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2013 House Bill 4811: Revise “military family relief fund” details

Public Act 62 of 2014

Introduced by Rep. Ray Franz (R) on June 6, 2013 To expand the conditions and revise procedures for military families applying for assistance from a state “military family relief fund” created by a 2004 law for families who are suffering financial stress as a result of the military service, or who have an emergency. Also, to allow money from the fund to be used for annual advertising and marketing. The money comes from an income tax checkoff.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Military and Veterans Affairs Committee on June 6, 2013
Reported in the House on September 18, 2013 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on September 26, 2013
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on September 26, 2013
Passed 107 to 0 in the House on October 3, 2013 To expand the conditions and revise procedures for military families applying for assistance from a state “military family relief fund” created by a 2004 law for families who are suffering financial stress as a result of the military service, or who have an emergency. Also, to allow $50,000 from the fund to be used for annual advertising and marketing. The money comes from an income tax checkoff.
Received in the Senate on October 8, 2013
Referred to the Senate Veterans, Military Affairs & Homeland Security Committee on October 8, 2013
Reported in the Senate on February 26, 2014 With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on March 12, 2014
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on March 12, 2014
Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on March 13, 2014 (same description)
To expand the conditions and revise procedures for military families applying for assistance from a state “military family relief fund” created by a 2004 law for families who are suffering financial stress as a result of the military service, or who have an emergency. Also, to allow $50,000 from the fund to be used for annual advertising and marketing. The money comes from an income tax checkoff.
Received in the House on March 13, 2014
Passed 110 to 0 in the House on March 18, 2014
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on March 26, 2014

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