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2005 Senate Bill 34: Authorize “corridor improvement” taxing authorities

Public Act 280 of 2005

  1. Introduced by Sen. Gilda Jacobs (D) on January 25, 2005, to authorize the creation of local corridor improvement authorities that could levy special assessments (property taxes), borrow, or use tax increment financing to pay for economic development and improvement projects in a commercial district along a road classified as an arterial or collector road.
    • Referred to the Senate Economic Development, Small Business and Regulatory Reform Committee on January 25, 2005.
      • Reported in the Senate on June 28, 2005, with the recommendation that the substitute (S-4) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the Senate on June 29, 2005, to replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details of the application process. The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on June 29, 2005.
  2. Passed 32 to 3 in the Senate on June 30, 2005.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the House on June 30, 2005.
    • Referred to the House Commerce Committee on June 30, 2005.
      • Reported in the House on November 8, 2005, with the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the House on November 29, 2005, to replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance of the bill as previously described. The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on November 29, 2005.
  4. Passed 98 to 8 in the House on November 30, 2005, to authorize the creation of local corridor improvement authorities that could levy special assessments (property taxes), borrow, or use tax increment financing to pay for economic development and improvement projects in a commercial district along a road classified as an arterial or collector road.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Received in the Senate on December 1, 2005.
  6. Passed 36 to 0 in the Senate on December 6, 2005, to concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  7. Signed by Gov. Jennifer Granholm on December 19, 2005.

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