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2006 House Bill 5640: Tax break for a U.P. business

Public Act 117 of 2006

Introduced by Rep. Tom Casperson (R) on February 7, 2006
To make the Smurfit-Stone paper mill in Ontonagon County eligible for Michigan Economic Growth Authority (MEGA) tax break. Also, to make certain businesses in Lapeer and Midland Counties elgible for "rural business" MEGA tax breaks.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Commerce Committee on February 7, 2006
Reported in the House on March 7, 2006
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on March 9, 2006
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 House on March 9, 2006
Amendment offered by Rep. Paul Condino (D) on March 9, 2006
To tie-bar the bill to House Bill 4811, meaning this bill cannot become law unless that one does also. HB 4811 would repeal Michigan's ban on suing the maker of prescription drugs that have been approved by the FDA, unless there was fraud involved.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on March 9, 2006
Received in the House on March 9, 2006
To give the bill immediate effect.
Received in the Senate on March 14, 2006
Referred to the Senate Commerce and Labor Committee on March 14, 2006
Reported in the Senate on March 23, 2006
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on March 29, 2006
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 March 29, 2006
Received in the House on March 30, 2006
To concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Jennifer Granholm on April 11, 2006

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