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

Public Act 62 of 2014

  1. 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.
    • 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.
  2. 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.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. 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.
  4. Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on March 13, 2014, 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.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Received in the House on March 13, 2014.
  6. Passed 110 to 0 in the House on March 18, 2014.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  7. Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on March 26, 2014.

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