S.B. No. 1265
  relating to the eligibility of the National Hot Rod Association
  Fall Nationals at the Texas Motorplex for funding under the Major
  Events Reimbursement Program.
         SECTION 1.  Sections 478.0001(3) and (7), Government Code,
  as effective April 1, 2021, are amended to read as follows:
               (3)  "Event" means any of the following and includes
  any activity related to or associated with the following:
                     (A)  the Academy of Country Music Awards;
                     (B)  the Amateur Athletic Union Junior Olympic
                     (C)  the Breeders' Cup World Championships;
                     (D)  a game of the College Football Playoff or its
                     (E)  an Elite Rodeo Association World
                     (F)  a Formula One automobile race;
                     (G)  the largest event held each year at a sports
  entertainment venue in this state with a permanent seating
  capacity, including grandstand and premium seating, of at least
                     (H)  the Major League Baseball All-Star Game;
                     (I)  the Major League Soccer All-Star Game or the
  Major League Soccer Cup;
                     (J)  a mixed martial arts championship;
                     (K)  the Moto Grand Prix of the United States;
                     (L)  the National Association for Stock Car Auto
  Racing (NASCAR):
                           (i)  All-Star Race; or
                           (ii)  season-ending Championship Race;
                     (M)  the National Basketball Association All-Star
                     (N)  a National Collegiate Athletic Association
  Final Four tournament game;
                     (O)  the National Collegiate Athletic Association
  men's or women's lacrosse championships;
                     (P)  a national collegiate championship of an
  amateur sport sanctioned by the national governing body of the
  sport that is recognized by the United States Olympic Committee;
                     (Q)  the National Cutting Horse Association
  Triple Crown;
                     (R)  the National Hockey League All-Star Game;
                     (S)  the National Hot Rod Association Fall
  Nationals at the Texas Motorplex;
                     (T)  a national political convention of the
  Republican National Committee or the Democratic National
                     (U) [(T)]  an Olympic activity, including a
  Junior or Senior activity, training program, or feeder program
  sanctioned by the United States Olympic Committee's Community
  Olympic Development Program;
                     (V) [(U)]  a presidential general election
                     (W) [(V)]  the Professional Rodeo Cowboys
  Association National Finals Rodeo;
                     (X) [(W)]  a Super Bowl;
                     (Y) [(X)]  the United States Open Championship;
                     (Z) [(Y)]  a World Cup soccer game or the World
  Cup soccer tournament;
                     (AA) [(Z)]  the World Games; or
                     (BB) [(AA)]  the X Games.
               (7)  "Site selection organization" means:
                     (A)  the Academy of Country Music;
                     (B)  the Amateur Athletic Union;
                     (C)  the College Football Playoff Administration,
  LLC, or its successor;
                     (D)  the Commission on Presidential Debates;
                     (E)  the Democratic National Committee;
                     (F)  Dorna Sports;
                     (G)  the Elite Rodeo Association;
                     (H)  ESPN or an affiliate;
                     (I)  the Federation Internationale de Football
  Association (FIFA);
                     (J)  the International World Games Association;
                     (K)  Major League Baseball;
                     (L)  Major League Soccer;
                     (M)  the National Association for Stock Car Auto
  Racing (NASCAR);
                     (N)  the National Basketball Association;
                     (O)  the National Collegiate Athletic
                     (P)  the National Cutting Horse Association;
                     (Q)  the National Football League;
                     (R)  the National Hockey League;
                     (S)  the National Hot Rod Association;
                     (T)  the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association;
                     (U) [(T)]  the Republican National Committee;
                     (V) [(U)]  the Ultimate Fighting Championship;
                     (W) [(V)]  the United States Golf Association;
                     (X) [(W)]  the United States Olympic Committee;
                     (Y) [(X)]  the national governing body of a sport
  that is recognized by:
                           (i)  the Federation Internationale de
                           (ii)  Formula One Management Limited;
                           (iii)  the National Thoroughbred Racing
  Association; or
                           (iv)  the United States Olympic Committee.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2021.
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 1265 passed the Senate on
  April 29, 2021, by the following vote:  Yeas 28, Nays 3.
  Secretary of the Senate    
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 1265 passed the House on
  May 6, 2021, by the following vote:  Yeas 105, Nays 35, three
  present not voting.
  Chief Clerk of the House