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SB 585 - Cobo Convention Center - Key Vote

Michigan Key Votes




Stage Details

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (20-16) - (Key vote)

Title: Cobo Convention Center

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that would amend the Regional Convention Facility Authority Act, enacted in 2008, to allow the legislative body of a qualified city (Detroit) to disapprove the transfer of a qualified convention facility (Cobo Hall) to a regional convention facility authority after May 1, 2009, and before July 1st 2009, therefore dissolving the Regional Convention Authority. Without the passage of an act declaring disapproval, the qualified convention facility will be transferred to the Authority on July 1st 2009.

-Dissolves the regional convention facility authority if the legislative body of the city passes a resolution between the dates of May 1, 2009 and July 1, 2009 disapproving of the transfer of the qualified convention facility to the authority (Sec.19).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Cobo Convention Center


  • Judson 'Jud' Gilbert II (MI - R) (Out Of Office)


  • Jason Allen (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael D. 'Mike' Bishop (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Nancy C. Cassis (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
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