2008 House Bill 6611

House Roll Call 1017: Passed

To authorize refundable Michigan Business Tax credit for makers of plug-in traction battery packs used in electric cars. Additional credits would be available for research and development expenses. “Refundable” means that the state will send a manufacturer a check for the amount that the credit exceeds the firm’s tax liability Altogether the bill authorizes some $500 million in subsidies for automakers over seven years.

100 Yeas / 0 Nays
Democrat (54 Yeas / 0 Nays)
Republican (46 Yeas / 0 Nays)
Excused or Not Voting (10)