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CS/CS/CS/SB 306: Economic Development

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Rules ; Appropriations ; Braynon ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Abruzzo

Economic Development; Providing that tourist development tax revenues may also be used to pay the debt service on bonds that finance the renovation of a professional sports facility that is publicly owned, or that is on publicly owned land, and that is publicly operated or operated by the owner of a professional sports franchise or other lessee; requiring a majority plus one vote of the membership of the board of county commissioners to levy a tax for renovation of a sports franchise facility after approval by a majority of the electors voting in a referendum to approve the proposed use of the tax revenues; providing that the Department of Economic Opportunity shall screen applicants for state funding for sports development, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/3/2013 House - Died in Messages, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 7007 (Ch. 2013-39), CS/SB 406 (Ch. 2013-42)
Location: In messages from Senate
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax (AFT)
  3. Appropriations (AP)
  4. Rules (RC)
  5. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/15/2013 Senate • Filed
1/18/2013 Senate • Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 26
1/28/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 02/05/13, 9:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building
2/5/2013 Senate • Favorable by Commerce and Tourism; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -SJ 112
2/6/2013 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax -SJ 112
3/1/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax, 03/06/13, 10:30 am, 37 Senate Office Building
3/5/2013 Senate • Introduced -SJ 26
3/6/2013 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -SJ 196
3/8/2013 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 196
3/11/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 03/14/13, 2:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
3/14/2013 Senate • CS by Appropriations; YEAS 16 NAYS 1 -SJ 230
3/18/2013 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
3/19/2013 Senate • CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 231
3/21/2013 Senate • Now in Rules
3/28/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/02/13, 8:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building
4/2/2013 Senate • CS/CS by- Rules; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -SJ 347
4/4/2013 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Remaining references corrected to Appropriations -SJ 361
• Now in Appropriations
• CS/CS by Rules read 1st time -SJ 351
4/15/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/18/13, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/18/2013 Senate • CS/CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -SJ 481
4/22/2013 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
4/23/2013 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 481
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/25/13
• CS/CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 482
4/25/2013 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/26/13
4/26/2013 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/29/13
4/29/2013 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 778
• Amendment(s) adopted (723596) -SJ 779
• Read 3rd time -SJ 784
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 35 NAYS 4 -SJ 784
4/29/2013 House • In Messages
5/3/2013 House • Died in Messages, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 7007 (Ch. 2013-39), CS/SB 406 (Ch. 2013-42)