2006 Michigan Compiled Laws - Mich. Comp. Laws § 141.894 Tourism marketing program; approval or disapproval; written referendum; effective date; failure of referendum.

REGIONAL TOURISM MARKETING ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 244 of 1989


141.894 Tourism marketing program; approval or disapproval; written referendum; effective date; failure of referendum.

Sec. 4.

(1) The director shall approve or disapprove a tourism marketing program within 30 days after a tourism marketing program notice is filed. The director shall not disapprove a tourism marketing program unless the tourism marketing program violates this act.

(2) Within 40 days after approval of a tourism marketing program under subsection (1), the director shall conduct among all owners a written referendum by mail on whether the tourism marketing program should be approved. For the purpose of the referendum and except as provided in section 9, each owner has 1 vote for each room in the owner's transient facility.

(3) If the tourism marketing program is approved by a majority of the votes actually cast in the regional assessment district, the tourism marketing program and assessment set forth in the tourism marketing program notice become effective on the first day of the month that is more than 30 days after certification by the director of the results of the referendum. A regional marketing organization may file and serve another tourism marketing program notice under section 3 no sooner than 1 year after certification by the director of the results of a referendum if the referendum failed.


History: 1989, Act 244, Imd. Eff. Dec. 21, 1989



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