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2015 Senate Bill 233: Revise vehicle trade in tax break detail

Public Act 8 of 2016

Introduced by Sen. David Robertson (R) on March 24, 2015
To revise a 2013 law that exempts from sales tax the value of a trade-in when buying a motor vehicle, titled watercraft or recreational vehicle, so that it also applies to purchases made from dealers in other states. Under the 2013 law the tax exemption will supposedly be phased in over 24 years.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Finance Committee on March 24, 2015
Reported in the Senate on March 26, 2015
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered by Sen. David Knezek (D) on April 16, 2015
To require the legislature to appropriate money for public schools from other sources to cover any foregone revenue to the state school aid fund caused by the eventual sales-tax-on-the-difference tax cut.
The amendment failed 15 to 23 in the Senate on April 16, 2015.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
Received in the House on April 16, 2015
Referred to the House Tax Policy Committee on April 16, 2015
Reported in the House on October 7, 2015
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Jim Townsend (D) on January 14, 2016
To make keeping the auto trade-in tax break contingent on the legislature repealing certain modest Medicaid co-pay requirements.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on January 14, 2016
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on February 2, 2016

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