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CS HB 1079 - Funding for Professional Sports Franchise Facilities - Key Vote

Florida Key Votes

Dennis Ross voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (74-41) - (Key vote)

Title: Funding for Professional Sports Franchise Facilities

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes up to $60 million in subsidies for facilities for professional baseball, basketball, football, and hockey franchises.

-Defines criteria for a sports franchise facility to be eligible for sales tax funding as including a projected annual paid attendance of over 300,000 and a projected annual sales tax revenue to the state of at least $4 million from the operation of the facility (sec. 1). - Authorizes distributions of up to $166,667 on a monthly basis for up to 30 years for facilities certified as a “facility for a professional sports franchise" (sec. 2).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Funding for Professional Sports Franchise Facilities


  • Anthony Trey Traviesa (FL - R) (Out Of Office)


  • Kevin C. Ambler (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Carlos Lopez-Cantera (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
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