If you’re keeping up with House Bill 193, Expand Uses for Mecklenburg County/Charlotte Local Taxes which would expand the allowed uses for a local occupancy tax to include the Panthers Stadium and an amateur sports center (in addition to the Charlotte Convention Center).  See my twitter report @beckigray for play by play of the meeting.  See this report for background and check Meck Deck for updates and analysis.

The bill passed the House Finance Committee this morning and will be heard on the House floor next before moving over to the Senate.  Here’s who voted yes and who voted no in the House Finance Committee this morning:

Alexander yes

Blust yes

R Brawley no

Bill Brawley yes

Burr no

Carney yes

Collins yes

Cotham yes

Davis no

Dollar yes

Hager yes

Hall yes

Hamilton yes

Hanes yes

Hardister yes

Holley yes

Howard yes

Johnson absent

Jones no

Jordan no

Lewis absent

Luebke no

McManus yes

Moffitt yes

Rodney Moore yes

Tim Moore absent

Debra Ross yes

Samuelson yes

Schaffer yes

Setzer no

Stam absent

Starnes no

Stone no

Tine absent

Waddell yes

Warren absent

Wells yes