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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 259 bills.

2012 35069.0

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News and Blog Coverage

House Dems Introduce Accountability and Transparency Package

The Michigan House Democrats introduced a package of bills today aimed at enforcing accountability and transparency in the state contract process. The legislation was introduced following several reports of fraud and abuse by Aramark, a private company under contract with the state to provide food services in Michigan prisons. �My ...

House Dems Introduce Accountability and Transparency Package

The Michigan House Democrats introduced a package of bills today aimed at enforcing accountability and transparency in the state contract process. The legislation was introduced following several reports of fraud and abuse by Aramark, a private company under contract with the state to provide food services in Michigan prisons. �My ...

House Dems Introduce Accountability and Transparency Package

The Michigan House Democrats introduced a package of bills today aimed at enforcing accountability and transparency in the state contract process. The legislation was introduced following several reports of fraud and abuse by Aramark, a private company under contract with the state to provide food services in Michigan prisons. �My ...

House Dems Introduce Accountability and Transparency Package

The Michigan House Democrats introduced a package of bills today aimed at enforcing accountability and transparency in the state contract process. The legislation was introduced following several reports of fraud and abuse by Aramark, a private company under contract with the state to provide food services in Michigan prisons. �My ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • HB 5875

    Elections; judicial; withdrawal date for judicial candidates; modify. Amends secs. 409c, 414, 434 & 467d of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.409c et seq.).

  • HR 425

    A resolution to declare October 4, 2014, as Buy Nearby Get Caught Blue-Handed Day in the state of Michigan.

  • HB 5861

    Appropriations; supplemental; year-round school district pilot program; create, and provide funding from the Michigan strategic fund. Creates appropriation act.

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  • HB 5859

    Natural resources; sand dunes; permits; place burden of proof on applicant, and allow local ordinances to be more protective than state law. Amends secs. 35301, 35302, 35304, 35308, 35312, 35313, 35316, 35317 & 35321 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.35301 et seq.) & repeals sec. 35311a of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.35311a).

  • HR 420

    A resolution to call on the federal government to take steps to protect Lake Superior from Asian carp.

  • SCR 24

    A concurrent resolution of tribute offered as a memorial for George C. Steeh, former member of the Senate and the House of Representatives.

Recent Votes

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HB 4638

Roll Call # 546 Yeas 103 Nays 4

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10396.0
•••No: 43.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4640

Roll Call # 547 Yeas 103 Nays 4

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10396.0
•••No: 43.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5385

Roll Call # 548 Yeas 104 Nays 3

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10497.0
•••No: 32.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 861

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 530 Yeas 107 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 107100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 205

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 523 Yeas 107 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 107100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5792

passed Roll Call # 535 Yeas 107 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 107100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
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Sources

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