2009 House Bill 4230

Expand certain business subsidy tax credit eligibility

Introduced in the House

Feb. 11, 2009

Introduced by Rep. Dan Scripps (D-101)

To lower from $100,000 to $25,000 the size of an initial investment in an "advanced automotive, manufacturing, and materials technology" business subsidized through an income tax credit under a provision of a “<a href="http://www.michiganvotes.org/2005-SB-521">community-based seed capital fund</a>” related to the “<a href="http://www.michiganvotes.org/2005-HB-5047">21st Century Jobs Fund</a>” business subsidy program.

Referred to the Committee on New Economy and Quality of Life

Feb. 25, 2009

Reported without amendment

Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.

Feb. 26, 2009

Amendment offered by Rep. Tom McMillin (R-45)

To extend the lower taxes that the bill would allow for the owners of certain companies selected by state officials to instead apply to all Michigan businesses.

The amendment failed by voice vote

Passed in the House 104 to 3 (details)

Received in the Senate

March 3, 2009

Referred to the Committee on Economic Development and Regulatory Reform