Proposal E Ballot Language
as it appeared on Michigan's November 5, 1996, general election ballot
The proposed law would:
- Permit up to three gaming casinos in any city that meets the following qualifications: has a population of 800,000 or more; is located within 100 miles of any other state or country in which gaming is permitted; and has had casino gaming approved by a majority of the voters in the city.
- Establish a Gaming Control Board to regulate casino gaming.
- Impose an 18% state tax on gross gaming revenues.
- Allocate 55% of tax revenue to the host city for crime prevention and economic development; allocate remaining 45% of tax funds to state for public education.
Should the proposed law be adopted? Yes [__] No [__]