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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.

Last Action: 3/11/2016 House - Died on Calendar
Location: On 2nd Reading Calendar
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/15/2016 House • Filed
2/16/2016 House • Introduced -HJ 461
2/26/2016 House • Referred to Finance and Tax Committee -HJ 604
2/28/2016 House • On Committee agenda-- Finance and Tax Committee, 02/29/16, 2:00 pm, Morris Hall
2/29/2016 House • Favorable by- Finance and Tax Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 1 -HJ 605
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 605
3/2/2016 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/04/16
3/4/2016 House • Temporarily postponed, on 2nd Reading -HJ 817
3/11/2016 House • Died on Calendar