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2010 Senate Bill 1515: Increase hotel and motel tax

Public Act 283 of 2010

Introduced by Sen. Patricia Birkholz (R) on September 28, 2010
To increase from 2 percent to 5 percent (150 percent) the amount of room tax that can be imposed on hotels and motels by any local convention and tourism marketing bureau. (Certain bureaus are already allowed to levy a 4 percent tax.) Also, to authorize procedures and sanctions for a bureau that fails to provide audited financial statements.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Commerce & Tourism Committee on September 28, 2010
Reported in the Senate on November 9, 2010
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on November 10, 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 Senate on November 10, 2010
Passed 31 to 7 in the Senate on November 10, 2010.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To increase from 2 percent to 5 percent the amount of room tax that can be imposed on hotels and motels by any local convention and tourism marketing bureau. (Certain bureaus are already allowed to levy a 4 percent tax.) Also, to authorize procedures and sanctions for a bureau that fails to provide audited financial statements.
Received in the House on November 10, 2010
Referred to the House Natural Resources, Tourism, and Outdoor Recreation Committee on November 10, 2010
Reported in the House on November 30, 2010
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on December 1, 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 December 1, 2010
Passed 70 to 32 in the House on December 1, 2010.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To increase from 2 percent to 5 percent the amount of room tax that can be imposed on hotels and motels by any local convention and tourism marketing bureau. (Certain bureaus are already allowed to levy a 4 percent tax.) Also, to authorize procedures and sanctions for a bureau that fails to provide audited financial statements .
Received in the Senate on December 2, 2010
Passed 33 to 2 in the Senate on December 2, 2010.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Jennifer Granholm on December 16, 2010

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