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2009 House Bill 5073: Transfer road tax money to other purposes

Public Act 137 of 2009

Introduced by Rep. Lee Gonzales (D) on June 10, 2009
To transfer $12 million in vehicle registration fees from road spending, and use the money instead to avoid reductions in non-transportation state spending in the 2009-2010 fiscal year.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Transportation Committee on June 10, 2009
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on June 11, 2009
Substitute offered by Rep. Lee Gonzales (D) on September 25, 2009
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance of the bill as previously described.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on September 25, 2009
Received in the Senate on September 29, 2009
Referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee on September 29, 2009
Reported in the Senate on October 6, 2009
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on October 15, 2009
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance of the bill as previously described.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on October 15, 2009
Received in the House on October 20, 2009
Amendment offered by Rep. David Agema (R) on October 27, 2009
To not divert the money from road projects to other state spending.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on October 27, 2009
To concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Jennifer Granholm on November 3, 2009

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