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2005 Senate Bill 162: Authorize “redevelopment project area liquor licenses”

Public Act 501 of 2006

Introduced by Sen. Gilda Jacobs (D) on February 3, 2005
To authorize the issuance of "development area" or “redevelopment project area liquor licenses” over and above a particular city’s liquor license quota if the city meets certain redevelopment capital investment thresholds. The license fee would be $20,000 (which is less that what it costs in many places to purchase a license from a current licensee, given the quota system).   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Economic Development, Small Business and Regulatory Reform Committee on February 3, 2005
Reported in the Senate on September 19, 2006
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered in the Senate on November 9, 2006
To make the conditions for qualifying for the extra liquor licenses slightly less stringent for a particular municipality in southeast Michigan.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on November 9, 2006
To authorize the issuance of “redevelopment project area liquor licenses” over and above a particular city’s liquor license quota if the city meets certain redevelopment capital investment thresholds. The license fee would be $20,000 (which is less that what it costs in many places to purchase a license from a current licensee, given the quota system).
Received in the House on November 14, 2006
Referred to the House Regulatory Reform Committee on November 14, 2006
Reported in the House on November 28, 2006
With the recommendation that the amendment be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered in the House on December 7, 2006
To clarify the application of the fee for the liquor licenses authorized by the bill.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on December 7, 2006
Received in the Senate on December 13, 2006
To concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Jennifer Granholm on December 28, 2006

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