MCL - 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 oversight functions and duties of certain state departments, state agencies, and state employees; and to prescribe remedies and penalties.

History: 1980, Act 395, Imd. Eff. Jan. 7, 1981 ;-- Am. 1984, Act 59, Imd. Eff. Apr. 12, 1984 ;-- Am. 2018, Act 626, Eff. Mar. 29, 2019

The People of the State of Michigan enact:
Document Type Description
Section 141.871 Section Short title.
Section 141.871a Section Legislative findings.
Section 141.872 Section Definitions.
Section 141.873 Section Marketing program and assessment district; establishment; marketing program notice; filing; contents; exclusion; excise or other tax; copies of notice; list of owners.
Section 141.873a Section Marketing program; approval or disapproval; referendum; effective date of marketing program and assessment; filing and serving another marketing program notice.
Section 141.874 Section Marketing program; contents.
Section 141.875 Section Transient facility; assessment; 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; assessments as trust funds; notice.
Section 141.876 Section Assessment revenues not state funds; deposit and disbursement; financial statements; audit; report; copies; failure of bureau to provide copies; penalty.
Section 141.877 Section Repealed. 1984, Act 59, Imd. Eff. Apr. 12, 1984.
Section 141.877a Section Biannual formal meeting; review marketing plan.
Section 141.877b Section Master plan; annual meeting; disapproval.
Section 141.878 Section Discontinuance of assessment; referendum; proposing new marketing program notice; failure to adopt resolution discontinuing assessment; further referendum.
Section 141.879 Section Building or combination of buildings with less than 10 rooms; agreement to be subject to assessment; participation in marketing program; duration of assessment.
Section 141.880 Section Existing assessment district and marketing program.