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Act 395 of 1980
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COMMUNITY CONVENTION OR TOURISM MARKETING ACT

Act 395 of 1980

AN ACT relating to the promotion of convention business or tourism in municipalities in this state; to provide for tourism or convention marketing programs in municipalities through nonprofit convention and tourist bureaus; to provide for the imposition and collection of assessments on the owners of transient facilities to support tourism or convention marketing programs; to provide for the disbursement of the assessments; to establish the functions and duties of the department of commerce; and to prescribe remedies and penalties.


History: 1980, Act 395, Imd. Eff. Jan. 7, 1981 ;-- Am. 1984, Act 59, Imd. Eff. Apr. 12, 1984


© 2009 Legislative Council, State of Michigan

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

DocumentTypeDescription
Section 141.871SectionShort title.
Section 141.872SectionDefinitions.
Section 141.873SectionMarketing program and assessment district; establishment; marketing program notice; filing; contents; exclusion; excise or other tax; copies of notice; list of owners.
Section 141.873aSectionMarketing program; approval or disapproval; referendum; effective date of marketing program and assessment; filing and serving another marketing program notice.
Section 141.874SectionMarketing program; contents.
Section 141.875SectionAssessment; computation; payment; reimbursement; agreement to accept payment of assessments; forwarding money; withholding portion of assessment for administrative costs; verification and audit of owner's assessment payments; state use tax returns; unpaid assessments; interest and delinquency charges; suit to collect; notice.
Section 141.876SectionAssessment revenues not state funds; deposit and disbursement; financial statements; audit; report; copies; failure of bureau to provide copies; penalty.
Section 141.877SectionRepealed. 1984, Act 59, Imd. Eff. Apr. 12, 1984.
Section 141.878SectionDiscontinuance of assessment; referendum; proposing new marketing program notice; failure to adopt resolution discontinuing assessment; further referendum.
Section 141.879SectionBuilding or combination of buildings with less than 10 rooms; agreement to be subject to assessment; participation in marketing program; duration of assessment.
Section 141.880SectionExisting assessment district and marketing program.