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HB 1369: Sports Franchises and Facilities

GENERAL BILL by Pigman

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: 2/14/2020 House - Placed on Calendar -HJ 577
Bill Text: PDF



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