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2013 Senate Bill 352: Exempt disabled veteran's home from property tax

Public Act 161 of 2013

  1. Introduced by Sen. Dave Hildenbrand (R) on May 7, 2013, to exempt the principal residence of a totally disabled veteran from property tax. This expands a current exemption.
    • Referred to the Senate Finance Committee on May 7, 2013.
      • Reported in the Senate on May 21, 2013, with the recommendation that the bill pass.
    • Amendment offered in the Senate on May 22, 2013, to name the proposed law after a particular individual. The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on May 22, 2013.
  2. Passed 37 to 0 in the Senate on May 22, 2013.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the House on May 22, 2013.
    • Referred to the House Tax Policy Committee on May 22, 2013.
      • Reported in the House on June 5, 2013, without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Frank Foster (R) on October 22, 2013, to also grant the exemption to veterans deemed by the federal government to be "individually unemployable". The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on October 22, 2013.
  4. Passed 107 to 0 in the House on October 23, 2013, to exempt the principal residence of a totally disabled veteran from property tax. This expands a current exemption.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Received in the Senate on October 24, 2013.
  6. Passed 36 to 0 in the Senate on October 24, 2013, to concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  7. Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on November 12, 2013.

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