HOUSE BILL NO. 5059

October 08, 2019, Introduced by Reps. Slagh, Hertel, Sabo, Brann, Hood and Calley and referred to the Committee on Tax Policy.

A bill to amend 1996 PA 381, entitled

"Brownfield redevelopment financing act,"

(MCL 125.2651 to 125.2670) by adding section 15b.

the people of the state of michigan enact:

Sec. 15b. (1) Beginning January 1, 2019, and each year thereafter, from the state school aid fund this state shall reimburse each intermediate school district for any tax increment revenues captured by an authority under this act for property taxes levied for operating purposes under sections 625a, 681 to 690, or 1722 to 1729 of the revised school code, 1976 PA 451, MCL 380.625a, 380.681 to 380.690, and 380.1722 to 380.1729.

(2) The amounts reimbursed under subsection (1) shall be used by the intermediate school district only for the purposes for which the property taxes were originally levied.

(3) The Michigan strategic fund and the Michigan economic development corporation shall work with the department of treasury in identifying the amount of tax revenues captured by an authority that are to be reimbursed under subsection (1).