To earmark the $100 increase per vehicle in annual registration (license plate) tax proposed by House Bill 4738 to paying down some $2 billion in debt incurred by the previous two administrations (Granholm and Engler) for road repairs. Annual debt service on this borrowing currently costs the state road repair budget some $200 million annually.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details so it conforms with provisions of the Fall, 2015 road funding package passed by the House (contained mainly in House Bills 4736, 4738 and 4370).
The substitute passed by voice vote
To let Detroit use up to 20 percent of the road funding it gets from the state on municipal bus (transit) spending.
The amendment passed by voice vote
Passed in the House 101 to 5
To revise details of road warranties contractors must provide on state road projects, and also to let Detroit use up to 20 percent of the road funding it gets from the state on municipal bus (transit) spending.
Referred to the Committee of the Whole
Passed in the Senate 27 to 11
To strip out provisions that would earmark some of the increased tax revenue to a task force to research road construction techniques.
The amendment failed by voice vote
Passed in the House 73 to 34
To concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.