S.B. No. 1038
relating to authorizing a special events trust fund to support
certain Olympic events, including training and development
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
SECTION 1. Subdivisions (1), (4), and (5), Subsection (a),
Section 5A, Chapter 1507, Acts of the 76th Legislature, Regular
Session, 1999 (Article 5190.14, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), are
amended to read as follows:
(1) "Endorsing county" means a county [
that has a
population of one million or more and] that contains a site
selected by a site selection organization for one or more games.
(4) "Game" means a Super Bowl, a National Collegiate
Athletic Association Final Four tournament game, the National
Basketball Association All-Star Game, the National Hockey League
All-Star Game, the Major League Baseball All-Star Game, a National
Collegiate Athletic Association Bowl Championship Series game, a
World Cup Soccer game, [ or] the World Games, a national collegiate
championship of an amateur sport sanctioned by the national
governing body of the sport that is recognized by the United States
Olympic Committee, or an Olympic activity, including a Junior or
Senior activity, training program, or feeder program sanctioned by
the United States Olympic Committee's Community Olympic
Development Program. The term includes any events and activities
related to or associated with the games.
(5) "Site selection organization" means the National
Football League, the National Collegiate Athletic Association, the
National Basketball Association, the National Hockey League, Major
League Baseball, the Federation Internationale de Football
Association (FIFA), [ or] the International World Games
Association, the United States Olympic Committee, or the national
governing body of a sport that is recognized as such by the United
States Olympic Committee.
SECTION 2. Subsection (q), Section 5A, Chapter 1507, Acts
of the 76th Legislature, Regular Session, 1999 (Article 5190.14,
Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), is repealed.
SECTION 3. This Act takes effect immediately if it receives
a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, as
provided by Section 39, Article III, Texas Constitution. If this
Act does not receive the vote necessary for immediate effect, this
Act takes effect September 1, 2005.
President of the Senate Speaker of the House
I hereby certify that S.B. No. 1038 passed the Senate on
May 5, 2005, by the following vote: Yeas 29, Nays 0; and that the
Senate concurred in House amendment on May 28, 2005, by the
following vote: Yeas 31, Nays 0.
Secretary of the Senate
I hereby certify that S.B. No. 1038 passed the House, with
amendment, on May 25, 2005, by the following vote: Yeas 144,
Nays 0, two present not voting.
Chief Clerk of the House