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HB 1072 - Tax Incentives for a Franchise of the NBA - Key Vote

Louisiana Key Votes

Sam Jones voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Tax Incentives for a Franchise of the NBA

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (28-7) - (Key vote)

Title: Tax Incentives for a Franchise of the NBA

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes the renewal of payroll-based rebates for a franchise of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Highlights:
  • Authorizes the extension of a contract of up to 10 years in length to an NBA franchise if an unexpired contract exists (Sec. 1).
  • Limits the incentive offered in an NBA contract to a payroll-based rebate (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the Department of Economic Development to submit a report to the Committee on Budget detailing the number of jobs for which the franchise has received payment (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that if the report is not submitted within 6 months of the contract expiration date, then the contract will not be eligible for renewal (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (60-41) - (Key vote)

Title: Tax Incentives for a Franchise of the NBA

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes the renewal of payroll-based rebates for a franchise of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Highlights:
  • Authorizes the extension of a contract of up to 10 years in length to an NBA franchise if an unexpired contract exists (Sec. 1).
  • Limits the incentive offered in an NBA contract to a payroll-based rebate (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the Department of Economic Development to submit a report to the Committee on Budget detailing the number of jobs for which the franchise has received payment (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that if the report is not submitted within 6 months of the contract expiration date, then the contract will not be eligible for renewal (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Tax Incentives for a Franchise of the NBA

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