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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
Location: In committee/council (BPS)
Bill Text: PDF

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  • 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

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  • HB 1407, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/12/2016 at 9:11 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 732 Greyhound Racing Smith Identical Last Action: 3/11/2016 S Died in Regulated Industries
    Location: In committee/council (RI)

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    550.2415 Racing of animals under certain conditions prohibited; penalties; exceptions. Page 1 (pdf)

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