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CS/CS/HB 451: Entertainment Industry

GENERAL BILL by Finance and Tax Committee ; Economic Development and Tourism Subcommittee ; Miller ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Berman ; Bracy ; Campbell ; Cortes, B. ; Cruz ; DuBose ; Fitzenhagen ; Geller ; Hager ; La Rosa ; Moraitis ; Murphy ; Narain ; Pilon ; Plakon ; Plasencia ; Raschein ; Rehwinkel Vasilinda ; Richardson ; Roberson ; Rouson ; Santiago

Entertainment Industry; Renames Office of Film & Entertainment as Division of Film & Entertainment; requires division to serve a liaison for film industry; requires Governor to appoint commissioner; revises requirements for strategic plan; repeals provisions concerning Florida Film and Entertainment Advisory Council; revises procedures regarding applications for tax credits; establishes DEO duties; prohibits approved production company from receiving benefits under specified provisions for same production while protecting other specified benefits; requires DEO to develop standardized application form; requires certain production companies to submit aggregate data on specified topics; authorizes qualified production company to renew its certificate of exemption for specified period.

Effective Date: 7/1/2015
Last Action: 4/28/2015 House - Died on Calendar
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/20/2015 House • Filed
1/28/2015 House • Referred to Economic Development and Tourism Subcommittee; Finance and Tax Committee; Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 39
3/3/2015 House • Introduced -HJ 39
3/16/2015 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- Economic Development and Tourism Subcommittee, 03/18/15, 10:00 am, 12 HOB
3/18/2015 House • CS by Economic Development and Tourism Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 2 -HJ 291
3/23/2015 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Economic Development and Tourism Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 288
3/24/2015 House • Now in Finance and Tax Committee -HJ 294
3/27/2015 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- Finance and Tax Committee, 03/31/15, 3:00 pm, Morris Hall
3/31/2015 House • CS/CS by Finance and Tax Committee; YEAS 12 NAYS 5 -HJ 363
4/1/2015 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
4/2/2015 House • CS/CS by Finance and Tax Committee read 1st time -HJ 426
4/6/2015 House • Now in Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 440
• On Committee agenda-- Economic Affairs Committee, 04/08/15, 10:00 am, Reed Hall
4/8/2015 House • Favorable by- Economic Affairs Committee; YEAS 12 NAYS 5 -HJ 470
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 470
4/13/2015 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/15/15
4/15/2015 House • Temporarily postponed, on 2nd Reading -HJ 540
4/17/2015 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/21/15
4/21/2015 House • Temporarily postponed, on 2nd Reading -HJ 627
4/28/2015 House • Died on Calendar