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2008 House Bill 6070: Cap county 9-1-1 taxes

Public Act 379 of 2008

Introduced by Rep. Jeff Mayes (D) on May 7, 2008 To cap the amount of 9-1-1 phone service taxes a county may impose at $3.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Energy and Technology Committee on May 7, 2008
Reported in the House on November 6, 2008 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-3) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on November 13, 2008 To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details of the tax limits, and extends the sunset on the tax.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on November 13, 2008
Amendment offered by Rep. Frank Accavitti, Jr. (D) on November 13, 2008 To clarify details of a provision prohibiting disclosure of phone company proprietary information by public employees or bodies.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on November 13, 2008
Passed 89 to 12 in the House on November 13, 2008 To cap the amount of 9-1-1 phone service taxes a county may impose at 42 cents per line per month, or up to $3 per line with a vote of the people. Counties that currently collect more could continue to do so, but any increases would be subject to these limits. The bill would also extend the sunset on these taxes from 2009 to 2014, and make other revisions.
Received in the Senate on December 2, 2008
Referred to the Senate Homeland Security & Emerging Technologies on December 2, 2008
Reported in the Senate on December 10, 2008 With the recommendation that the substitute (S-4) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on December 10, 2008 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 10, 2008
Passed 35 to 2 in the Senate on December 10, 2008 (same description)
To cap the amount of 9-1-1 phone service taxes a county may impose at 42 cents per line per month, or up to $3 per line with a vote of the people. Counties that currently collect more could continue to do so, but any increases would be subject to these limits. The bill would also extend the sunset on these taxes from 2009 to 2014, and make other revisions.
Received in the House on December 11, 2008 To concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
Passed 100 to 6 in the House on December 11, 2008
Signed by Gov. Jennifer Granholm on December 23, 2008

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