Bill Text: MI HB4937 | 2013-2014 | 97th Legislature | Introduced

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Bill Title: Public utilities; other; Michigan public service commission obligation to require utilities to maintain the uncollectibles allowance recovery fund; eliminate. Amends title & sec. 3 of 2000 PA 322 (MCL 285.303) & repeals (See bill).

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2013-11-13 - Assigned Pa 163'13 With Immediate Effect [HB4937 Detail]

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HOUSE BILL No. 4937

 

August 28, 2013, Introduced by Rep. Nesbitt and referred to the Committee on Energy and Technology.

 

     A bill to amend 2000 PA 322, entitled

 

"Julian-Stille value-added act,"

 

by amending section 3 (MCL 285.303); and to repeal acts and parts

 

of acts.

 

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:

 

     Sec. 3. (1) As used in this section:

 

     (a) "Department" means the department of environmental

 

quality.

 

     (b) "Fund" means the Michigan clean air fund created in this

 

section.

 

     (2) The Michigan clean air fund is created within the

 

department of treasury to be administered by the department. Money

 

in the fund at the close of the fiscal year shall remain in the

 

fund and shall not lapse to the general fund. The state treasurer

 

shall credit to the fund the money from the uncollectibles

 


allowance recovery funds established in section 4 as well as money

 

from any other source provided by law.

 

     (3) Money in the fund shall be used by the department to

 

provide grants and loans to individuals, private or public

 

corporations, and local units of government for programs or

 

projects established to reduce oxides of nitrogen and volatile

 

organic compounds and for the administration of the grant and loan

 

program.

 

     (4) The director of the department shall have final approval

 

of grants and loans made under this section. Grants and loans made

 

under this section are contingent upon the availability of money in

 

the fund.

 

     (5) The director of the department may impose fiduciary

 

obligations upon a recipient of a grant, including performance

 

bonding, and may impose conditions upon the receipt and expenditure

 

of the grant money.

 

     (6) An application for a grant or loan from the fund shall be

 

made on a form or in a format prescribed by the department. The

 

department may require the applicant to provide any information

 

reasonably necessary to allow the department to make a

 

determination required under this section.

 

     (7) The department shall promulgate rules under the

 

administrative procedures act of 1969, 1969 PA 306, MCL 24.201 to

 

24.328, to implement this section.

 

     Enacting section 1. (1) Section 4 of the Julian-Stille value-

 

added act, 2000 PA 322, MCL 285.304, is repealed.

 

     (2) R 460.2601 to R 460.2625 of the Michigan administrative

 


code are rescinded.

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