HB 791: Sports Franchises and Facilities
GENERAL BILL by Avila ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Beltran ; Roach
Sports Franchises and Facilities; Deletes provisions authorizing counties to impose specified taxes to pay debt service on bonds related to sports facilities; prohibits county from leasing specified professional sports franchise facilities; prohibits lease of public lands for certain purposes related to sports franchises & their facilities; requires lease of a facility on public lands for certain purposes to be at fair market value; requires sports franchise to repay specified debt incurred by local government related to construction of facilities.
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Commerce and Tourism
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Workforce Development and Tourism Subcommittee; Ways and Means Committee; Commerce Committee -HJ 84
• Introduced -HJ 84
• On Committee agenda-- Workforce Development and Tourism Subcommittee, 03/07/19, 9:15 am, 12 HOB
• Favorable by Workforce Development and Tourism Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 2 -HJ 364
• Now in Ways and Means Committee -HJ 364
• On Committee agenda-- Ways and Means Committee, 03/12/19, 4:00 pm, Morris Hall
• Favorable by Ways and Means Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -HJ 403
• Now in Commerce Committee -HJ 403
• On Committee agenda-- Commerce Committee, 03/21/19, 12:00 pm, Webster Hall
• Favorable by- Commerce Committee; YEAS 21 NAYS 0 -HJ 489
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 489
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/10/19
• Read 2nd time -HJ 603
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Read 3rd time -HJ 642
• Passed; YEAS 103 NAYS 13 -HJ 642
• In Messages
• Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; Appropriations -SJ 397
• Received -SJ 397
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Commerce and Tourism
Companion bills that are identical word-for-word, not including titles. However, Resolutions and Concurrent Resolutions are considered identical if the only difference is the word "House" or "Senate."
Companion bills that are substantially similar in text or have substantial portions of text that are largely the same.
Bills that have selected provisions that are similar in text.
A bill that is contingent upon passage of another bill within the same chamber, e.g., a trust fund bill, a bill providing a public record exemption, or an implementing bill.
The page numbers, when listed, for citations are constantly under review. The journals or printed bills of the respective chambers should be consulted as the official documents of the Legislature.
The links for the page numbers are formatted to open the bill text PDF directly to the page containing the citation. However, if your browser is set to open PDFs in a new window, as is often the case with 64-bit browsers, the bill text will open to the first page.