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HB 1407: Greyhound Racing


Greyhound Racing; Creates "Greyhound Safety Act"; prohibits Division of Pari-mutuel Wagering of DBPR from granting license or permit to applicant convicted of animal cruelty, felony aggravated assault or battery, or felony child abuse; requires division to immediately revoke license or permit of person convicted of animal cruelty; provides that division may not commence administrative proceedings & must reinstate suspended license if division cannot confirm positive test result; provides certain requirements for maintaining safe racing facilities & racetrack surfaces.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/11/2016 House - Died in Business and Professions Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/12/2016 House • Filed
• Introduced -HJ 118
1/15/2016 House • Referred to Business and Professions Subcommittee; Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee; Regulatory Affairs Committee -HJ 230
3/11/2016 House • Died in Business and Professions Subcommittee