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HB21-1285

Funding To Support Creative Arts Industries

Concerning the allocation of general fund money to provide support to creative arts industries, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
Session:
2021 Regular Session
Subject:
Business & Economic Development
Bill Summary



The act:

  • Transfers $5 million from the general fund to the Colorado office of film, television, and media operational account cash fund and appropriates that amount to the governor's office for use in the 2021-22 state fiscal year by the Colorado office of film, television, and media in awarding performance-based incentives for film production in Colorado and for the loan guarantee program to finance production activities;
  • For the 2020-21 state fiscal year, appropriates $3.5 million, in addition to the amount appropriated pursuant to Senate Bill 20B-001, from the general fund to the creative industries cash fund for the arts relief program and removes the prohibition against an applicant that received a relief payment from the small business relief program from also receiving a relief payment under the arts relief program;
  • For the 2020-21 state fiscal year, appropriates $1.5 million from the general fund to the creative industries cash fund for allocation by the creative industries division to a nonprofit organization that administers grants to certain cultural facilities that focus on programming for and have board representation from defined historically marginalized and under-resourced communities; and
  • Transfers the following amounts of money appropriated for the small business relief program that is not encumbered or expended by June 30, 2021:
  • Up to $12 million to the creative industries cash fund for the arts relief program; and
  • Up to $1 million to the Colorado office of film, television, and media operational account cash fund for performance-based incentives for film production in Colorado and for the loan guarantee program to finance production activities.
    (Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)

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