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2012 House Bill 5468: Revise prepaid cell phone contract 9-1-1 tax

Public Act 260 of 2012

Introduced by Rep. Aric Nesbitt (R) on March 13, 2012 To replace current taxes imposed on pre-paid cell phone service to cover the cost of government 9-1-1 service with a new 1.92 percent levy. The current 9-1-1 service tax regime would still apply to other kinds of cell phone accounts.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Energy and Technology Committee on March 13, 2012
Reported in the House on May 1, 2012 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on May 2, 2012
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on May 2, 2012
Passed 106 to 3 in the House on May 3, 2012 To replace current taxes imposed on pre-paid cell phone service to cover the cost of government 9-1-1 service, with a new 1.92 percent levy imposed at the point of sale (like sales tax). The current 9-1-1 service tax regime would still apply to other kinds of cell phone accounts.
Received in the Senate on May 8, 2012
Referred to the Senate Energy and Technology Committee on May 8, 2012
Reported in the Senate on June 7, 2012 With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on June 12, 2012
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on June 12, 2012
Passed 29 to 7 in the Senate on June 13, 2012 (same description)
To replace current taxes imposed on pre-paid cell phone service to cover the cost of government 9-1-1 service, with a new 1.92 percent levy imposed at the point of sale (like sales tax). The current 9-1-1 service tax regime would still apply to other kinds of cell phone accounts.
Received in the House on June 13, 2012
Passed 106 to 4 in the House on June 13, 2012 To concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on June 26, 2012

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