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John Kivela

Democratic — Representative — District 109
Available Terms:
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

John Kivela represents House District 109 in the Michigan House, is a member of three committees, and is the primary sponsor of 269 bills.

2012 35069.0

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  • Capitol Office:

    S1488 Anderson House Office Building
    124 North Capitol Avenue
    Lansing, MI 48933
    Phone: 5173730498

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News and Blog Coverage

Kivela Takes Oath of Office

LANSING â�� State Representative John Kivela (D-Marquette) took the oath of office today during the official opening of the 98th session of the Michigan House of Representatives in Lansing. Kivela represents the 109th House District, which comprisesAlger, Luce and Schoolcraft counties and most of Marquette County. “I am thankful that ...

State Rep. Robert Kosowski Names Caucus’s Assistant Whips

LANSING � State Representative and House Democratic Whip Robert L. Kosowski (D-Westland) is pleased to announce his appointees as assistant whips. They are third-term Rep. George T. Darany (D-Dearborn), second-term Rep. John Kivela (D-Marquette) and first-term Reps. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor), Frank Liberati (D-Allen Park) andSheldon Neeley (D-Flint). �I�m grateful to ...

State Rep. Robert Kosowski Names Caucus’s Assistant Whips

LANSING � State Representative and House Democratic Whip Robert L. Kosowski (D-Westland) is pleased to announce his appointees as assistant whips. They are third-term Rep. George T. Darany (D-Dearborn), second-term Rep. John Kivela (D-Marquette) and first-term Reps. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor), Frank Liberati (D-Allen Park) andSheldon Neeley (D-Flint). �I�m grateful to ...

State Rep. Robert Kosowski Names Caucus’s Assistant Whips

LANSING � State Representative and House Democratic Whip Robert L. Kosowski (D-Westland) is pleased to announce his appointees as assistant whips. They are third-term Rep. George T. Darany (D-Dearborn), second-term Rep. John Kivela (D-Marquette) and first-term Reps. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor), Frank Liberati (D-Allen Park) andSheldon Neeley (D-Flint). �I�m grateful to ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • HB 4054

    Mobile homes; other; health and safety violations; provide for remedies and require posting of financial assurance. Amends secs. 2, 4, 16, 17, 43 & 48 of 1987 PA 96 (MCL 125.2302 et seq.) & adds secs. 48b & 50.

  • 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).

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  • 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.).

  • 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

Recent Votes

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HR 2

Roll Call # 2 Yeas 109 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 109100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HR 3

Roll Call # 3 Yeas 109 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 109100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
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
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