SB 836: New or Retained Professional Sports Franchises
GENERAL BILL by Fasano ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Bennett ; Ring ; Storms
New or Retained Professional Sports Franchises; Prohibiting a new or retained professional sport franchise that uses a facility that receives certain distributions of public funds or the franchise’s league from preventing television or radio broadcasts of games in the facility due to insufficient ticket sales; providing that the sports franchise is subject to a fine by the county in which the facility is located if broadcasts of a game are prohibited; requiring that the proceeds of the fine be used to purchase tickets to games of the sports franchise at the publicly financed facility for specified individuals and their families, etc.
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Died in Commerce and Tourism
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
- Commerce and Tourism (CM)
- Community Affairs (CA)
- Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities (CU)
- Rules (RC)
• Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Community Affairs; Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Rules -SJ 70
• Introduced -SJ 70
• Died in Commerce and Tourism
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