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2009 Senate Bill 34: Use Recreation Legacy Fund waterways money for salaries and administration

Public Act 302 of 2010

Introduced by Sen. Randy Richardville (R) on January 27, 2009
To allow employee wages and benefits, administrative expenses, and the cost of sending employees to conferences and meeting to be paid out of the Waterways Account of the Michigan Conservation and Recreation Legacy Fund created by House Joint Resolution Z, a constitutional amendment approved by the people in 2004, which is supposed to be used for the construction, operation and maintenance of recreational boating facilities. Money in the fund comes from boat registration and various user fees, the tax on diesel fuel used in vessels, and other sources.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Natural Resources & Environmental Affairs Committee on January 27, 2009
Reported in the Senate on March 26, 2009
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Received in the House on April 1, 2009
Referred to the House Natural Resources, Tourism, and Outdoor Recreation Committee on April 1, 2009
Reported in the House on November 4, 2009
With the recommendation that the bill be referred to the Committee on Great Lakes and Environment.
Referred to the House Great Lakes and Environment Committee on November 4, 2009
Reported in the House on November 10, 2010
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on December 2, 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 House on December 2, 2010
Received in the Senate on December 2, 2010
To concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Jennifer Granholm on December 16, 2010