Florida Senate - 2016 SENATOR AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for CS for SB 1050 Ì250612qÎ250612 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House . . . Floor: WD . 03/09/2016 03:27 PM . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Senators Diaz de la Portilla and Abruzzo moved the following: 1 Senate Amendment to Amendment (926844) (with title 2 amendment) 3 4 Between lines 1075 and 1076 5 insert: 6 Section 40. Paragraph (b) of subsection (5) of section 7 849.086, Florida Statutes, is amended to read: 8 849.086 Cardrooms authorized.— 9 (5) LICENSE REQUIRED; APPLICATION; FEES.—No person may 10 operate a cardroom in this state unless such person holds a 11 valid cardroom license issued pursuant to this section. 12 (b) After the initial cardroom license is granted, the 13 application for the annual license renewal shall be made in 14 conjunction with the applicant’s annual application for its 15 pari-mutuel license. If a permitholder has operated a cardroom 16 during any of the 3 previous fiscal years and fails to include a 17 renewal request for the operation of the cardroom in its annual 18 application for license renewal, the permitholder may amend its 19 annual application to include operation of the cardroom. In 20 order for a cardroom license to be renewed, the applicant, 21 except for a greyhound racing permitholder, must have requested, 22 as part of its pari-mutuel annual license application, to 23 conduct at least 90 percent of the total number of live 24 performances conducted by such permitholder during either the 25 state fiscal year in which its initial cardroom license was 26 issued or the state fiscal year immediately prior thereto if the 27 permitholder ran at least a full schedule of live racing or 28 games in the prior year. If the application is for a harness 29 permitholder cardroom, the applicant must have requested 30 authorization to conduct a minimum of 140 live performances 31 during the state fiscal year immediately prior thereto. If more 32 than one permitholder is operating at a facility, each 33 permitholder must have applied for a license to conduct a full 34 schedule of live racing. 35 36 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 37 And the title is amended as follows: 38 Delete line 1220 39 and insert: 40 adopt rules; amending s. 849.086, F.S.; exempting a 41 greyhound racing permitholder from a specified 42 cardroom license renewal requirement; providing an 43 effective date.