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SB 9 - Transferable Tax Credit for Film Production - Key Vote

Ohio Key Votes

Bob Gibbs voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Stage Details

Legislation - Referred to Committee (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (21-10) - (Key vote)

Title: Transferable Tax Credit for Film Production

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

A vote to pass a bill that authorizes a nonrefundable income tax credit for individuals and pass-through entity owners who invest money in motion picture production in Ohio before 2014.

-Authorizes a transferable, nonrefundable income tax credit for those who invest money in a motion picture production certified by the Director of Development as a “tax credit eligible production” (Sec. 1). -Requires that the credit amount be determined based on investment and eligible production expenditures (Sec.1). -Prohibits tax credits for an investment $300,000 or less (Sec. 1). - Authorizes that up to $100 million in tax credit certificates may be issued per year, but not more than $25 million in tax credit certificates may be issued in one production (Sec 1). -Prohibits tax credits for productions such as: news, weather, financial market reports, sports, award shows, political advocacy productions, fundraising production, sexually explicit production, and productions produced by a motion picture company or person in default on a loan granted by the state (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Transferable Tax Credit for Film Production


  • Thomas F. 'Tom' Patton (OH - R) (Out Of Office)


  • John A. Carey Jr. (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Kevin J. Coughlin (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Bob Gibbs (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Karen L. Gillmor (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Timothy J. Grendell (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James Michael 'Jim' Hughes (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Kirk J. Schuring (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark D. Wagoner Jr. (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
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