HCS SCS SB 719 -- KANSAS AND MISSOURI METROPOLITAN CULTURAL DISTRICT

This bill makes several changes in the Kansas and Missouri Metropolitan Cultural District. The bill:

(1) Expands the membership of the board of directors by 2 members;

(2) Includes sports in the definition of "cultural activities." The definition of "cultural facility" is also expanded to include facilities operated or used for sports;

(3) Designates specific election dates for the approval of new tax levies. No new levy may be submitted to the voters before January 1, 2002; and

(4) Specifies that no new tax levy will be dedicated exclusively to sports or sports facilities.