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2003 House Bill 5217

Public Act 317 of 2003

Introduced by Rep. Bill McConico (D) on October 30, 2003
To authorize a city to place a lien against a property which is the subject of a quality of life violation proposed by House Bill 5216, if a defendant in a violation notice does not appear or comply with an order of the proposed bureau.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on October 30, 2003
Reported in the House on November 6, 2003
With the recommendation that the amendment be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered in the House on December 2, 2003
To extend from five to 10 years the maximum duration of a lien placed on a parcel of real property under the terms of the bill.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on December 2, 2003
Amendment offered by Rep. Jim Howell (R) on December 2, 2003
To replace references in the bill to “quality of life” violations with the term “blight violations”.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on December 2, 2003
To authorize a city to place a lien against a property which is the subject of a blight violation proposed by House Bill 5216, if a defendant in a violation notice does not appear or comply with an order of the proposed bureau.
Received in the Senate on December 4, 2003
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on December 4, 2003
Reported in the Senate on December 11, 2003
With the recommendation that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered in the Senate on December 16, 2003
To prohibit forfeiture, foreclosure, and sale of a property subject to a blight lien unless it is also subject to forfeiture, foreclosure, and sale for non-payment of property taxes.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on December 16, 2003
Received in the House on December 17, 2003
To concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Jennifer Granholm on January 8, 2004

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