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2010 Senate Bill 1233: Authorize new transit-related spending, tax breaks and subsidies

Public Act 241 of 2010

Introduced by Sen. Jason Allen (R) on March 18, 2010
To extend brownfield tax breaks and subsidies to developments selected by a brownfield authority‚Äôs board that are within a half mile of a transit station, and to transit stations themselves. The bill is part of a package comprised of Senate Bills 1233 to 1238.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Commerce & Tourism Committee on March 18, 2010
Reported in the Senate on September 23, 2010
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Received in the House on September 29, 2010
Referred to the House Intergovernmental, Urban And Regional Affairs Committee on September 29, 2010
Reported in the House on December 1, 2010
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Tim Melton (D) on December 2, 2010
To not allow brownfield tax increment finance authorities to "capture" school property tax revenue for certain kinds of projects.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on December 2, 2010
Signed by Gov. Jennifer Granholm on December 14, 2010