SENATE BILL No. 745

 

 

October 11, 2011, Introduced by Senators HOPGOOD, BIEDA, PAPPAGEORGE, CASPERSON and KOWALL and referred to the Committee on Economic Development.

 

 

 

     A bill to amend 1975 PA 197, entitled

 

"An act to provide for the establishment of a downtown development

authority; to prescribe its powers and duties; to correct and

prevent deterioration in business districts; to encourage historic

preservation; to authorize the acquisition and disposal of

interests in real and personal property; to authorize the creation

and implementation of development plans in the districts; to

promote the economic growth of the districts; to create a board; to

prescribe its powers and duties; to authorize the levy and

collection of taxes; to authorize the issuance of bonds and other

evidences of indebtedness; to authorize the use of tax increment

financing; to reimburse downtown development authorities for

certain losses of tax increment revenues; and to prescribe the

powers and duties of certain state officials,"

 

by amending section 29 (MCL 125.1679), as amended by 2004 PA 66.

 

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:

 

     Sec. 29. (1) A public facility, building, or structure that is

 

determined by the municipality to have significant historical

 

interests shall be preserved in a manner as considered necessary by

 

the municipality in accordance with laws relative to the

 

preservation of historical sites. The preservation of facilities,


 

buildings, or structures determined to be historic sites by a

 

municipality shall include, at a minimum, equipping the historic

 

site with a fire alarm system.

 

     (2) An authority shall refer all proposed changes Prior to

 

making or approving a permanent change to the exterior of sites a

 

site owned by the authority and listed on the state register of

 

historic sites and or the national register of historic places to

 

the applicable historic district commission created under that are

 

subject to the local historic districts act, 1970 PA 169, MCL

 

399.201 to 399.215, or the department of history, arts, and

 

libraries for review the authority shall refer all proposed changes

 

to the local historic district commission under the local historic

 

districts act, 1970 PA 169, MCL 399.201 to 399.215, in which the

 

site is located.

 

     (3) Prior to making or approving a permanent change to the

 

exterior of a site owned by the authority and listed on the state

 

register of historic sites or the national register of historic

 

places if that site is not located in a local historic district

 

created under the local historic districts act, 1970 PA 169, MCL

 

399.201 to 399.215, the authority shall refer all proposed changes

 

to the state historic preservation office as described in chapter

 

3C of the Michigan state housing development authority act of 1966,

 

1966 PA 346, MCL 125.1459d to 125.1459e.