To revise the requirements for getting a property tax exemption that is allowed for industrial pollution control equipment. The bill would require applications to include an affidavit from an environmental engineer that the equipment meets the rules. Under current law, the Department of Environmental Quality must certify the rules are met for getting a tax break, and this would be repealed.
Referred to the Committee on Tax Policy
Reported without amendment
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
To include "renewable energy systems" in the scope of the tax breaks the bill would affect.
The amendment failed by voice vote
Passed in the House 70 to 39
Referred to the Committee on Finance