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ENTERPRISE ZONE ACT

Act 224 of 1985

AN ACT to promote economic growth within economically distressed local governmental units; to provide for the creation of enterprise zones; to provide for the creation of an enterprise zone authority; to prescribe the powers and duties of officials and agencies of the state and certain local governmental units; to provide for the establishment of citizens' councils and to prescribe their powers and duties; to authorize the levy and collection of specific taxes; and to provide qualifications for certification of and incentives for certain businesses located in enterprise zones.


History: 1985, Act 224, Imd. Eff. Jan. 13, 1986


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The People of the State of Michigan enact:

DocumentTypeDescription
Section 125.2101SectionShort title.
Section 125.2102SectionLegislative findings.
Section 125.2103SectionDefinitions.
Section 125.2104SectionMichigan enterprise zone authority; creation; powers, duties, and functions; staff; appointment, qualifications, and terms of members; vacancy; designees; reimbursement of expenses.
Section 125.2105SectionPowers of authority vested in members; quorum; action by authority; meetings.
Section 125.2106SectionPowers and duties of authority generally.
Section 125.2107SectionAnalysis of economic impacts of enterprise zones; presentation to legislative committees; development and implementation of recommendations.
Section 125.2108SectionQualifying local governmental units.
Section 125.2109SectionCitizens' council for potential enterprise zone; establishment; appointment, qualifications, and terms of members; staff; administrative duties and functions.
Section 125.2110SectionDuties of citizens' council.
Section 125.2111SectionAdoption of ordinance establishing proposed enterprise zone; public hearing; notice; vote; boundaries.
Section 125.2112SectionApplication to have area approved as enterprise zone; filing; form; contents.
Section 125.2113SectionReview of application; approval or rejection; comprehensive development plan; contents; public hearing; notice; action by authority; spending tax revenue on physical improvements; revocation.
Section 125.2114SectionApplication for certification as qualified business; procedure.
Section 125.2114aSectionCertification as qualified business; application; eligibility; time period; revocation; limitation.
Section 125.2115SectionCondition to certification as qualified business.
Section 125.2116SectionEffect of transferring employment from 1 or more local governmental units.
Section 125.2117SectionAllegations of noncompliance; procedure.
Section 125.2118SectionEligibility for exemption, credit, or deduction.
Section 125.2119SectionDuration of exemption or credit.
Section 125.2120SectionExemption from ad valorem real and personal property taxes.
Section 125.2120aSectionExemption of commercial, industrial, or utility property from ad valorem real and personal property taxes; compliance required.
Section 125.2120bSectionAdditional exemption from ad valorem real and personal property taxes.
Section 125.2121SectionEnterprise zone created before 1994; levy of specific tax; amount; payment; disbursement; agreement; credit; lien; eligibility for credit; funding emergency dispatch services, senior citizen centers, and substance abuse rehabilitation services.
Section 125.2121aSectionUse of disbursement pursuant to MCL 125.2121 (4)(a) and (b).
Section 125.2121bSectionEnterprise zone created after 1993; levy of specific tax; amount; payment; disbursement; lien; qualification as replacement facility; failure to pay tax; allocation to school district.
Section 125.2121cSectionProperty located in renaissance zone.
Section 125.2121dSectionFacility certified as qualified business; exemption for eligible manufacturing personal property; "eligible manufacturing personal property" defined.
Section 125.2122SectionNeglecting or failing to pay tax; seizure and sale of property; civil action; jeopardy assessment; collection of delinquent tax; remedies; disbursement of amount of tax and interest on tax.
Section 125.2123SectionRevenue lost as result of reduced taxes; appropriation and distribution to local government; amount.
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