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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 two committees, and is the primary sponsor of 310 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 4475

    Taxation; administration; reporting and disclosure of mega credits; provide for. Amends sec. 28 of 1941 PA 122 (MCL 205.28).

  • HB 4450

    Torts; liability; emergency care under the Michigan boxing and mixed martial arts act; provide protection from liability. Amends 1963 PA 17 (MCL 691.1501 - 691.1507) by adding sec. 1508.

  • HB 4426

    Traffic control; violations; assessment of points for certain speeding violations; modify, and make other revisions. Amends secs. 320a, 606, 608, 609 & 610 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.320a et seq.). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4423'15, HB 4424'15, HB 4425'15

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  • HR 51

    A resolution to declare April 14, 2015, as Pay Equity Day in the state of Michigan.

  • HJR M

    Legislature; sessions; sine die; establish as the Friday before the first Monday in November in an even year. Amends sec. 13, art. IV of the state constitution.

  • HB 4374

    Family law; marriage and divorce; prohibition on same-sex marriage; remove. Amends secs. 2, 3 & 9 of 1846 RS 83 (MCL 551.2 et seq.) & repeals secs. 1 & 4 of 1846 RS 83 (MCL 551.1 & 551.4). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4375'15, HJR L'15

Recent Votes

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SB 12

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 62 Yeas 82 Nays 28

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 8274.0
•••No: 2825.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4274

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 66 Yeas 93 Nays 17

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9384.0
•••No: 1715.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4271

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 63 Yeas 93 Nays 17

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9384.0
•••No: 1715.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4276

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 67 Yeas 93 Nays 17

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9384.0
•••No: 1715.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4385

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 68 Yeas 94 Nays 16

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9485.0
•••No: 1614.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4273

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 65 Yeas 93 Nays 17

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9384.0
•••No: 1715.0
•••Other: 00.0
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