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2016 Senate Bill 1053: Increase former underground fuel tank cleanup tax

Public Act 467 of 2016

Introduced by Sen. Michael Green (R) on September 7, 2016
To increase to 1 cent-per-gallon a 7/8ths cent-per-gallon gas tax that was originally supposed be used to clean up leaking underground fuel tanks and expire in 1998, but now is used for other spending. The bill would also cap annual withdrawals from a “refined petroleum fund” that go to the state fire marshal and some petroleum product inspection programs. See also Senate Bills 1051 and 1052.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Agriculture Committee on September 7, 2016
Referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee on September 21, 2016
Reported in the Senate on October 20, 2016
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Received in the House on December 1, 2016
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on December 1, 2016
Received in the Senate on December 6, 2016
Moved to reconsider by Sen. Mike Kowall (R) on December 6, 2016
The vote by which the bill was passed.
The motion passed by voice vote in the Senate on December 6, 2016
Received in the House on December 6, 2016
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on December 6, 2016
Reported in the House on December 7, 2016
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on January 4, 2017

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