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2011 House Bill 4160: Spend more on tourism industry subsidies

Public Act 3 of 2011

  1. Introduced by Rep. Wayne Schmidt (R) on January 27, 2011, to authorize spending a total of $20 million from the “21st Century Jobs Fund” business subsidy program to pay for promotional subsidies for the tourism industry (“Pure Michigan” ads) this year, in addition to $5.4 million from another source. In effect, the bill adds another $10 million to what's already been committed.
    • Referred to the House Natural Resources, Tourism, and Outdoor Recreation Committee on January 27, 2011.
      • Reported in the House on February 8, 2011, with the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Mark Meadows (D) on February 9, 2011. The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on February 9, 2011.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Steven Lindberg (D) on February 9, 2011. The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on February 9, 2011.
  2. Passed 95 to 13 in the House on February 10, 2011.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on February 15, 2011.
    • Referred to the Senate Outdoor Recreation & Tourism Committee on February 15, 2011.
  4. Passed 35 to 1 in the Senate on February 24, 2011, to authorize spending a total of $20 million from the “21st Century Jobs Fund” business subsidy program to pay for promotional subsidies for the tourism industry (“Pure Michigan” ads) this year, in addition to $5.4 million from another source. In effect, the bill adds another $10 million to what's already been committed.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on March 10, 2011.

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