Legislation watch
Mackinac Center for Public Policy
Capitol Building

2012 House Bill 5324: Authorize Lou Gehrig's disease income tax checkoff
  1. Introduced by Rep. Mike Callton (R) on January 31, 2012, to allow an individual to choose to automatically contribute $5 or more from his or her state income tax refund to provide government subsidies to research or clinics treating persons with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or “Lou Gehrig's disease"). The checkoff would have the effect of reducing the amount of a person’s tax refund. A person not receiving a refund could use his or her tax return to contribute to the program.
    • Referred to the House Tax Policy Committee on January 31, 2012.
      • Reported in the House on May 16, 2012, without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
  2. Passed 106 to 2 in the House on May 24, 2012.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Motion in the House on May 24, 2012, to give immediate effect. The motion passed 108 to 0 in the House on May 24, 2012.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  4. Received in the Senate on May 29, 2012.
    • Referred to the Senate on May 29, 2012.
    • Referred to the Senate Finance Committee on September 11, 2012.

Comments