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2010 House Bill 6461: Mount convention facility tax "fund raid"

Public Act 207 of 2010

Introduced by Rep. Bert Johnson (D) on September 16, 2010
To divert $5 million in tobacco, hotel and liquor tax revenue intended to pay debt service on convention facilities like Cobo Hall to the state general fund, which would allow legislators to avoid spending cuts and reforms in in Fiscal Year 2010-2011 budget.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on September 16, 2010
Reported in the House on September 23, 2010
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on September 23, 2010
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance as previously described.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on September 23, 2010
To divert $5 million in tobacco, hotel and liquor tax revenue intended to pay debt service on convention facilities like Cobo Hall to the state general fund, which would allow legislators to avoid spending cuts and reforms in the 2010-2011 budget.
Received in the Senate on September 28, 2010
Signed by Gov. Jennifer Granholm on October 11, 2010

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