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CS/SB 1640: Entertainment Industry

GENERAL BILL by Governmental Oversight and Accountability ; Commerce and Tourism

Entertainment Industry; Renaming the Office of Film and Entertainment within the Department of Economic Opportunity as the Division of Film and Entertainment and housing the division within Enterprise Florida, Inc.; requiring Enterprise Florida, Inc., to conduct a national search for a film commissioner; revising provisions relating to the application process, tax credit eligibility, election and distribution of tax credits, annual allocation of tax credits, forfeiture of tax credits, and annual report, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2014
Last Action: 5/2/2014 Senate - Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax
Location: In committee/council (AFT)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax (AFT)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/4/2014 Senate SPB 7056 submitted as a committee bill (SB 1640) by Commerce and Tourism
• Filed
3/6/2014 Senate • Referred to Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax; Appropriations -SJ 219
3/10/2014 Senate • Introduced -SJ 219
3/21/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 03/26/14, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
3/26/2014 Senate • CS by Governmental Oversight and Accountability; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 356
3/27/2014 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
3/31/2014 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax -SJ 356
4/1/2014 Senate • CS by Governmental Oversight and Accountability read 1st time -SJ 373
5/2/2014 Senate • Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax