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MichiganVotes Weekly Report: May 20, 2022


House Bill 4568: Cut state income tax $2.5 billionPassed 22 to 14 in the Senate on May 19, 2022

To cut the state income tax rate from 4.25% to 4.0%; authorize a $500 nonrefundable child tax credit; increase the amount the state adds on to a federal earned income tax credit for low-income households that owe no taxes, from 6% to 20% of the federal amount; increase the income tax exemption for individuals age 67 and above from $20,000 to $21,800; authorize tax credits for disabled veterans, and more. The Senate Fiscal Agency estimates the bill would save taxpayers around $2.5 billion annually.

House Bill 4232: Lower age to sell or serve alcoholPassed 25 to 11 in the Senate on May 19, 2022

To change a law that prohibits a person younger than age 18 from selling or serving alcoholic drinks. The bill would lower the minimum age to 17.

House Bill 4568: Grant taxpayers $500 "inflation relief payment"Passed 69 to 34 in the House on May 19, 2022

To revise the state income tax law to authorize a $500 per household "inflation relief payment" plus an extra $100 per dependent, which would be given to households that filed a state income tax return for 2021. This is part of the $2.5 billion Republican income tax cut proposal represented by the "S-1" version of this bill passed by the state Senate on the same day, described above, which the House is expected to approve with some amendments.

House Bill 6019: Investigate expanding nuclear power to generate electricityPassed 85 to 20 in the House on May 19, 2022

To require the Michigan Public Services Commission to do a feasibility study on expanding nuclear power generation in the state.

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2021-2022

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Amendments Introduced
0633
New Laws Passed
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