Bill Text: MI HB5682 | 2017-2018 | 99th Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Fireworks; other; use of sales tax revenue deposited into the fireworks safety fund for firefighters training; allow. Amends sec. 11 of 2011 PA 256 (MCL 28.461). TIE BAR WITH: HB 5681'18

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2018-03-07 - Bill Electronically Reproduced 03/06/2018 [HB5682 Detail]

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HOUSE BILL No. 5682

 

 

March 6, 2018, Introduced by Reps. Sabo, Lucido, Lasinski, Yancey, Elder, Hertel, Chirkun, Gay-Dagnogo, Yaroch, Pagan and Green and referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

 

     A bill to amend 2011 PA 256, entitled

 

"Michigan fireworks safety act,"

 

by amending section 11 (MCL 28.461), as amended by 2017 PA 145.

 

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:

 

     Sec. 11. (1) The fireworks safety fund is created within the

 

department of treasury.

 

     (2) The state treasurer may receive money or other assets from

 

any source for deposit into the fund. The state treasurer shall

 

direct the investment of the fund. The state treasurer shall credit

 

to the fund interest and earnings from fund investments.

 

     (3) Money in the fund at the close of the fiscal year shall

 

remain in the fund and shall not lapse to the general fund.

 

     (4) The department shall expend money deposited in the fund as

 

follows:

 


     (a) One hundred percent of the money received from fireworks

 

safety fees under section 8 to be used for the training of

 

firefighters under the direction and approval of the firefighters

 

training council established under the firefighters training

 

council act, 1966 PA 291, MCL 29.361 to 29.377.

 

     (b) One hundred percent of the money received from consumer

 

fireworks safety certificates under section 4 to administer this

 

act and to pay the costs of delegating inspections under this act

 

to local units of government under subsection (5).

 

     (c) One hundred percent of the money received from the fees

 

collected under section 11 of the firefighters training council

 

act, 1966 PA 291, 29.371, to be used for the training of

 

firefighters under the direction and approval of the firefighters

 

training council established under the firefighters training

 

council act, 1966 PA 291, MCL 29.361 to 29.377.

 

     (d) One hundred percent of the money received from sales tax

 

revenue deposited pursuant to section 25 of the general sales tax

 

act, 1933 PA 167, MCL 205.75, to be used for the training of

 

firefighters under the direction and approval of the firefighters

 

training council established under the firefighters training

 

council act, 1966 PA 291, MCL 29.361 to 29.377.

 

     (5) The department may establish a program for delegating

 

inspection duties under this act to 1 or more local units of

 

government. If a local unit of government agrees to carry out

 

inspections, the department shall pay 70% of the consumer fireworks

 

safety certificate fee paid by each retail location inspected by

 

the local unit of government and retain the remaining 30% of that


fee. If a local unit of government declines to participate in the

 

program described in this subsection, the department retains its

 

inspection duties under this act.

 

     Enacting section 1. This amendatory act does not take effect

 

unless Senate Bill No.____ or House Bill No. 5681 (request no.

 

04667'17) of the 99th Legislature is enacted into law.

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