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Economic Development Senate Bills for 2023-2024 Term

SB 0562 of 2021 (PA 178 of 2022)
Economic development: brownfield redevelopment authority; definition and program changes for certain qualified facilities; provide for. Amends sec. 2 of 1996 PA 381 (MCL 125.2652).
Last Action: 2/9/2023 Analysis File Added

SB 1222 of 2022 (PA 275 of 2022)
Taxation: convention tourism assessments; regional convention facility authority act; modify. Amends secs. 5, 17 & 23 of 2008 PA 554 (MCL 141.1355 et seq.).
Last Action: 2/8/2023 Analysis File Added

SB 1223 of 2022 (PA 276 of 2022)
Taxation: convention tourism assessments; state convention facility development act; modify. Amends secs. 3, 9, 10, 11, 12 & 20 of 1985 PA 106 (MCL 207.623 et seq.).
Last Action: 2/8/2023 Analysis File Added

SB 0005 of 2023
Labor: collective bargaining; requirement for agency fee for nonunion members; allow in bargaining agreements and as condition of employment in public sector.
Last Action: 01/12/2023 REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON LABOR

SB 0129 of 2023
Economic development: brownfield redevelopment authority; certain housing activities; allow. Amends title & secs. 2, 8, 8a, 13, 13b, 13c, 14, 14a, 15 & 16 of 1996 PA 381 (MCL 125.2652 et seq.).
Last Action: 7/18/2023 PRESENTED TO GOVERNOR 07/06/2023 02:14 PM

SB 0130 of 2023
Property tax: other; reference to the brownfield redevelopment financing act; update. Amends sec. 7gg of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.7gg). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0129'23
Last Action: 6/13/2023 referred to second reading

SB 0164 of 2023 (PA 0079 of 2023)
Economic development: other; principal shopping district and business improvement zones; modify. Amends secs. 10, 10b, 10c, 10e & 10f of 1961 PA 120 (MCL 125.990 et seq.).
Last Action: 7/18/2023 ASSIGNED PA 0079'23

SB 0271 of 2023 (PA 235 of 2023)
Energy: alternative sources; energy storage, clean energy, and increased renewable energy; set targets for. Amends title, heading of subpt. A of pt. 2, secs. 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 22, 28, 29, 39, 45, 47, 49, 173, 177 & 191 of 2008 PA 295 (MCL 460.1001 et seq.) & adds secs. 32, 51, 53, 101 & 103.
Last Action: 12/29/2023 ASSIGNED PA 0235'23

SB 0273 of 2023 (PA 229 of 2023)
Energy: alternative sources; participation in the energy waste reduction program by municipally owned utilities and co-ops; require, and set specific targets for all electric providers. Amends secs. 71, 73, 75, 77, 78, 91 & 93 of 2008 PA 295 (MCL 460.1071 et seq.); adds secs. 72, 80 & 80a & repeals sec. 6x of 1939 PA 3 (MCL 460.6x).
Last Action: 12/29/2023 ASSIGNED PA 0229'23

SB 0277 of 2023 (PA 230 of 2023)
Land use: farmland and open space; continued PA 116 enrollment; allow for farmland during deferment period of use for commercial solar facilities. Amends secs. 36101 & 36104a of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.36101 & 324.36104a) & adds secs. 36104c & 36104e.
Last Action: 12/29/2023 ASSIGNED PA 0230'23

SB 0289 of 2023
Economic development; brownfield redevelopment authority; tax capture revenues; modify.
Last Action: 7/18/2023 PRESENTED TO GOVERNOR 07/06/2023 02:18 PM

SB 0293 of 2023
Housing: other; housing and community development fund; modify. Amends secs. 58, 58b & 58c of 1966 PA 346 (MCL 125.1458 et seq.).
Last Action: 6/28/23 Referred to Committee on Economic Development and Small Business

SB 0302 of 2023 (PA 106 of 2023)
Energy: alternative sources; property assessed clean energy program; require new construction energy projects to exceed uniform energy code standards. Amends sec. 9 of 2010 PA 270 (MCL 460.939). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0303'23
Last Action: 8/22/2023 ASSIGNED PA 0106'23

SB 0303 of 2023 (PA 107 of 2023)
Energy: alternative sources; property assessed clean energy program; include environmental hazard and new construction projects and agricultural and multifamily property. Amends title & secs. 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 15 & 17 of 2010 PA 270 (MCL 460.933 et seq.).
Last Action: 8/22/2023 ASSIGNED PA 0107'23

SB 0331 of 2023 (PA 0176 of 2023)
Property tax: exemptions; small business property tax exemption; modify application process. Amends secs. 9o, 19 & 30 of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.9o et seq.). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4553'23, HB 4554'23
Last Action: 10/25/2023 ASSIGNED PA 0176'23 WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT

SB 0397 of 2023
Housing: housing development authority; principal amount for outstanding bonds and notes; increase. Amends sec. 32 of 1966 PA 346 (MCL 125.1432).
Last Action: 6/28/2023 Referred to Committee on Economic Development and Small Business

SB 0417 of 2023
Housing: housing development authority; pass-through short-term bond financing program; modify. Amends sec. 44c of 1966 PA 346 (MCL 125.1444c).
Last Action: 9/19/2023 REFERRED TO COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE

SB 0438 of 2023
Corporate income tax: credits; film incentive credit; restore. TIE BAR WITH: SB 0439'23
Last Action: 6/28/2023 REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

SB 0439 of 2023
Taxation: administration; film credits; restore. TIE BAR WITH: SB 0438'23
Last Action: 6/28/2023 REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

SB 0481 of 2023
Economic development; Michigan strategic fund; procurement technical assistance center (PTAC); update to APEX Accelerator.
Last Action: 3/5/2024 PLACED ON ORDER OF THIRD READING

SB 0502 of 2023 (PA 231 of 2023)
Public utilities: public service commission; certain provisions regarding rate cases and integrated resource plans; revise. Amends secs. 6a, 6m & 6t of 1939 PA 3 (MCL 460.6a et seq.) & adds sec. 6aa. TIE BAR WITH: SB 0271'23, SB 0273'23
Last Action: 12/29/2023 ASSIGNED PA 0231'23

SB 0520 of 2023
Economic development: other; SOAR fund; eliminate. Amends sec. 2 of 2000 PA 489 (MCL 12.252) & repeals sec. 4 of 2000 PA 489 (MCL 12.254). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0522'23
Last Action: 9/26/2023 REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

SB 0522 of 2023
Economic development: Michigan strategic fund; Michigan strategic site readiness program and critical industry program; eliminate. Amends sec. 9 of 1984 PA 270 (MCL 125.2009) & repeals secs. 88s & 88t of 1984 PA 270 (MCL 125.2088s & 125.2088t). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0520'23
Last Action: 9/26/2023 REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

SB 0523 of 2023
Corporate income tax: revenue distribution; earmark for the strategic outreach and attraction reserve fund; eliminate. Amends sec. 695 of 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.695). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0524'23
Last Action: 9/26/2023 REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

SB 0524 of 2023
Appropriations: supplemental; funding for the strategic outreach and attraction reserve fund; modify. Creates appropriation act & repeals secs. 109, 350, 351 & 352, art. 9 of 2023 PA 119 & secs. 602 & 603, art. 16 of 2023 PA 119.
Last Action: 9/26/2023 REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

SB 0526 of 2023
Appropriations: supplemental; economic development incentive evaluations for SOAR projects; require. Amends secs. 3, 5 & 7 of 2018 PA 540 (MCL 18.1753 et seq.) & adds sec. 7a.
Last Action: 9/26/2023 REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

SB 0536 of 2023
Economic development; plant rehabilitation; definition of speculative building; modify.
Next Action: 5/2/2024 Senate Committee on Economic and Community Development discusses at meeting.

SB 0537 of 2023
Economic development; plant rehabilitation; definition of qualified commercial activity; modify.
Next Action: 5/2/2024 Senate Committee on Economic and Community Development discusses at meeting.

SB 0559 of 2023
Introduced by Sen. McMorrow, this bill amends the Michigan Strategic Fund Act to add 4 non-voting members to the Michigan Strategic Fund Board: the majority chair and minority vice chair of the standing committees in the House and Senate (likely Economic Development Committees), as selected by the Senate Majority Leader and Speaker of the House. This bill also creates the Michigan 360 Program which requires at least 20% of an award under SSRP or CIP to go toward a community benefit.
Last Action: 3/20/2024 referred to Committee on Economic Development and Small Business

SB 0560 of 2023
Introduced by Sen. Cavanagh, this bill amends the law governing the State Administrative Board to rename SOAR into the Make it in Michigan Fund and adds mention of the Michigan 360 Program. As it stands, this law prohibits the State Administrative Board from transferring funds from SOAR to the CIP or SSRP program (this must be done by legislative transfer). This bill will prohibit the State Administrative Fund Board from transferring funds from the Make it in Michigan Fund to the CIP, SSRP, or Michigan 360 programs.
Last Action: 10/4/2023 SJ 84 Pg. 1997 REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

SB 0561 of 2023
Introduced by Sen. McMorrow, this bill amends the Economic Development Incentive Evaluation Act to mention the Make it in Michigan Fund, CIP, SSRP, and Michigan 360 programs. As it stands, this law requires periodic evaluation of economic development incentives performed by a contractor. This bill would add Make it in Michigan, CIP, SSRP, and Michigan 360 to the list of economic development incentives that must be evaluated.
Last Action: 10/4/2023 SJ 84 Pg. 1997 REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

SB 0562 of 2023
Introduced by Sen. Cavanagh, this bill amends the Michigan Trust Fund Act to remove mention of the SOAR program and replaces it with the Make it in Michigan Fund. The bill creates the Make it in Michigan Fund which will then provide money to CIP, SSRP, and Michigan 360 programs through legislative transfer.
Last Action: 3/20/2024 referred to Committee on Economic Development and Small Business

SB 0569 of 2023
State management: funds; reference to strategic outreach and attraction reserve fund in income tax act of 1967; modify. Amends sec. 695 of 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.695). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0562'23
Last Action: 10/10/2023 REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

SB 0579 of 2023
Economic development: Michigan strategic fund; good jobs for Michigan program; modify. Amends secs. 9, 90g & 90h of 1984 PA 270 (MCL 125.2009 et seq.). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0580'23
Last Action: 3/20/2024 referred to Committee on Economic Development and Small Business

SB 0580 of 2023
Economic development: Michigan strategic fund; good jobs for Michigan program; modify. Amends secs. 90i & 90j of 1984 PA 270 (MCL 125.2090i & 125.2090j). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0579'23
Last Action: 3/20/2024 referred to Committee on Economic Development and Small Business

SB 0696 of 2024
Sales tax: collections; collection of sales tax by small businesses; modify. Amends sec. 4 of 1933 PA 167 (MCL 205.54).
Last Action: 1/25/2024 REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON FINANCE, INSURANCE, AND CONSUMER PROTECTION

SB 0697 of 2024
Use tax: collections; collection of use tax by small businesses; modify. Amends sec. 4f of 1937 PA 94 (MCL 205.94f).
Last Action: 1/25/2024 REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON FINANCE, INSURANCE, AND CONSUMER PROTECTION

SB 0700 of 2024
Economic development: downtown development authorities; definition of downtown district; modify. Amends sec. 201 of 2018 PA 57 (MCL 125.4201).
Next Action: 4/30/2024 Senate Committee on Local Government discusses at meeting.

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