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2002 House Bill 6490

Public Act 700 of 2002

  1. Introduced by Rep. Nancy Cassis (R) on November 7, 2002, to increase from $2 to $4 the state remonumentation fee added to fee charged by county clerks for recording of legal documents.
    • Referred to the House Local Government and Urban Policy Committee on November 7, 2002.
    • Amendment offered in the House on December 3, 2002, to replace the previous version of the bill with one recommended by the committee which reported it. The substitute incorporates technical changes resulting from committee testimony and deliberation. These changes do not affect the substance of the bill as previously described. The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on December 3, 2002.
    • Substitute offered by Rep. Nancy Cassis (R) on December 4, 2002, to replace the previous version of the bill with one which reverts the fee back to $2 in 2013, when remonumentation is supposed to be complete. The substitute also allows a county which has already spent its own taxpayers' money for remonumentation (in particular, Oakland County), to reimburse itself from the higher fees. The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on December 4, 2002.
  2. Passed 84 to 15 in the House on December 4, 2002, to increase from $2 to $4 the state remonumentation fee added to fee charged by county clerks for recording of legal documents. The fee would go back to $2 in 2013. A county which has already spent its own taxpayers' money for remonumentation (in particular, Oakland County), could reimburse itself from the higher fees.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on December 5, 2002.
    • Referred to the Senate Local, Urban, & State Affairs Committee on December 5, 2002.
  4. Passed 31 to 0 in the Senate on December 13, 2002, to increase from $2 to $4 the state remonumentation fee added to fee charged by county clerks for recording of legal documents. The fee would go back to $2 in 2013. A county which has already spent its own taxpayers' money for remonumentation (in particular, Oakland County), could reimburse itself from the higher fees.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Signed by Gov. John Engler on December 30, 2002.

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