HJR 7113: Voter Control of Gambling Expansion in Florida
JOINT RESOLUTION by Regulatory Affairs Committee ; Diaz, J.
Voter Control of Gambling Expansion in Florida; Proposes amendment to State Constitution to provide that power to authorize expansion of gambling in Florida is reserved to people; prohibit expansion of gambling unless proposed & approved as constitutional amendment by initiative petition; define "expansion of gambling" & "gambling"; & clarify that amendment does not affect right of Legislature to exercise authority through general law or state's authority regarding tribal-state compacts.
Location: On 2nd Reading Calendar
Bill Text: PDF
• Introduced -HJ 461
• Referred to Finance and Tax Committee -HJ 604
• On Committee agenda-- Finance and Tax Committee, 02/29/16, 2:00 pm, Morris Hall
• Favorable by- Finance and Tax Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 1 -HJ 605
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 605
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/04/16
• Temporarily postponed, on 2nd Reading -HJ 817
• Died on Calendar
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