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2011 House Bill 4800: Remove Wayne County school tax hike vote restriction
  1. Introduced by Rep. John Walsh (R) on June 22, 2011, to repeal a provision that requires the Wayne County Intermediate School District (called the “Wayne Regional Education Service Agency”) to hold a regional property tax millage increase only on the same day as statewide primary or general elections. Instead, the Wayne RESA could seek a property tax of up to three mills at the “next regular school election” of the constituent districts, or in some cases, it could schedule a special election. These provisions are what currently apply to other ISDs.
    • Referred to the House Redistricting and Elections Committee on June 22, 2011.
      • Reported in the House on June 12, 2012, without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
  2. Passed 106 to 3 in the House on November 28, 2012.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on November 29, 2012.
    • Referred to the Senate Local Government & Elections Committee on November 29, 2012.

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