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SB 816: Professional Sports Facilities


Professional Sports Facilities; Requiring the county commission in a county in which a professional sports facility is located to establish a local homeless coalition if a local homeless program does not exist in that county; requiring that, by a specified date, the professional sports franchise that plays in a facility that benefited from financial assistance from the state, and the county in which the facility is located, provide the Auditor General with documentation that a homeless shelter has been operating at the facility from the effective date of the contract between the county and the professional sports franchise; requiring the Auditor General to levy a specified fine against the professional sports franchise and the county if, after a specified date, the Auditor General determines that a homeless shelter is not operating at the facility until such time that the professional sports franchise and county are operating a homeless shelter, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Died pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Community Affairs (CA)
  2. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  3. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  4. Budget (BC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/3/2011 Senate • Filed
12/5/2011 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Commerce and Tourism; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Budget -SJ 68
1/10/2012 Senate • Introduced -SJ 68
1/18/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 01/23/12, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
1/23/2012 Senate • Favorable with 1 amendment(s) by Community Affairs (362006); YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 263
1/24/2012 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Amendments)
3/9/2012 Senate • Died pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2)