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2008 Senate Bill 1173: Facilitate and authorize tax breaks for Michigan film production

Public Act 86 of 2008

Introduced by Sen. Hansen Clarke (D) on March 4, 2008
To authorize a Michigan Business Tax credit equal to 25 percent of certain “base investments” in assets located in Michigan that will be used for “film and digital media infrastructure projects," defined as a film, video, television or digital media production and postproduction facility and equipment.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Commerce & Tourism Committee on March 4, 2008
Reported in the Senate on March 12, 2008
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on March 12, 2008
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that lowers the eligibility standards for the proposed subsidy in 2008.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on March 12, 2008
Received in the House on March 12, 2008
Referred to the House Commerce Committee on March 12, 2008
Reported in the House on March 18, 2008
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on March 18, 2008
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance of the bill as previously described.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on March 18, 2008
Received in the Senate on March 19, 2008
To concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Jennifer Granholm on April 7, 2008

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