HB 1502 Baseball Stadium Authority.
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Virginia Baseball Stadium Authority. Makes numerous changes relating to the Authority as follows: (i) exempts the Authority from the Virginia Public Procurement Act, (ii) eliminates the requirement that office, restaurant, concession, retail and lodging facilities adjacent to the stadium be included within the definition of "facility," (iii) defines "minor league baseball stadium," (iv) eliminates the prohibition on using state funds to pay the salary of the executive director of the Authority, (v) clarifies that the Authority may lease its property to the Commonwealth or any political subdivision thereof. (vi) grants localities the right to acquire by eminent domain any real property which it may deem necessary for the purposes of acquiring a site for a stadium and to then sell the site to the Authority, (vii) states that no bonds shall be issued until the Authority has executed a long-term lease with a major league baseball franchise, (viii) allows sales tax revenues to be applied, in addition to the repayment of bonds, to stadium operating expenditures and other purposes, (ix) provides that the locality in which the stadium is located may direct that all admissions tax revenues generated by the stadium be remitted to the Authority for the repayment of bonds, stadium operating expenditures and other purposes, and (x) clarifies that the Authority and its employees are included within the Virginia Tort Claims Act. This bill is identical to SB 541.

Full text:
01/22/96  House: Presented & ordered printed 962319144  pdf
02/12/96  House: Printed as engrossed 962319144-E  pdf
02/20/96  Senate: Committee substitute printed 965579649-S1  pdf
03/08/96  House: Conference substitute printed 961428729-H1  pdf
03/20/96  House: Reenrolled bill text (HB1502ER)  pdf
05/01/96  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1038)  pdf

House amendments
House amendments rejected
Conference amendments
Governor's recommendation

01/22/96  House: Presented & ordered printed 962319144
01/22/96  House: Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/09/96  House: Reported from C. C. T. with amemdment (20-Y 2-N)
02/10/96  House: Read first time
02/12/96  House: Read second time
02/12/96  House: Committee amendment agreed to
02/12/96  House: Amendment #1 by Mr. Marshall rejected
02/12/96  House: Amendments #2, #3, #4, by Mr. Marshall rejected
02/12/96  House: Engrossed by House as amended
02/12/96  House: Printed as engrossed 962319144-E
02/13/96  House: Read third time and passed House (71-Y 28-N)
02/13/96  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (71-Y 28-N)
02/13/96  House: Communicated to Senate
02/14/96  Senate: Read first time
02/14/96  Senate: Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/20/96  Senate: Reported from Local Government w/sub. (15-Y 0-N)
02/20/96  Senate: Committee substitute printed 965579649-S1
02/21/96  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/96  Senate: VOTE: CONST. READING DISPENSED (40-Y 0-N)
02/22/96  Senate: Read third time
02/22/96  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
02/22/96  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 965579649-S1
02/22/96  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - comm. sub. 965579649-S1
02/22/96  Senate: Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N)
02/22/96  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE (40-Y 0-N)
02/23/96  House: Placed on Calendar
02/26/96  House: Senate substitute rejected by House (1-Y 98-N)
02/26/96  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (1-Y 98-N)
02/28/96  Senate: Senate insisted on substitute (39-Y 0-N)
02/28/96  Senate: VOTE: INSIST & REQUEST (39-Y 0-N)
02/28/96  Senate: Senate requested conference committee
02/29/96  House: House acceded to request
02/29/96  House: Conferees appointed by House
02/29/96  House: Delegates: Callahan, Keating, Scott
03/01/96  Senate: Conferees appointed by Senate
03/01/96  Senate: Senators: Saslaw, Whipple, Barry
03/07/96  House: Passed by for the day
03/08/96  House: Conference report agreed to by House (67-Y 28-N)
03/08/96  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (67-Y 28-N)
03/08/96  Conference: House & Senate sub. rej. by conference comm.
03/08/96  Conference: Sub. recommended by conference comm. 961428729-H1
03/08/96  House: Conference substitute printed 961428729-H1
03/08/96  Senate: Reading of conference report waived
03/08/96  Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/08/96  Senate: VOTE: ADOPT CONFERENCE REPORT (40-Y 0-N)
03/20/96  House: Reenrolled bill text (HB1502ER)
03/25/96  House: Enrolled
03/26/96  House: Signed by Speaker
03/28/96  Senate: Signed by President
04/10/96  House: Governor's recommendation received by House
04/17/96  House: House concurred in Gov's recommendation (97-Y 0-N)
04/17/96  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N)
04/17/96  Senate: Senate concurred in Gov's recommendation (38-Y 0-N)
04/17/96  Senate: VOTE: AGREE TO GOV'S RECOMM. (38-Y 0-N)
04/17/96  Governor: Governor's recommendation adopted
04/17/96  House: Reenrolled
04/17/96  House: Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/17/96  Senate: Signed by President as reenrolled
04/17/96  House: Enacted, Chapter 1038 (effective 7/1/96)
05/01/96  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1038)