80th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 1523, Chapter 1426 Page: 3 of 12
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S.B. No. 1523
1 SECTION 4. Chapter 1507, Acts of the 76th Legislature,
2 Regular Session, 1999 (Article 5190.14, Vernon's Texas Civil
3 Statutes), is amended by adding Section 5C to read as follows:
4 Sec. 5C. SPORTING EVENT TRUST FUND FOR CERTAIN
5 MUNICIPALITIES AND COUNTIES. (a) In this section:
6 (1) "Endorsing county" means a county with a
7 population of 800,000 or more that contains a site selected by a
8 site selection organization for one or more events.
9 (2) "Endorsing municipality" means a municipality
10 with a population of 500,000 or more that contains a site selected
11 by a site selection organization for one or more events.
12 (3) "Event" means a National Collegiate Athletic
13 Association regional tournament or playoff game, a Senior Olympic
14 activity, including a training program or feeder program sanctioned
15 by the National Senior Games Association, or a major sporting or
16 athletic event or a related series of events sanctioned by a site
17 selection organization. The term includes any activities related
18 to or associated with the event.
19 (4) "Event support contract" means a joinder
20 undertaking, a joinder agreement, or a similar contract executed by
21 an endorsing municipality or endorsing county and a site selection
23 (5) "Site selection organization" means the United
24 States Olympic Committee (USOC), United States Youth Soccer
25 Association (USYSA), United States Bowling Congress (USBC),
26 Amateur Softball Association of America (ASA), National Senior
27 Games Association (NSGA), American Youth Football and Cheer (AYF),
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Texas. Legislature. Senate. 80th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 1523, Chapter 1426, legislative document, June 15, 2007; [Austin, Texas]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth155705/m1/3/: accessed September 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.