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Act 376 of 1996
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Act 376 of 1996

AN ACT to create and expand certain renaissance zones; to foster economic opportunities in this state; to facilitate economic development; to stimulate industrial, commercial, and residential improvements; to prevent physical and infrastructure deterioration of geographic areas in this state; to authorize expenditures; to provide exemptions and credits from certain taxes; to create certain obligations of this state and local governmental units; to require disclosure of certain transactions and gifts; to provide for appropriations; and to prescribe the powers and duties of certain state and local departments, agencies, and officials.

History: 1996, Act 376, Imd. Eff. July 17, 1996 ;-- Am. 1999, Act 98, Eff. Oct. 11, 1999

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Section 125.2681SectionShort title.
Section 125.2682SectionLegislative findings and declarations.
Section 125.2683SectionDefinitions.
Section 125.2684SectionDesignation of local governmental unit as renaissance zone; application; criteria; additional distinct geographic areas; extension of status; resubmission.
Section 125.2685SectionRenaissance zone review board; creation; membership; review of applications; recommendations; submission date; compensation; reimbursement for travel and expenses.
Section 125.2686SectionState administrative board; duties; prohibitions; designation of renaissance zone; beginning date; modification of boundaries.
Section 125.2687SectionRenaissance zone; designation; criteria; resolution; report of transaction with or gift to official or employee of local governmental unit.
Section 125.2688SectionDesignation of renaissance zones; limitation; additional zones; submission of designations to legislature; rejection of designations by concurrent resolution.
Section 125.2688aSectionAdditional renaissance zones; designation; property located in alternative energy zone; definitions.
Section 125.2688bSectionApplicability of MCL 15.261 to 15.275 to local governmental units.
Section 125.2688cSectionAdditional renaissance zones for agricultural processing facilities; renewal for certain renewable energy facility; extension.
Section 125.2688dSectionTool and die renaissance recovery zones; definitions.
Section 125.2688eSectionDesignation of additional renaissance zones for renewable energy facilities.
Section 125.2688fSectionForest products processing facility; designation of additional renaissance zones.
Section 125.2688gSectionBorder crossing facilities; designation of additional facilities; revocation; factors; development agreement; definitions.
Section 125.2688hSectionNext Michigan renaissance zones; designation; certification as qualified eligible next Michigan business; modification of existing next Michigan renaissance zone; benefits of renaissance zone status; revocation of designation; appeal; extension of status; duration; written agreement; commencement of renaissance zone status; limitation on number of businesses certified.
Section 125.2689SectionExemption, deduction, or credit.
Section 125.2690SectionIndividuals or businesses ineligible for exemption, deduction, or credit; limitations; eligibility; effect of failure to file return; eligibility of certain property in next Michigan renaissance zone for exemptions, deductions, or credits.
Section 125.2691SectionApplication form.
Section 125.2692SectionReimbursement to intermediate school districts, local school districts, community college districts, public libraries, and school aid fund; reimbursement subject to appropriation.
Section 125.2693SectionBusiness conducted at public meeting.
Section 125.2694SectionConstruction of act.
Section 125.2695SectionReport to legislature.
Section 125.2696SectionReport by state research university.
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