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2008 Senate Bill 1175: Facilitate and authorize tax breaks for Michigan film production

Public Act 571 of 2008

Introduced by Sen. Bill Hardiman (R) on March 4, 2008
To authorize state government loans of up to $15 million dollars each to companies that do film and digital media productions in Michigan.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Commerce & Tourism Committee on March 4, 2008
Reported in the Senate on March 12, 2008
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on March 12, 2008
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 12, 2008
Received in the House on March 12, 2008
Referred to the House Commerce Committee on March 12, 2008
Reported in the House on November 13, 2008
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on November 13, 2008
To extend for another year the loan/grant making authority of the “21st Century Jobs Fund” granted by House Bill 6208. This was intended to attract a couple firms that ultimately chose to locate in other states. This extension would authorize grants to three other particular firms.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on November 13, 2008
Amendment offered by Rep. Andy Meisner (D) on November 13, 2008
To use the bill as a "vehicle" to authorize various job training loans and other disbursements by the “21st Century Jobs Fund” to firms receiving MEGA tax breaks.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on November 13, 2008
To extend for another year the loan/grant making authority of the “21st Century Jobs Fund” granted by House Bill 6208. This was intended to attract a couple firms that ultimately chose to locate in other states. This extension would authorize grants to three other particular firms. The bill would also authorize the “21st Century Jobs Fund” to borrow and make loans or grants of up to $10 million annually to firms receiving Michigan Economic Growth Authority (MEGA) tax breaks for various job training expenses.
Received in the Senate on December 19, 2008
Substitute offered by Sen. Randy Richardville (R) on December 19, 2008
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 19, 2008
To extend for another year the loan/grant making authority of the “21st Century Jobs Fund” granted by House Bill 6208. This was intended to attract a couple firms that ultimately chose to locate in other states. This extension would authorize grants to three other particular firms.
Received in the House on December 19, 2008
To concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Jennifer Granholm on January 15, 2009

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