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2012 Senate Bill 912: Create Detroit regional mass transit authority

Public Act 389 of 2012

Introduced by Sen. Bert Johnson (D) on January 26, 2012
To exempt the Detroit regional transit authority proposed by Senate Bill 909 (and House Bill 5309) from local zoning ordinances. This is part of Gov. Rick Snyder’s road and transit tax proposal.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Transportation Committee on January 26, 2012
Reported in the Senate on April 17, 2012
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered in the Senate on November 27, 2012
To correct a reference in the bill.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on November 27, 2012
Received in the House on November 27, 2012
Referred to the House Transportation Committee on November 27, 2012
Reported in the House on December 5, 2012
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Charles Smiley (D) on December 6, 2012
To somewhat narrow a proposed preemption of local zoning restrictions in favor of the transit authority.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on December 6, 2012
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on December 19, 2012

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