Terms Used In Michigan Laws 207.630

  • Convention facility: means 1 or more facilities owned or leased by a local governmental unit or metropolitan authority created under the regional convention facility authority act, 2008 PA 554, MCL 141. See Michigan Laws 207.623
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Local governmental unit: means a county, township, city, village, or a metropolitan authority formed under the regional convention facility authority act, 2008 PA 554, MCL 141. See Michigan Laws 207.623
  • qualified local governmental unit: means , except as otherwise provided in this subsection, a city, village, township, county, or authority that is located in, or includes within its territory or jurisdiction, a county in which convention hotels are located and that either is the owner or lessee of a convention facility with 350,000 square feet or more of total exhibit space on July 30, 1985 or, if such a convention facility does not exist, will be the owner or lessee of a convention facility with 350,000 square feet or more of total exhibit space through the application of distributions under this section to the purchase or lease of a convention facility. See Michigan Laws 207.629
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, shall be construed to extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories belonging to the United States; and the words "United States" shall be construed to include the district and territories. See Michigan Laws 8.3o
  (1) Any money remaining in the convention facility development fund that is not used for the bonds, obligations, or other evidences of indebtedness or other purposes as described in subsection (5) and section 9 shall be distributed pursuant to subsection (2).
  (2) Money in the convention facility development fund shall be distributed as provided in subsection (4) in the following order of priority in the following amounts:
  (a) For each of the following fiscal years, the following amounts shall be distributed to a metropolitan authority created under the regional convention facility authority act, 2008 PA 554, MCL 141.1351 to 141.1379, for the operational deficit costs of a qualified convention facility operated by the authority under that act for purposes authorized under that act:
  (i) $5,000,000.00 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020.
  (ii) $7,000,000.00 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020 for the impact on operational costs resulting from the COVID-19 virus and related measures to protect public safety.
  (iii) $8,000,000.00 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2021.
  (iv) $8,000,000.00 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2022.
  (v) $7,000,000.00 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2023.
  (vi) $6,000,000.00 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2024.
  (vii) $5,000,000.00 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2025.
  (b) For fiscal years beginning after September 30, 2016, an amount equal to the product of the amount of liquor tax distributions in the immediately preceding fiscal year multiplied by 1.01, not to exceed the total amount of tax collected under section 1207 of the Michigan liquor control code of 1998, 1998 PA 58, MCL 436.2207, shall be distributed to counties. Distributions to each county under this subdivision shall be calculated as follows:
  (i) The amount of money available to be distributed under this subdivision multiplied by the percentage of collections in the immediately preceding state fiscal year under section 1207 of the Michigan liquor control code of 1998, 1998 PA 58, MCL 436.2207, from licensees in counties in which convention hotels are not located shall be distributed to each county in which convention hotels are not located in the same proportion that the amount of tax collected pursuant to section 1207 of the Michigan liquor control code of 1998, 1998 PA 58, MCL 436.2207, in the immediately preceding state fiscal year from licensees in that county bears to the total tax collections from section 1207 of the Michigan liquor control code of 1998, 1998 PA 58, MCL 436.2207, in the immediately preceding state fiscal year from all counties in which convention hotels are not located.
  (ii) The amount of money available to be distributed under this subdivision multiplied by the percentage of collections in the immediately preceding state fiscal year under section 1207 of the Michigan liquor control code of 1998, 1998 PA 58, MCL 436.2207, from licensees in counties in which convention hotels are located shall be distributed to each county in which convention hotels are located in the same proportion that the amount of tax collected pursuant to section 1207 of the Michigan liquor control code of 1998, 1998 PA 58, MCL 436.2207, in the immediately preceding state fiscal year from licensees in that county bears to the total tax collections from section 1207 of the Michigan liquor control code of 1998, 1998 PA 58, MCL 436.2207, in the immediately preceding state fiscal year from all counties in which convention hotels are located. However, in the calculation of the proportion represented by a county’s share of distributions under this subparagraph, the amount of the tax collected from licensees in the qualified local governmental unit that received distributions under section 9 in the 2007-2008 state fiscal year shall not be included.
  (c) For each fiscal year beginning with the fiscal year ending on September 30, 2020 through the fiscal year ending on September 30, 2022, if the revenue in the convention facility development fund exceeds the amount distributed under section 9, subsection (5), and any distributions under subdivisions (a) and (b), up to $5,000,000.00 must be distributed to the operator of a street railway system for the operations of a street railway system as defined in section 507 of the recodified tax increment financing act, 2018 PA 57, MCL 125.4507.
  (d) For the fiscal year ending September 30, 2021 only, if the revenue in the convention facility development fund exceeds the amount distributed under section 9, subsection (5), and any distributions under subdivisions (a), (b), and (c), up to $4,000,000.00 must be distributed from the convention facility development fund to the Michigan strategic fund created under the Michigan strategic fund act, 1984 PA 270, MCL 125.2001 to 125.2094, for the purpose of awarding grants to convention centers negatively impacted by the COVID-19 virus and related measures to protect public safety. All the following apply to the grant program described in this subdivision:
  (i) The Michigan strategic fund shall develop an application process by December 1, 2020 and award grants under this subdivision no later than May 1, 2021.
  (ii) An eligible convention center under this subdivision includes only a publicly owned facility of at least 10,000 square foot that is generally available to members of the public for lease or rental on a short-term basis for holding conventions, meetings, exhibits, and similar events, and that has any combination of convention hall, auditorium, meeting rooms, and exhibition areas that are separate and distinct and contiguous to each other, and that does not receive funding under subdivision (a).
  (iii) The Michigan strategic fund cannot award more than $1,000,000.00 to any 1 eligible convention center under this subdivision.
  (iv) An eligible convention center receiving funding under this subdivision must report how the grant dollars were spent by September 30, 2021 or return the funds.
  (e) Except as provided in subdivision (f), beginning with the fiscal year ending on September 30, 2016, and each fiscal year thereafter other than the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020, if the revenue in the convention facility development fund exceeds the amounts distributed under section 9, subsection (5), and the distributions under subdivisions (a), (b), (c), and (d), the excess must be distributed to a qualified local governmental unit that is a metropolitan authority to be used by that qualified local governmental unit only for the retirement of outstanding bonds, obligations, or other evidences of indebtedness incurred for which distributions under section 9 are pledged and for a qualified governmental unit that is a metropolitan authority.
  (f) For the fiscal year ending on September 30, 2021 and the fiscal year ending on September 30, 2022, the amount distributed under subdivision (e) from the convention facility development fund to a qualified local governmental unit that is a metropolitan authority to be used by that qualified local governmental unit only for the retirement of outstanding bonds, obligations, or other evidences of indebtedness incurred must not exceed $5,000,000.00.
  (g) For the fiscal year ending on September 30, 2020, if the revenue in the convention facility development fund exceeds the amounts distributed under section 9, subsection (5), and the distributions under subdivisions (a), (b), (c), and (d), the excess must be distributed to a qualified local governmental unit to be reserved for expenditures authorized by the regional convention facility authority act, 2008 PA 554, MCL 141.1351 to 141.1379. For the fiscal year ending on September 30, 2021 and the fiscal year ending on September 30, 2022, if the revenue in the convention facility development fund exceeds the amounts distributed under section 9 and the distributions under subdivisions (a) to (e), the excess must be distributed to a qualified local governmental unit to be reserved for expenditures authorized by the regional convention facility authority act, 2008 PA 554, MCL 141.1351 to 141.1379.
  (3) A distribution to a county pursuant to this section shall be included for purposes of the calculations required to be made by section 24e of the general property tax act, 1893 PA 206, MCL 211.24e. If the governing body of a taxing unit approves the additional millage rate under section 24e of the general property tax act, 1893 PA 206, MCL 211.24e, which is due to distributions pursuant to this section, then an amount equal to 50% of the distribution under this section must be used for substance abuse treatment within the taxing unit.
  (4) Each year, from the revenue collected during the previous quarter, after distributing the monthly payments under section 9(1), the state treasurer shall make quarterly distributions under subsections (2) and (5).
  (5) For the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020 only, prior to the distributions required under subsection (2), $10,000,000.00 of the money in the convention facility development fund is transferred and must be deposited into the general fund.