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House Bill 1238


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House Bill 1238

ARCHIVE (2004)

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DIGEST OF HB 1238 (Updated January 22, 2004 10:09 am - DI 103)

Incentives for filming in Indiana. Authorizes the use of state and university owned property free of charge as locations for making motion pictures. Provides that transactions involving tangible personal property are exempt from the state sales tax if the person acquiring the property acquires it for the person's direct use in the direct production of a motion picture in Indiana. Provides that costs associated with the purchase of machinery, equipment, or special purpose buildings used to make motion pictures are qualified investments for purposes of the capital investment tax credit throughout Indiana and the Hoosier business investment tax credit. Provides a state tax credit for expenditures that are made in Indiana and directly related to the production and postproduction of a motion picture. Authorizes the department of workforce development to fund job training in the film production industry from the state workforce development fund. Excludes obscene motion pictures from various incentives. Allows the trustees of Indiana University to issue bonds for the hotel facility on the Indianapolis campus.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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