2006 Michigan Compiled Laws - Act 395 of 1980


Act 395 of 1980

AN ACT relating to the promotion of convention business or tourism in municipalities in this state; to provide for tourism or convention marketing programs in municipalities through nonprofit convention and tourist bureaus; to provide for the imposition and collection of assessments on the owners of transient facilities to support tourism or convention marketing programs; to provide for the disbursement of the assessments; to establish the functions and duties of the department of commerce; and to prescribe remedies and penalties.

History: 1980, Act 395, Imd. Eff. Jan. 7, 1981 ;--Am. 1984, Act 59, Imd. Eff. Apr. 12, 1984

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Section 141.871Short title.
Section 141.872Definitions.
Section 141.873Marketing program and assessment district; establishment; filing marketing program notice; contents of notice; assessment; exclusion; excise or other tax; copies of notice; list of owners; transient facilities; imposition of assessment; conditions.
Section 141.873aMarketing program; approval or disapproval; referendum; effective date of marketing program and assessment; filing and serving another marketing program notice.
Section 141.874Marketing program; contents.
Section 141.875Assessment; computation; payment; reimbursement; agreement to accept payment of assessments; forwarding money; withholding portion of assessment for administrative costs; verification and audit of owner's assessment payments; state use tax returns; unpaid assessments; interest and delinquency charges; suit to collect; notice.
Section 141.876Assessment revenues not state funds; deposit and disbursement; financial statements; audit; report; copies.
Section 141.877Repealed. 1984, Act 59, Imd. Eff. Apr. 12, 1984.
Section 141.878Discontinuance of assessment; referendum; proposing new marketing program notice; failure to adopt resolution discontinuing assessment; further referendum.
Section 141.879Building or combination of buildings with less than 10 rooms; agreement to be subject to assessment; participation in marketing program; duration of assessment.
Section 141.880Existing assessment district and marketing program.

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