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.
An authority shall refer all proposed changes Prior to
or approving a permanent change to the
site owned by the authority and listed on the state register of
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
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.