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HB 13 - Prohibits Sport Franchises from Building on Publicly Owned Land - Florida Key Vote

Sharon Pritchett voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -

Title: Prohibits Sport Franchises from Building on Publicly Owned Land

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (75-27) - (Key vote)
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Title: Prohibits Sport Franchises from Building on Publicly Owned Land

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits sport franchises from building or renovating on publicly owned land, effective July 1, 2018.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits a sports franchise from constructing or renovating a facility on publicly owned land (Sec. 1).
  • Requires that the lease or sale of a facility on publicly owned land be at fair market value (Sec. 1).

  • Requires contracts entered into by sports franchises on or after July 1, 2018 for construction or renovation on public land to include a provision obligating the sports franchise to pay off any outstanding debt incurred by the state to fund such construction (Sec. 1)

  • Defines a “facility” as a structure and its adjoining parcels of land that are primarily used to host games or events held by a sport franchise (Sec. 1).

  • Rep. Kionne McGhee is not listed on our vote breakdown because his vote did not accurately reflect his intentions; he initially voted “Nay” but changed his vote to “Yea” after the roll call.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits Sport Franchises from Building on Publicly Owned Land

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