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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 333 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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  • HR 91

    A resolution to declare May 2015 as Foster Care Awareness Month in the state of Michigan.

  • HR 88

    A resolution urging the United States Supreme Court to continue its critical role in protecting citizens' rights under the Fourteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution and urging the states to express support for the Fourteenth Amendment.

  • HR 87

    A resolution to urge the President and Congress of the United States to take action to halt the illegal dumping of foreign steel into the U.S. market.

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  • HB 4598

    Health occupations; health care professionals; midwives; provide for licensing and regulation. Amends 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.1101 - 333.25211) by adding sec. 16326 & pt. 171.

  • HB 4594

    School aid; other; shared time participation and reimbursement; expand to kindergarten. Amends sec. 166b of 1979 PA 94 (MCL 388.1766b).

  • HR 84

    A resolution to declare May 2015 as Bike Month in the state of Michigan.

Recent Votes

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HB 4449

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 191 Yeas 106 Nays 3

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10697.0
•••No: 32.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4496

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 188 Yeas 108 Nays 1

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10899.0
•••No: 10.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4444

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 190 Yeas 57 Nays 52

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 5752.0
•••No: 5247.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4391

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 193 Yeas 61 Nays 48

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 6155.0
•••No: 4844.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4455

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 187 Yeas 95 Nays 14

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9587.0
•••No: 1412.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4470

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 192 Yeas 79 Nays 30

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 7972.0
•••No: 3027.0
•••Other: 00.0
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