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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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.




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


     (a) "Department" means the department of environmental




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




     (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




     (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.