Substitute For


A bill to amend 1846 RS 16, entitled

"Of the powers and duties of townships, the election and duties of township officers, and the division of townships,"

(MCL 41.1a to 41.110c) by adding section 4a.

the people of the state of michigan enact:

Sec. 4a. (1) A township may levy a tax of not more than 1 mill for a period of not more than 6 years on all of the taxable property in the township for the purpose of mosquito abatement.

(2) A proposal for a tax must not be placed on the ballot unless the proposal is adopted by a resolution of the township board.

(3) A ballot proposal for a tax must comply with the requirements of section 24f of the general property tax act, 1893 PA 206, MCL 211.24f.

(4) The township may levy the tax for mosquito abatement only if a majority of the electors in the township voting on the tax approve the tax.

(5) A tax authorized to be levied by a township under this section must be levied and collected at the same time and in the same manner as provided in the general property tax act, 1893 PA 206, MCL 211.1 to 211.155.

Enacting section 1. This amendatory act does not take effect unless House Bill No. 5025 of the 100th Legislature is enacted into law.