Entry SB2520 / HB1574 - Apr 18, 2018

Entry SB2292 / HB2338 - Apr 11, 2018


As amended, requires the Comptroller of the Treasury to offer online continuing education courses for purposes of compliance with subsection. Also requires the Comptroller to provide an electronic affidavit of completion.

Entry SB1701 / HB1526 - Apr 11, 2018

Entry SB2518 / HB1540 - Apr 11, 2018

Entry SB2504 / HB2279 - Apr 11, 2018


As amended, establishes the "Competitive Wireless Broadband Investment, Deployment and Safety Act of 2018,” which sets for the requirements for small cell deployment in the state. The bill has been improved by amendment to streamline the process and includes provisions to allow cities to enforce generally applicable local laws, aesthetic plans, and to require work permits with fees.

Entry SB1496 / HB1727 - Apr 10, 2018


As amended,  establishes new values at which a local government can sell land previously acquired through condemnation to the original property owner and authorizes former property owners to request a statement of intent for public use regarding property taken through condemnation. The new value is the price paid to the former property owner by the local government, plus the cost of any documented expenditures that improved the value of the property and an amount equal to the average amount of interest that would have accrued on the amount paid to the former property owner if held in U.S. treasury bonds.

Entry SB891 / HB913 - Apr 18, 2018



A proposed amendment would cap all local Hotel-Motel taxes at 10% and mandate that all new revenue from future increases must be spent on the promotion of tourism and tourism development.  The amendment narrowly defines "tourism" as the business or industry of providing information, accommodations, transportation, entertainment, and other services to tourists.  "Tourism development" means the planning and conducting of programs of information and publicity designed to attract to a municipality tourists, visitors, and other interested persons from outside the area and to encourage and coordinate the efforts of other public and private organizations or groups of citizens to publicize the facilities and attractions of the area. It also includes the acquisition, construction, financing and retirement of debt in any tourism development zone, and remodeling of facilities used in the attraction and promotion of tourist, entertainment, sporting events, and convention and event centers. 


Entry SB2200 / HB2185 - Apr 18, 2018



As amended in the Senate, establishes, for any municipality authorized by private act or under general law of this state to levy by ordinance a tax on the privilege of occupancy in a hotel, when the existing rate of such tax on the effective date of this act is less than the maximum amount that the municipality may levy under such private act or general law, that any increase in such tax by ordinance on and after the effective date of this act is expended on the promotion of tourism or tourism development. The House is expected to adopt the Senate amendment.

Entry SB2332 / HB2315 - Apr 18, 2018

Entry SB2578 / HB2552 - Apr 10, 2018


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