Introduced by Sen. Tom Casperson (R) on May 29, 2013 To authorize creation of a sixth “Next Michigan Development Corporation,” which is a government agency that gives tax breaks and subsidies to particular corporations or developers selected by political appointees on the entity's board for projects meeting extremely broad "multi-modal commerce" criteria (basically, any form of goods-related commerce). The new entity would be in the Upper Peninsula. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Economic Development Committee on May 29, 2013
Reported in the Senate on September 19, 2013 With the recommendation that the bill pass.