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Jim Townsend (Inactive)

Jim Townsend no longer serves in the Michigan Legislature.
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Former Roles

2013-2014
House
  • Member (Democrat—26)
  • Committee Membership
    • Commerce
    • Tax Policy
    • Oversight
    • Michigan Competitiveness
2011-2012
House
  • Member (Democrat—26)
  • Committee Membership
    • Commerce
    • Local, Intergovernmental, and Regional Affairs
    • Tax Policy
2015-2016
House

Sponsored Bills

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  • HB 5937

    Economic development; other; small business and entrepreneurship services office; create. Creates new act.

  • HB 5936

    Corporate income tax; credits; apprenticeship tax credit; create. Amends 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.1 - 206.713) by adding sec. 675.

  • HB 5910

    Natural resources; gas and oil; administrative fines for certain pipeline violations; modify. Amends sec. 4 of 1969 PA 165 (MCL 483.154).

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  • HB 5908

    Natural resources; gas and oil; administrative fines for certain pipeline violations; modify. Amends secs. 9 & 11 of 1969 PA 165 (MCL 483.159 & 483.161).

  • HB 5914

    Michigan business tax; credits; recapture of tax credits for businesses relocating out of this state; provide for.

  • HB 5911

    Public utilities; public service commission; reporting requirements related to natural gas and gas pipeline inspector duties; provide for. Amends 1939 PA 3 (MCL 460.1 - 460.11) by adding sec. 9e.

Recent Votes

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HB 5471

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 466 Yeas 100 Nays 6

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10094.0
•••No: 65.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 218

Roll Call # 478 Yeas 99 Nays 6

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9994.0
•••No: 65.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5591

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 461 Yeas 101 Nays 6

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 10194.0
•••No: 65.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5838

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 474 Yeas 102 Nays 4

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10296.0
•••No: 43.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5572

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 463 Yeas 102 Nays 5

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10295.0
•••No: 54.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5753

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 476 Yeas 85 Nays 21

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 8580.0
•••No: 2119.0
•••Other: 00.0
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Sources

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