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SB 618: Professional Sports Franchises


Professional Sports Franchises; Redefining the term “league” to include Major League Soccer; providing that a previously certified applicant is not eligible for an additional certification under certain circumstances; requiring the Department of Economic Opportunity to reserve two facility certifications for new Major League Soccer franchises, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2014
Last Action: 5/2/2014 Senate - Died in Community Affairs
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  2. Community Affairs (CA)
  3. Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax (AFT)
  4. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/13/2014 Senate • Filed
1/16/2014 Senate • Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Community Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax; Appropriations -SJ 51
3/4/2014 Senate • Introduced -SJ 51
4/2/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 04/07/14, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
4/7/2014 Senate • Favorable by Commerce and Tourism; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 459
4/8/2014 Senate • Now in Community Affairs -SJ 459
5/2/2014 Senate • Died in Community Affairs