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2017 House Bill 4679: Require “fiscal notes” for legislation

Public Act 340 of 2018

Introduced by Rep. Jim Lilly (R) on May 30, 2017
To require the legislative fiscal agencies to prepare “fiscal notes” for each bill voted on by a committee, describing how it would affect costs and revenues of the state or local governments.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Government Operations Committee on May 30, 2017
Reported in the House on December 13, 2017
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered by Rep. Jim Lilly (R) on May 16, 2018
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that streamlines the proposed requirements the fiscal agencies would have to meet.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on May 16, 2018
Passed 107 to 1 in the House on May 17, 2018.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To require the legislative fiscal agencies to prepare “fiscal notes” for each bill voted on by a committee, describing how it would affect costs and revenues of the state or local governments. If the note concludes that a bill would have an "indeterminate impact" it must include an explanation.
Received in the Senate on May 22, 2018
Referred to the Senate Government Operations Committee on May 22, 2018
Reported in the Senate on September 5, 2018
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Passed 35 to 0 in the Senate on September 5, 2018.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
(same description)
To require the legislative fiscal agencies to prepare “fiscal notes” for each bill voted on by a committee, describing how it would affect costs and revenues of the state or local governments. If the note concludes that a bill would have an "indeterminate impact" it must include an explanation.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on September 12, 2018

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