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2009 House Bill 5566: Revise brownfields law details

Public Act 246 of 2010

Introduced by Rep. Robert Jones (D) on October 29, 2009
To expand the activities for which a brownfield redevelopment authority may use “captured” increments of local or school property taxes in subsidizing a developer's project, to include the costs incurred by a local government in clearing the title of properties used in a particular development that are acquired by the government (or a government "land bank fast track authority").   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Commerce Committee on October 29, 2009
Reported in the House on February 17, 2010
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on February 24, 2010
To not allow the "capture" of school operating revenues for the activities the bill would cover.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on February 24, 2010
To expand the activities for which a brownfield redevelopment authority may use “captured” increments of local property taxes in subsidizing a developer's project, to include the costs incurred by a local government in clearing the title of properties used in a particular development that are acquired by the government (or a government "land bank fast track authority").
Received in the Senate on February 25, 2010
Referred to the Senate Commerce & Tourism Committee on February 25, 2010
Reported in the Senate on November 10, 2010
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on December 1, 2010
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance as previously described.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on December 1, 2010
Substitute offered by Sen. Jason Allen (R) on December 2, 2010
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that gives brownfields authorities the power to borrow and spend on direct or indirect corporate welfare subsidies, including ones benefiting developers of projects near transit stations.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on December 2, 2010
To expand the activities for which a brownfield redevelopment authority may use “captured” increments of local property taxes in subsidizing a developer's project, to include the costs incurred by a local government in clearing the title of properties used in a particular development that are acquired by the government (or a government "land bank fast track authority"). A Senate amendment also gives brownfields authorities the power to borrow and spend on direct or indirect corporate welfare subsidies, including ones benefiting developers of projects near transit stations.
Received in the House on December 2, 2010
To concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill, which amended the bill to also give brownfields authorities the power to borrow and spend on direct or indirect corporate welfare subsidies, including ones benefiting developers of projects near transit stations.
Signed by Gov. Jennifer Granholm on December 14, 2010

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