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2007 House Bill 5409: Authorize hybrid vehicle research tax break

Public Act 208 of 2007

Introduced by Rep. Steve Bieda (D) on November 1, 2007
To authorize a credit against the Michigan Business Tax equal to 3.9 percent of employee compensation costs for research and development done at a hybrid automotive drive train research center in Troy established by GM, Chrysler and BMW, with a maximum annual credit of $3 million.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Tax Policy Committee on November 1, 2007
Reported in the House on November 7, 2007
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Daniel Acciavatti (R) on December 6, 2007
To repeal the 6 percent service tax (which was already repealed when the amendment came before the House).
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on December 6, 2007
Amendment offered by Rep. Jacob Hoogendyk, Jr. (R) on December 6, 2007
To tie-bar the bill to House Bill 4406, meaning this bill cannot become law unless that one does also. HB 4406 would establish English as the official state language.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on December 6, 2007
Amendment offered by Rep. Kimberly Meltzer (R) on December 6, 2007
To tie-bar the bill to House Bill 5211, meaning this bill cannot become law unless that one does also. HB 5211 would require local governments to notify local officials, officers, and employees that they have a duty to cooperate with appropriate federal officials concerning the immigration status of individuals.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on December 6, 2007
Amendment offered by Rep. Daniel Acciavatti (R) on December 6, 2007
To tie-bar the bill to Senate Bill 838, meaning this bill cannot become law unless that one does also. SB 838 would repeal the 6 percent service tax (which was already repealed when the amendment came before the House).
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on December 6, 2007
Received in the Senate on December 11, 2007
Referred to the Senate Finance Committee on December 11, 2007
Substitute offered in the Senate on December 13, 2007
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 December 13, 2007
To authorize a credit against the Michigan Business Tax equal to 3.9 percent of employee compensation costs for research and development done at a hybrid automotive drive train research center in Troy established by GM, Chrysler and BMW, with a maximum annual credit of $3 million.
Received in the House on December 13, 2007
To concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Jennifer Granholm on December 27, 2007

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