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2017 House Bill 4396: Authorize some income tax pension exemptions

Public Act 149 of 2017

Introduced by Rep. Joseph Bellino, Jr. (R) on March 22, 2017
To expand income tax pension exemptions for government public safety workers who were not covered by Social Security, were born after 1952, and who retired before 2013 (when some previous state income tax deductions for pension income were ended).   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Tax Policy Committee on March 22, 2017
Reported in the House on June 7, 2017
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Received in the Senate on June 21, 2017
Referred to the Senate Finance Committee on June 21, 2017
Reported in the Senate on September 26, 2017
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered by Sen. David Knezek (D) on October 17, 2017
To establish as "the intent of the legislature" that any loss of school aid fund revenue under the bill be filled in with state general fund money.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the Senate on October 17, 2017
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on November 2, 2017

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