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2012 House Bill 6026: Revise use tax levy

Public Act 408 of 2012

  1. Introduced by Rep. Jud Gilbert (R) on November 8, 2012, to earmark a portion of state use tax revenue determined each year by the Department of Treasury to replace some of the local government revenue lost due to proposed reductions in the property tax imposed on business tools and equipment ("personal property tax"); see Senate Bills 1065 to 1071.
    • Referred to the House Tax Policy Committee on November 8, 2012.
      • Reported in the House on December 5, 2012, with the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the House on December 6, 2012. The substitute failed by voice vote in the House on December 6, 2012.
  2. Passed 57 to 52 in the House on December 6, 2012.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on December 6, 2012.
    • Referred to the Senate Finance Committee on December 6, 2012.
      • Reported in the Senate on December 12, 2012, with the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the Senate on December 12, 2012. The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on December 12, 2012.
  4. Passed 23 to 14 in the Senate on December 12, 2012, to earmark a portion of state use tax revenue determined each year by the Department of Treasury to replace some of the local government revenue lost due to proposed reductions in the property tax imposed on business tools and equipment ("personal property tax"); see Senate Bills 1065 to 1071. The bill will require approval of voters in the August, 2014 election.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Received in the House on December 12, 2012.
  6. Passed 56 to 53 in the House on December 13, 2012, to concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  7. Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on December 20, 2012.

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