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CS/SB 526: Entertainment Industry

GENERAL BILL by Commerce and Tourism ; Gruters ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Stewart ; Taddeo ; Gibson ; Berman ; Flores ; Farmer ; Braynon ; Perry ; Hooper

Entertainment Industry; Creating the Film, Television, and Digital Media Targeted Grant Program within the Department of Economic Opportunity under the supervision of the Commissioner of Film and Entertainment; requiring that film, television, and digital media projects being produced in this state meet specified criteria for grant eligibility; requiring the commissioner to set application windows for the grant; creating the Grant Advisory Board within the Office of Film and Entertainment of the department; providing membership requirements for the board, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Innovation, Industry, and Technology
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  2. Innovation, Industry, and Technology (IT)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/24/2019 Senate • Filed
2/8/2019 Senate • Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Innovation, Industry, and Technology; Appropriations -SJ 69
2/12/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 02/19/19, 10:00 am, 110 Senate Building
2/19/2019 Senate • CS by Commerce and Tourism; YEAS 4 NAYS 0 -SJ 159
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2/22/2019 Senate • Now in Innovation, Industry, and Technology
3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 68
• CS by Commerce and Tourism read 1st time -SJ 155
5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Innovation, Industry, and Technology