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2009 House Bill 5088: Earmark certain use tax revenue to tourism industry promotion
Introduced by Rep. Dan Scripps (D) on June 11, 2009
To earmark a portion of the state use tax collected from the sale of tourism-related goods and services to promotional subsidies for the tourism industry.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Natural Resources, Tourism, and Outdoor Recreation Committee on June 11, 2009
Reported in the House on June 23, 2009
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on December 17, 2009
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises various details, but does not change its substance. This version was subsequently superseded by another substitute with more changes.
The substitute failed by voice vote in the House on December 17, 2009
Substitute offered by Rep. Dan Scripps (D) on December 17, 2009
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance of the bill as previously described.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on December 17, 2009
Amendment offered by Rep. Tom McMillin (R) on December 17, 2009
To revise a provision in the bill requiring a review of the "cost effectiveness" of using the foregone tax revenue to provide tourism industry subsidies, so as to require the "independent private entity" hired to perform the review from being one that benefits from any tourism related business.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on December 17, 2009
Received in the Senate on December 19, 2009
Referred to the Senate Finance Committee on December 19, 2009

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