HB 791: Sports Franchises and Facilities
GENERAL BILL by Avila ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Beltran ; Roach
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 certain purposes related to sports franchises & their facilities; requires lease of a facility on public lands for certain purposes to be at fair market value; requires sports franchise to repay specified debt incurred by local government related to construction of facilities.
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Commerce and Tourism
Bill Text: PDF
- Commerce and Tourism (CM)
- Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development (ATD)
- Appropriations (AP)
• Referred to Workforce Development and Tourism Subcommittee; Ways and Means Committee; Commerce Committee -HJ 84
• Introduced -HJ 84
• On Committee agenda-- Workforce Development and Tourism Subcommittee, 03/07/19, 9:15 am, 12 HOB
• Favorable by Workforce Development and Tourism Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 2 -HJ 364
• Now in Ways and Means Committee -HJ 364
• On Committee agenda-- Ways and Means Committee, 03/12/19, 4:00 pm, Morris Hall
• Favorable by Ways and Means Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -HJ 403
• Now in Commerce Committee -HJ 403
• On Committee agenda-- Commerce Committee, 03/21/19, 12:00 pm, Webster Hall
• Favorable by- Commerce Committee; YEAS 21 NAYS 0 -HJ 489
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 489
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/10/19
• Read 2nd time -HJ 603
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Read 3rd time -HJ 642
• Passed; YEAS 103 NAYS 13 -HJ 642
• In Messages
• Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; Appropriations -SJ 397
• Received -SJ 397
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Commerce and Tourism
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