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2013 House Bill 4541: Extend "Obsolete Property" tax break for particular developer

Public Act 115 of 2013

  1. Introduced by Rep. Tim Kelly (R) on April 11, 2013, to revise the criteria in the law that authorizes tax breaks for the rehabilitation and reuse of "obsolete structures" in a way that will allow granting these tax breaks to a particular project.
    • Referred to the House Tax Policy Committee on April 11, 2013.
      • Reported in the House on May 8, 2013, with the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the House on May 14, 2013. The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on May 14, 2013.
  2. Passed 108 to 0 in the House on May 15, 2013, to revise the criteria in the law that authorizes tax breaks for the rehabilitation and reuse of "obsolete structures" in a way that will allow granting these tax breaks to a particular project. The bill would also require the state Tax Commission to post online information about applications for these tax breaks that are approved or disapproved, and also send this information to the legislators representing the area where an applicant is located.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on May 16, 2013.
    • Referred to the Senate Finance Committee on May 16, 2013.
      • Reported in the Senate on June 18, 2013, with the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Amendment offered in the Senate on June 19, 2013. The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on June 19, 2013.
  4. Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on June 20, 2013, to revise the criteria in the law that authorizes tax breaks for the rehabilitation and reuse of "obsolete structures" in a way that will allow granting these tax breaks to a particular project. The bill would also require the state Tax Commission to post online information about applications for these tax break exceptions that are approved or disapproved, and also send this information to the legislators representing the area where an applicant is located.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Moved to reconsider in the Senate on June 20, 2013, the passage of the bill. The motion passed by voice vote in the Senate on June 20, 2013.
  6. Received in the Senate on August 27, 2013.
  7. Passed 37 to 0 in the Senate on August 27, 2013, to revise the criteria in the law that authorizes tax breaks for the rehabilitation and reuse of "obsolete structures" in a way that will allow granting these tax breaks to a particular project. The bill would also require the state Tax Commission to post online information about applications for these tax break exceptions that are approved or disapproved, and also send this information to the legislators representing the area where an applicant is located.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  8. Received in the House on August 28, 2013.
  9. Passed 107 to 1 in the House on September 10, 2013, to concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  10. Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on September 24, 2013.

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