HB 544/FN (BR 1684) - J. Crenshaw
AN ACT relating to transient room taxes imposed by urban-counties.
Amend KRS 153.450 to allow an urban-county government to impose an additional 2.5 percent transient room tax for the purpose of supporting mixed-use economic development projects and other activities promoting tourism.
HB 544 - AMENDMENTS
HCS - Retain original provisions with the following changes: provide that all of the moneys collected from the additional transient room tax shall be used for the purpose of financing renovations to a multi-use arena and convention center, defraying the operating expenses of a nonprofit corporation created for the management of the arena and convention center, and defraying the costs associated with improvements to state-owned tourism-related facilities.
Mar 4-introduced in House
Mar 5-to Local Government (H)
Mar 14-posted in committee
Mar 18-taken from Local Government (H); 1st reading; returned to Local Government (H)
Mar 19-reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules with Committee Substitute as a Consent Bill
Mar 20-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, March 21, 2014
Mar 21-taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day; 3rd reading, passed 52-40 with Committee Substitute ; received in Senate
Mar 24-to Appropriations & Revenue (S)