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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 365 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 4791

    Education; school districts; policy regulating social media interaction between students and employees; require school districts to adopt and implement. Amends 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1 - 380.1852) by adding sec. 1319.

  • 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 4780

    Consumer protection; unfair trade practices; certain pricing practices for credit sales of gasoline; prohibit. Amends sec. 3 of 1976 PA 331 (MCL 445.903).

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  • HB 4767

    Crimes; controlled substances; attempt to solicit another person to purchase ephedrine or pseudoephedrine for purpose of manufacturing methamphetamine; prohibit, and provide penalties. Amends sec. 7340c of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.7340c).

  • HB 4769

    Crimes; controlled substances; penalties for manufacture of methamphetamine near a school or library; increase. Amends sec. 7410 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.7410).

  • HB 4768

    Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for crime of attempting to solicit another person to obtain ephedrine or pseudoephedrine; revise to reflect. Amends sec. 13m, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.13m). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4767'15

Recent Votes

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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: No

•••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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