15 U.S.C. § 7001 - U.S. Code - Unannotated Title 15. Commerce and Trade § 7001. General rule of validity

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(1) The commission shall establish criteria for any stadium site.  In establishing such criteria, the commission shall consider factors that it deems relevant, including, but not limited to:

(a) The need for access to the site by motor vehicles, pedestrians, and others using the stadium, including the proximity to highways, the capacity of surrounding streets and highways to handle traffic, the proximity to actual and proposed public transportation, and the overall convenience to the citizens of the district;

(b) The extent to which financial incentives from private sources, including landowners and developers, may be maximized in order to reduce the amount of public moneys required to be expended for a stadium site;

(c) The extent to which the economic potential resulting from the location of a stadium may be maximized, including the compatibility of a stadium with other actual or proposed development;

(d) The compatibility of a stadium with surrounding neighborhoods;

(e) The existence of readily available fire and police protection services;

(f) The existence or the potential for the existence of adequate parking facilities for motor vehicles in the immediately surrounding area.

(2) Any incentive offered by a city, city and county, county, or other local government to induce the commission to select a site within such city, city and county, county, or other local government shall be binding and enforceable against the city, city and county, county, or other local government if the commission selects a site located within the boundaries of such city, city and county, county, or other local government.

(3) The commission shall not select a site located within the jurisdiction of a governmental entity having the authority to impose any construction- or land development-related permits and fees unless such governmental entity agrees to waive such permits and fees to the extent the charge for such permits and fees exceeds the actual cost incurred by the governmental entity for the service provided by the governmental entity in connection with such permits and fees.

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