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2013 House Bill 4459: Prohibit TIFA “capture” of Detroit Zoo or Arts tax money

Public Act 66 of 2013

  1. Introduced by Rep. Jim Townsend (D) on March 14, 2013, to prohibit the “capture” by a Downtown Development Authority’s tax increment finance scheme of regional property taxes imposed to subsidize the Detroit Zoo and the Detroit Institute for the Arts.
    • Referred to the House Tax Policy Committee on March 14, 2013.
      • Reported in the House on April 17, 2013, without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
  2. Passed 105 to 4 in the House on April 30, 2013.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on May 1, 2013.
    • Referred to the Senate Economic Development Committee on May 1, 2013.
      • Reported in the Senate on May 16, 2013, with the recommendation that the bill pass.
    • Substitute offered by Sen. Mike Nofs (R) on June 13, 2013. The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on June 13, 2013.
  4. Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on June 13, 2013, to prohibit the “capture” by a Downtown Development Authority’s tax increment finance scheme of regional property taxes imposed to subsidize the Detroit Zoo and the Detroit Institute for the Arts.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Received in the House on June 13, 2013.
  6. Passed 101 to 6 in the House on June 13, 2013.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  7. Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on June 19, 2013.

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