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SB 1734: Entertainment Industry

GENERAL BILL by 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
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    4/8/2014 Senate SPB 7128 submitted as a committee bill (SB 1734) by Commerce and Tourism
    • Filed
    4/11/2014 Senate • Referred to Appropriations -SJ 510
    • Introduced -SJ 510
    5/2/2014 Senate • Died in Appropriations

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  • SB 1734, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 4/8/2014 at 4:21 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Commerce and Tourism (Post-Meeting) 4/9/2014 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1640 (c1) Entertainment Industry Commerce and Tourism Similar Last Action: 5/2/2014 S Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax
    Location: In committee/council (AFT)

    Citations - Statutes (13)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    212.08 Sales, rental, use, consumption, distribution, and storage tax; specified exemptions. Page 48 (pdf)
    220.1899 Entertainment industry tax credit. Page 49 (pdf)
    288.125 Definition of “entertainment industry”. Page 2 (pdf)
    288.1251 Promotion and development of entertainment industry; Office of Film and Entertainment; creation; purpose; powers and duties. Page 3 (pdf)
    288.1252 Florida Film and Entertainment Advisory Council; creation; purpose; membership; powers and duties. Page 8 (pdf)
    288.1253 Travel and entertainment expenses. Page 12 (pdf)
    288.1254 Entertainment industry financial incentive program. Page 14 (pdf)
    288.1258 Entertainment industry qualified production companies; application procedure; categories; duties of the Department of Revenue; records and reports. Page 42 (pdf)
    288.92 Divisions of Enterprise Florida, Inc. Page 48 (pdf)
    288.924 Page 3 (pdf)
    288.9241 Page 12 (pdf)
    288.9242 Page 8 (pdf)
    477.0135 Exemptions. Page 49 (pdf)

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