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HB 1369: Sports Franchises and Facilities


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 purposes related to sports franchises & their facilities; requires lease of a facility on public lands to be at fair market value; requires sports franchise to repay specified debt incurred by local government related to construction of facilities.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 House - Died on Calendar
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/13/2020 House • Filed
    1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 123
    1/17/2020 House • Referred to Workforce Development and Tourism Subcommittee; Ways and Means Committee; Commerce Committee -HJ 401
    1/24/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- Workforce Development and Tourism Subcommittee, 01/28/20, 3:30 pm, 12 HOB
    1/28/2020 House • Favorable by Workforce Development and Tourism Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 1 -HJ 463
    • Now in Ways and Means Committee -HJ 463
    1/30/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- Ways and Means Committee, 02/03/20, 12:00 pm, Morris Hall
    2/3/2020 House • Favorable by Ways and Means Committee; YEAS 14 NAYS 1 -HJ 483
    • Now in Commerce Committee -HJ 483
    2/11/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- Commerce Committee, 02/13/20, 9:00 am, Webster Hall
    2/13/2020 House • Favorable by- Commerce Committee; YEAS 23 NAYS 0 -HJ 576
    2/14/2020 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 577
    3/14/2020 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died on Calendar

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  • HB 1369, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/13/2020 at 10:10 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Workforce Development and Tourism Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 1/28/2020 (pdf)
    Ways and Means Committee (Post-Meeting) 2/3/2020 (pdf)
    Commerce Committee (Post-Meeting) 2/14/2020 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 6057 Sports Development Program Avila Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 H Died on Calendar

    Citations - Statutes (13)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    125.0104 Tourist development tax; procedure for levying; authorized uses; referendum; enforcement. Page 2 (pdf)
    125.35 County authorized to sell real and personal property and to lease real property. Page 7 (pdf)
    212.0305 Convention development taxes; intent; administration; authorization; use of proceeds. Page 8 (pdf)
    212.20 Funds collected, disposition; additional powers of department; operational expense; refund of taxes adjudicated unconstitutionally collected. Page 9 (pdf)
    212.205 Sales tax distribution reporting. Page 8 (pdf)
    218.64 Local government half-cent sales tax; uses; limitations. Page 15 (pdf)
    288.0001 Economic Development Programs Evaluation. Page 16 (pdf)
    288.1162 Professional sports franchises; duties. Page 17 (pdf)
    288.11621 Spring training baseball franchises. Page 17 (pdf)
    288.11625 Sports development. Page 17 (pdf)
    288.11631 Retention of Major League Baseball spring training baseball franchises. Page 17 (pdf)
    288.11633 Page 17 (pdf)
    288.1171 Motorsports entertainment complex; definitions; certification; duties. Page 17 (pdf)

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