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2009 Senate Bill 889: Clarify film subsidy disclosure requirement

Public Act 313 of 2010

Introduced by Sen. Nancy Cassis (R) on October 8, 2009 To clarify that the law which prohibits the Department of Treasury or its personnel from divulging any facts or information regarding a particular taxpayer does not apply to disclosing details about film productions for which subsidies have been granted, as required by the film subsidy law.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Finance Committee on October 8, 2009
Reported in the Senate on October 13, 2009 With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on December 17, 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 December 17, 2009
Passed 37 to 0 in the Senate on December 17, 2009 (same description)
To clarify that the law which prohibits the Department of Treasury or its personnel from divulging any facts or information regarding a particular taxpayer does not apply to disclosing details about film productions for which subsidies have been granted, as required by the film subsidy law.
Received in the House on December 17, 2009
Referred to the House Tax Policy Committee on December 17, 2009
Reported in the House on June 30, 2010 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on December 2, 2010 To replace the previous version of the bill with one that somewhat narrows the proposed disclosures to specified items; see House-passed bill.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on December 2, 2010
Passed 99 to 1 in the House on December 2, 2010 To clarify that the law which prohibits the Department of Treasury from divulging any facts or information regarding a particular taxpayer does not apply to film production tax break/subsidy applications, agreements, denials, credit and subsidy claims, and the aggregate amount of subsidies and tax breaks claimed, as required by the film subsidy law.
Received in the Senate on December 2, 2010
Passed 35 to 0 in the Senate on December 2, 2010 To concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Jennifer Granholm on December 21, 2010

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