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2009 House Bill 5072: Transfer road tax money to other purposes

Public Act 136 of 2009

  1. Introduced by Rep. Lee Gonzales (D) on June 10, 2009, to reduce the amount of infrastructure project spending from the transportation economic development fund by $12 million in the Fiscal Year that ends Sept. 30, 2009, and another $12 million in the next fiscal year. House Bill 5073 diverts this money to other state spending.
    • Referred to the House Transportation Committee on June 10, 2009.
    • Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on June 11, 2009.
    • Substitute offered by Rep. Lee Gonzales (D) on September 25, 2009, 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 September 25, 2009.
  2. Passed 58 to 49 in the House on September 25, 2009.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on September 29, 2009.
    • Referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee on September 29, 2009.
      • Reported in the Senate on October 6, 2009, with the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the Senate on October 15, 2009, 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 Senate on October 15, 2009.
  4. Passed 37 to 0 in the Senate on October 20, 2009, to reduce the amount of infrastructure project spending from the transportation economic development fund by $12 million in the Fiscal Year that ends Sept. 30, 2009, and another $12 million in the next fiscal year. House Bill 5073 diverts this money to other state spending.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Received in the House on October 20, 2009.
  6. Passed 56 to 51 in the House on October 27, 2009, to concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  7. Signed by Gov. Jennifer Granholm on November 3, 2009.

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