1. Limits the authorization, for the Office of Tourism to produce, own, sell or license services or personal property, to marketing and branding related promotional materials or items, copyrightable publications, artworks, trademarks or other intellectual property.
2. Stipulates that monies in the Tourism Development Fund are continuously appropriated for the purpose of supporting tourism marketing and branding of Arizona, rather than subject to legislative appropriation to support the Office of Tourism.
3. Requires the Office of Tourism, beginning in FY 2025, to report to the Joint Legislative Budget Committee by October 1 of each year the monies in the Tourism Development Fund and expenditures made from the previous fiscal year and the purposes of those expenditures.
Second Regular Session H.B. 2381
SHOPE FLOOR AMENDMENT
SENATE AMENDMENTS TO H.B. 2381
(Reference to House engrossed bill)
Page 2, line 28, strike "including" insert "limited to marketing and branding related"
Strike line 46, insert "CONTINUOUSLY APPROPRIATED FOR THE PURPOSES OF SUPPORTING TOURISM MARKETING AND BRANDING OF THis STATE. Beginning in fiscal year 2024-2025, on or before October 1 of each year, the office of tourism shall report to the joint legislative budget committee the monies in the fund and expenditures made pursuant to this section from the previous fiscal year and the purposes of those expenditures."
Amend title to conform