Introduced by Rep. Wendell Byrd (D) on May 17, 2017 To permit a Detroit employer to voluntarily register to withhold taxes of employees that are residents of the city. Also, to establish administrative procedures for certain business disputes arising from Detroit income taxes administered by the state. Under an agreement entered at the time of the Detroit bankruptcy, the state Department of Treasury administers the Detroit income tax. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Tax Policy Committee on May 17, 2017
Reported in the House on December 4, 2018 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered by Rep. Wendell Byrd (D) on December 6, 2018 To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises many details but does not change the substance as previously described.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on December 6, 2018
Amendment offered by Rep. Phil Phelps (D) on December 6, 2018 To expand the scope of the bill to other cities.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on December 6, 2018
Amendment offered by Rep. Wendell Byrd (D) on December 6, 2018 To clarify the provision limiting the bill's scope to Detroit only.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on December 6, 2018