Michigan Use Tax for Metropolitan Areas, Public Act 408 (August 2014)
|Public Act 408|
|Topic:||Taxes on the ballot|
|Status:||On the ballot|
Michigan Public Act 408 is a legislatively-referred state statute on the ballot in Michigan that will be decided in the statewide primary election on August 5, 2014. The measure would dedicate a portion of use tax revenue to benefit metropolitan areas throughout the state.
The bill was sponsored in the legislature by Rep. Judson Gilbert.
Text of measure
The official ballot text reads as follows:
|“|| APPROVAL OR DISAPPROVAL OF THE AMENDATORY ACT DEDICATING A PORTION OF USE TAX REVENUE TO BENEFIT METROPOLITAN AREAS THROUGHOUT THIS STATE
Path to the ballot
A simple majority is needed for the Michigan legislature to refer a statute to the ballot.
The measure was officially certified after being signed by the governor on December 20.
| By Eric Veram|
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