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2008 House Bill 5977: Give MEGA authority for electric car subsidies

Public Act 548 of 2008

Introduced by Rep. Tim Moore (R) on April 10, 2008 To authorize Michigan Economic Growth Authority tax credits for the Hemlock Semiconductor company and perhaps other producers of polycrystalline silicon used in solar cells and semiconductor chips. The bill is tie-barred to House Bill 5524, which would end electric power provider competition in Michigan.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Energy and Technology Committee on April 10, 2008
Reported in the House on April 17, 2008 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on April 17, 2008 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 April 17, 2008
Passed 105 to 1 in the House on April 17, 2008 (same description)
To authorize Michigan Economic Growth Authority tax credits for the Hemlock Semiconductor company and perhaps other producers of polycrystalline silicon used in solar cells and semiconductor chips. The bill is tie-barred to House Bill 5524, which would end electric power provider competition in Michigan.
Received in the Senate on April 22, 2008
Referred to the Senate Commerce & Tourism Committee on April 22, 2008
Reported in the Senate on December 19, 2008 With the recommendation that the substitute (S-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on December 19, 2008 To replace the previous version of the bill with one that deletes the previous provisions and uses the bill as a "vehicle" to accomodate details of the electric car subsidies authorized by House Bill 6611.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on December 19, 2008
Passed 31 to 2 in the Senate on December 19, 2008 (same description)
To give the Michigan Economic Growth Authority (MEGA) the authority and duty to determine eligibility for the electric car subsidies authorized by House Bill 6611.
Received in the House on December 19, 2008 To give the Michigan Economic Growth Authority (MEGA) the authority and duty to determine eligibility for the electric car subsidies authorized by House Bill 6611.
Passed 93 to 0 in the House on December 19, 2008
Signed by Gov. Jennifer Granholm on January 13, 2009

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