ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • HR 434

    A resolution to urge the Governor to increase the energy efficiency of current and future state buildings by using bio-based, low carbon-intensity building materials and by requiring that state buildings meet standards from a credible green building rating system that gives equal weight to forest certification programs.

  • HB 5963

    Traffic control; speed restrictions; speed limit law; modify to exclude certain pickup trucks from posted speed limit and to exclude certain speed limit violations from master driving record. Amends secs. 721 & 732 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.721 & 257.732).

  • HB 5968

    Energy; alternative sources; programs for electric generation by customers; expand. Amends title, heading of pt. 5 & secs. 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 21, 23, 25, 27, 29, 31, 33, 39, 45, 49, 173, 175, 177 & 179 of 2008 PA 295 (MCL 460.1003 et seq.).

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  • HR 430

    A resolution to urge the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to reverse its recent acceptance of the Midcontinent Independent System Operator’s proposed system support resource cost allocation tariff that would allocate approximately 99.5 percent of costs to utility customers in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and to divide the costs in a more equitable manner

  • HB 5913

    Transportation; other; reference to motor bus transportation act; revise to commercial passenger transportation act in 2012 PA 341. Amends sec. 1 of 2012 PA 341 (MCL 474.31). TIE BAR WITH: HB 5908'14

  • HB 5891

    State financing and management; purchasing; procurement contract for services cancellation protocols; establish. Amends 1984 PA 431 (MCL 18.1101 - 18.1594) by adding sec. 280.

Recent Votes

HB 5560

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 610 Yeas 62 Nays 47

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6256.0
•••No: 4743.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4927

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 616 Yeas 60 Nays 49

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 6055.0
•••No: 4944.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5958

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 615 Yeas 59 Nays 50

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 5954.0
•••No: 5045.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5095

passed Roll Call # 635 Yeas 83 Nays 27

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 8375.0
•••No: 2724.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 113

passed Roll Call # 619 Yeas 93 Nays 16

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9385.0
•••No: 1614.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 1103

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 637 Yeas 73 Nays 37

Legislator Vote: No

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