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2019 House Bill 5127: Give more tax breaks to “enterprise data center”
Introduced by Rep. Bronna Kahle (R) on October 17, 2019
To extend the use tax exemptions granted to “data center” businesses by a 2015 law through 2055 (an additional 20 years), and also expand eligibility to other such firms if they invest $250 million in the state and employ at least 30 residents. This privilege was originally sought by and granted by the legislature to a Nevada company (called "Switch") that occupied the former Steelcase “Pyramid” building in Grand Rapids.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Commerce and Tourism Committee on October 17, 2019
Reported in the House on January 16, 2020
Refer to the Committee on Ways and Means with the recommendation that the substitute (H-5) be adopted.
Referred to the House Ways and Means Committee on January 16, 2020