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SB 172 - Authorizes Eminent Domain Against Certain Film Production Entitites - Key Vote

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NOTE: THIS IS A BILL PROPOSED BY THE GOVERNOR AND/OR AGENCIES OF THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH, AND THEREFORE THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE, PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, MINORITY LEADER, OR COMMITTEE CHAIR ARE LISTED AS AN OFFICIAL SPONSOR, BUT IT IS NOT A PROPOSAL OFFERED BY THOSE OFFICIALS.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Authorizes Eminent Domain Against Certain Film Production Entitites

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (97-38) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Eminent Domain Against Certain Film Production Entities

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to repass a bill after having adopted a conference report that amends tax credits for film production entities.

Highlights:

  • Authorizes the Governor to transfer the following amounts to the Department of Business and Economic Development to be used as grants to supplement the film production activity tax credit program (Sec. 13):
    • $5 million from the Economic Development Opportunities Program; and
    • $2.5 million from the Special Fund for Preservation of Cultural Arts in Maryland.
  • Authorizes the Maryland Department of the Environment to establish an alternative source of funding to be deposited into a local watershed protection and restoration fund for Carroll and Frederick County (Sec. 18).
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (41-6) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Eminent Domain Against Certain Film Production Entitites

Vote Result
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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to repass a bill after having adopted a conference report that amends tax credits for film production entities.

Highlights:

  • Authorizes the Governor to transfer the following amounts to the Department of Business and Economic Development to be used as grants to supplement the film production activity tax credit program (Sec. 13):
    • $5 million from the Economic Development Opportunities Program; and
    • $2.5 million from the Special Fund for Preservation of Cultural Arts in Maryland.
  • Authorizes the Maryland Department of the Environment to establish an alternative source of funding to be deposited into a local watershed protection and restoration fund for Carroll and Frederick County (Sec. 18).
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A BILL PROPOSED BY THE GOVERNOR AND/OR AGENCIES OF THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH, AND THEREFORE THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE, PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, MINORITY LEADER, OR COMMITTEE CHAIR ARE LISTED AS AN OFFICIAL SPONSOR, BUT IT IS NOT A PROPOSAL OFFERED BY THOSE OFFICIALS.

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Failed (Senate) -

Title: Authorizes Eminent Domain Against Certain Film Production Entities

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (96-42) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Eminent Domain Against Certain Film Production Entities

Vote Result
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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes eminent domain authority to be exercised against certain film production entities.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes The Department of Business and Economic Development to exercise eminent domain authority to acquire the property of a “qualified” film production entity under the following circumstances (Sec. 2):
    • The “qualified” film production entity has claimed more than $10 million in tax credits for film production activities; and
    • The “qualified” film production entity ceases film production activity in the state. 
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (42-5) -
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Authorizes Eminent Domain Against Certain Film Production Entities

Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A BILL PROPOSED BY THE GOVERNOR AND/OR AGENCIES OF THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH, AND THEREFORE THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE, PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, MINORITY LEADER, OR COMMITTEE CHAIR ARE LISTED AS AN OFFICIAL SPONSOR, BUT IT IS NOT A PROPOSAL OFFERED BY THOSE OFFICIALS.

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