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HB 9: Florida Tourism Industry Marketing Corporation


Florida Tourism Industry Marketing Corporation; Authorizing the corporation to enter into an agreement with the Department of Economic Opportunity for certain purposes and to use certain funds; repealing provisions relating to the State Economic Enhancement and Development Trust Fund and the Tourism Promotional Trust Fund, respectively; providing that the corporation is a direct-support organization of the department, rather than Enterprise Florida, Inc.; creating the Targeted Marketing Assistance Program to enhance the tourism business marketing of small, minority, rural, and agritourism businesses in the state; removing a requirement that Enterprise Florida, Inc., include a division related to tourism marketing, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 5/5/2017 Senate - Died in Commerce and Tourism
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  2. Appropriations (AP)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/27/2017 House • Filed
• Referred to Rules and Policy Committee -HJ 31
• On Committee agenda-- Rules and Policy Committee, 03/06/17, 3:00 pm, Sumner Hall
3/6/2017 House • Favorable by- Rules and Policy Committee; YEAS 15 NAYS 2 -HJ 277
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 277
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/09/17
3/7/2017 House • Introduced -HJ 31
3/9/2017 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 323
• Amendment(s) adopted (544053, 652877) -HJ 324
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/10/2017 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 344
• Passed as amended; YEAS 80 NAYS 35 -HJ 344
3/22/2017 Senate • In Messages
3/30/2017 Senate • Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 278
• Received -SJ 279
5/5/2017 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Commerce and Tourism