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CS/SB 840: Gaming

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Hutson

Gaming; Authorizing and directing the Governor, in cooperation with the Seminole Tribe of Florida, to execute a new compact in the form provided; exempting a fantasy contest from certain regulations; authorizing a greyhound racing permitholder to receive an operating license to conduct pari-mutuel wagering activities at another permitholder’s greyhound racing facility; authorizing a harness horse racing permitholder to be a host track for purposes of intertrack wagering and simulcasting; requiring the division to revoke the permit of a harness horse or thoroughbred racing permitholder, respectively, who does not pay tax on handle for a specified period of time; revising where slot machine revenue tax payments must be deposited, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 3/7/2018 Senate - Laid on Table -SJ 851
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Regulated Industries (RI)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax (AFT)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    11/9/2017 Senate • Filed
    11/29/2017 Senate • Referred to Regulated Industries; Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax; Appropriations -SJ 65
    1/9/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 64
    1/12/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Regulated Industries, 01/17/18, 1:30 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
    1/17/2018 Senate • Favorable by Regulated Industries; YEAS 7 NAYS 2 -SJ 204
    • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax -SJ 204
    2/7/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax, 02/12/18, 1:00 pm, 401 Senate Office Building
    2/12/2018 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 354
    2/14/2018 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 354
    3/1/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 03/02/18, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
    3/2/2018 Senate • CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 16 NAYS 4 -SJ 753
    3/5/2018 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 753
    • CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 720, 721
    3/6/2018 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/07/18 -SJ 876
    3/7/2018 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 850
    • Substituted HB 7067 (Died in Conference Committee) -SJ 851
    • Laid on Table -SJ 851

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  • CS/SB 840, Committee Substitute 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/5/2018 at 1:07 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (6)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 7067 Gaming Tourism and Gaming Control Subcommittee Similar Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died in Conference Committee
    H 223 Fantasy Contests Brodeur Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died in Ways and Means Committee
    H 1367 (c1) Definition of the Term "Slot Machine or Device" Plakon Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Messages
    S 374 (c1) Fantasy Contests Young Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died on Calendar
    S 1478 Quarter Horse Racing Steube Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Regulated Industries
    S 1770 Gaming Machines or Devices Baxley Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Regulated Industries

    Citations - Statutes (17)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    285.710 Compact authorization. Page 7 (pdf)
    285.712 Tribal-state gaming compacts. Page 60 (pdf)
    546.13 Page 60 (pdf)
    550.01215 License application; periods of operation; bond, conversion of permit. Page 61 (pdf)
    550.054 Application for permit to conduct pari-mutuel wagering. Page 64 (pdf)
    550.0745 Conversion of pari-mutuel permit to summer jai alai permit. Page 69 (pdf)
    550.09512 Harness horse taxes; abandoned interest in a permit for nonpayment of taxes. Page 69 (pdf)
    550.09515 Thoroughbred horse taxes; abandoned interest in a permit for nonpayment of taxes. Page 70 (pdf)
    550.3345 Conversion of quarter horse permit to a limited thoroughbred permit. Page 71 (pdf)
    550.6308 Limited intertrack wagering license. Page 74 (pdf)
    551.102 Definitions. Page 76 (pdf)
    551.104 License to conduct slot machine gaming. Page 77 (pdf)
    551.106 License fee; tax rate; penalties. Page 82 (pdf)
    551.114 Slot machine gaming areas. Page 86 (pdf)
    551.116 Days and hours of operation. Page 88 (pdf)
    849.086 Cardrooms authorized. Page 88 (pdf)
    849.16 Machines or devices which come within provisions of law defined. Page 98 (pdf)

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  • SB 840, Original Filed Version Posted 11/9/2017 at 4:06 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Regulated Industries (Pre-Meeting) 1/16/2018 (pdf)
    Regulated Industries (Post-Meeting) 2/2/2018 (pdf)
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax (Pre-Meeting) 2/9/2018 (pdf)
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax (Post-Meeting) 2/14/2018 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Pre-Meeting) 3/1/2018 (pdf)
    Appropriations PCS 514374 (Pre-Meeting) 3/1/2018 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Post-Meeting) 3/5/2018 (pdf)

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 223 Fantasy Contests Brodeur Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died in Ways and Means Committee
    H 7067 Gaming Tourism and Gaming Control Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died in Conference Committee
    S 374 (c1) Fantasy Contests Young Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died on Calendar

    Proposed Committee Substitutes (1)

    PCS and Amendments Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    514374 - Proposed Committee Substitute Appropriations 2/14/2018
    4:15 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/2/2018
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 184406 - Amendment (Delete All) (514374)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Appropriations
    (Hutson)
    3/1/2018
    3:08 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/2/2018
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 578866 - Amendment to Amendment (184406)
    Delete lines 2662 - 2695.
    Appropriations
    (Braynon)
    3/2/2018
    9:10 AM
    (Late Filed)
    Withdrawn
    3/2/2018
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Amendments (5)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    787194 - Amendment
    Delete lines 156 - 290 and insert:
    Regulated Industries
    (Hutson)
    1/12/2018
    5:26 PM
    Withdrawn
    1/15/2018
    Web Page
    PDF
    831572 - Amendment
    Delete lines 156 - 290 and insert:
    Regulated Industries
    (Hutson)
    1/15/2018
    4:12 PM
    Withdrawn
    1/17/2018
    Web Page
    PDF
    439272 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Regulated Industries
    (Steube)
    1/16/2018
    1:29 PM
    Withdrawn
    1/17/2018
    Web Page
    PDF
    150524 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax
    (Hutson)
    2/9/2018
    1:16 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    2/12/2018
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 279096 - Amendment to Amendment (150524)
    Delete line 1582 and insert:
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax
    (Stargel)
    2/12/2018
    12:11 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    2/12/2018
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (3)

    Date Committee Result
    1/17/2018 1:30 PM Regulated Industries 7 Yeas - 2 Nays
    2/12/2018 1:00 PM Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax 5 Yeas - 0 Nays
    3/2/2018 9:00 AM Appropriations 16 Yeas - 4 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (5)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    546.13 Page 4 (pdf)
    550.01215 License application; periods of operation; bond, conversion of permit. Page 6 (pdf)
    551.104 License to conduct slot machine gaming. Page 10 (pdf)
    551.106 License fee; tax rate; penalties. Page 11 (pdf)
    849.086 Cardrooms authorized. Page 15 (pdf)

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