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CS/CS/HB 165: Professional Sports Franchise Facilities

GENERAL BILL by Economic Affairs Committee ; Finance and Tax Subcommittee ; Gonzalez ; Fresen ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Campbell ; Holder ; Workman

Professional Sports Franchise Facilities; Authorizes use of certain local option tourist development taxes to pay debt service on bonds & other specified costs relating to financing renovation of certain professional sports franchise facilities; requires that levy of additional tax for such use must be by specified vote of board of county commissioners & after approval in specified referendum; provides for nonapplicability of prohibition on levy of such tax in charter counties that impose convention development tax; provides for monthly distribution of specified amount of sales tax revenues to facility certified by DEO as professional sports franchise renovation facility; authorizes DEO to screen & certify applicants for funding as professional sports franchise renovation facility; defines "professional sports franchise renovation facility"; authorizes previously certified new or retained professional sports facility to be eligible for additional certification & funding as professional sports franchise renovation facility; requires department to determine that specified requirements have been met before certifying applicant as professional sports franchise renovation facility; limits expenditure of certain revenues by certified professional sports franchise renovation facility to specified purposes.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 5/3/2013 House - Died in Appropriations Committee
Location: In committee/council (APC)
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/14/2013 House • Filed
1/23/2013 House • Referred to Finance and Tax Subcommittee; Economic Affairs Committee; Appropriations Committee -HJ 31
3/5/2013 House • Introduced -HJ 31
3/6/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Finance and Tax Subcommittee, 03/08/13, 10:00 am, Morris Hall
3/8/2013 House • CS by Finance and Tax Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 4 -HJ 215
3/11/2013 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Finance and Tax Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 207
3/12/2013 House • Now in Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 226
4/1/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Economic Affairs Committee, 04/03/13, 9:30 am, Reed Hall
4/3/2013 House • CS/CS by Economic Affairs Committee; YEAS 10 NAYS 7 -HJ 435
4/4/2013 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS/CS by Economic Affairs Committee read 1st time -HJ 428
4/5/2013 House • Now in Appropriations Committee -HJ 443
5/3/2013 House • Died in Appropriations Committee