03RS HB451


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HB 451/FN (BR 1529) - J. Callahan, J. Fischer, J. Draud, T. Kerr, P. Marcotte, J. Reinhardt, A. Simpson, C. Walton

     AN ACT relating to tourism development and declaring an emergency.
     Amend various sections of KRS 148 to allow for a theme restaurant destination attraction, which shall have capital costs in excess of $5,000,000, seating capacity of 450 guests of which a minimum of 50% shall not be residents of the Commonwealth, and business plans that indicate that the facility will be open a minimum of 300 days a year and offer live musical or theatrical entertainment during the majority of operating hours, to be eligible for financial incentives under the Tourism Development Act


     HCA (1, T. Kerr) - Amend KRS 148.859 to prohibit any theme restaurant destination attraction from receiving sales tax refund if it fails to attract 50% non-residents.

     HFA (1, J. Callahan) - Attach the provisions of HB 28.

     Feb 11-introduced in House
     Feb 12-to Tourism Development and Energy (H)
     Feb 18-posting waived
     Feb 19-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with committee amendment (1)
     Feb 20-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 21-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 24, 2003; floor amendment (1) filed
     Feb 24-3rd reading, passed 96-0 with committee amendment (1), floor amendment (1)
     Feb 25-received in Senate
     Feb 27-to Appropriations and Revenue (S)

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