Gov. Steve Beshear Tuesday ceremonially signed legislation that expands incentives for tourism projects in rural counties.
“Since the Kentucky Tourism Development Act was approved in 1996, more than $1 billion has been invested in Kentucky tourism attractions,” Beshear said in a statement. “This legislation will help encourage tourism development in rural parts of Kentucky.”
House Bill 493, passed in the 2014 General Assembly, made two major changes to the tourism incentive law for projects in “enhanced incentive counties.”