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HB 497: Entertainment Industry

GENERAL BILL by Buchanan ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Aloupis ; Cortes ; Duran ; Fitzenhagen ; Grieco ; Hart ; Joseph ; Raschein ; Silvers ; Smith, D. ; Toledo ; Valdes

Entertainment Industry; Creates Film, Television, & Digital Media Targeted Rebate Program within DEO; provides eligibility requirements & application procedures; requires Commissioner of Film & Entertainment to review applications & take certain actions; requires annual report to Governor & Legislature; provides for expiration of program & reversion of appropriated funds.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 3/14/2020 House - Died in Workforce Development and Tourism Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/30/2019 House • Filed
11/7/2019 House • Referred to Workforce Development and Tourism Subcommittee; Transportation and Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee; Commerce Committee -HJ 41
1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 41
3/14/2020 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Workforce Development and Tourism Subcommittee