Bill Status of SB2324 98th General Assembly
Short Description: TOURISM MARKETING&RECOVERY LAW
Sen. Sara Feigenholtz, Doris Turner, Dave Syverson, Laura M. Murphy, Laura Fine and Linda Holmes
| 4/23/2021||Senate||Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Tourism Marketing and Recovery District Law. Provides that a governmental unit (a municipality, county, township, or any combination thereof) may, by ordinance, initiate proceedings to create a tourism marketing and recovery district that would allow a transaction charge to be imposed upon customer transactions entered into by tourism businesses in the district and such charges may be based on revenue, sales, or any other business-related factor deemed appropriate by the governing body. Provides that the transaction charge collected by the governmental unit shall be remitted to a tourism and convention bureau to be used for marketing, promotions, sales efforts, events, and other activities that are reasonably related to the enhancement of tourism. Provides for the creation of a district plan, public hearing requirements, requirements of an ordinance forming a district, annual reports, modification of a district plan, expiration and renewal, termination, and challenges to the validity of the creation of the district or transaction charges. Defines terms.