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2008 House Bill 6515: Expand stadium tax law

Public Act 532 of 2008

Introduced by Rep. Robert Jones (D) on September 24, 2008 To expand the scope of the law that authorizes local hotel, restaurant and rental car excise taxes to pay for municipal stadiums. The bill would lower a certain population standard, allowing Kalamazoo County and Kalamazoo to levy these taxes.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Commerce Committee on September 24, 2008
Reported in the House on November 13, 2008 Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Passed 67 to 36 in the House on November 13, 2008.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
(same description)
To expand the scope of the law that authorizes local hotel, restaurant and rental car excise taxes to pay for municipal stadiums. The bill would lower a certain population standard, allowing Kalamazoo County and Kalamazoo to levy these taxes.
Received in the Senate on December 2, 2008
Amendment offered in the Senate on December 18, 2008 To also allow a city of more than 100,000 in a county with less than 300,000 to impose the convention tax.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on December 18, 2008
Passed 37 to 1 in the Senate on December 18, 2008.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
(same description)
To expand the scope of the law that authorizes local hotel, restaurant and rental car excise taxes to pay for municipal stadiums. The bill would lower a certain population standard, allowing Kalamazoo County and Kalamazoo to levy these taxes.
Received in the House on December 18, 2008 To concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Jennifer Granholm on January 12, 2009

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