TOURISM MARKETING PERFORMANCE ACCOUNT AMENDMENTS
Amendment 1 March 6, 2014 5:08 PM
Senator Scott K. Jenkins
proposes the following amendments:
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. modifies requirements related to a sports organization receiving money from the Tourism
Marketing Performance Account;
. extends from fiscal year 2015 to fiscal year 2019 the number of years that growth in
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conducted by the office.
(6) (a) For
fiscal year beginning
on or after
July 1, 2007, the
allocate 10% of the
account money appropriated to the office
to be distributed
to a sports organization for
advertising, marketing, branding, and promoting Utah in attracting sporting events into the
as determined by the office
(b) For a fiscal year beginning on or after July 1, 2008, the amount distributed under
Subsection (6)(a) shall be indexed from the July 1, 2007 fiscal year to reflect a percent increase
or decrease of money set aside into the account as compared to the previous fiscal year.
The office shall provide for an annual accounting to the office by a sports
organization of the use of money it receives under Subsection (6)(a) or (b).
The sports organization
(i) provide an annual written report to the office that gives a complete accounting of the use of money
the sports organization receives under this Subsection (6); and
(ii) partner with the office to promote the state and to encourage economic growth in the state.
For purposes of this Subsection (6), "sports organization" means an organization
(i) exempt from federal income taxation in accordance with Section 501(c)(3), Internal
Revenue Code; and
created to foster national and international amateur sports competitions to be held
in the state and sports tourism throughout the state, to include advertising, marketing, branding,
and promoting Utah for the purpose of attracting sporting events into the state.
created to foster
national and international sports competitions in the state, including competitions related to Olympic
sports, and to promote and encourage sports tourism throughout the state, including advertising,
marketing, branding, and promoting Utah for the purpose of attracting sporting events into the state.
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