Bill No. CS/CS/CS/HB 1145
Amendment No. 279851
Senate House

1Representative Plakon offered the following:
3     Amendment to Amendment (295170) (with title amendment)
4     Between lines 659 and 660, insert:
5     Section 15.  Section 551.118, Florida Statutes, is amended
6to read:
7     551.118  Compulsive or addictive gambling prevention
9     (1)  The slot machine licensee shall offer training to
10employees on responsible gaming and shall work with a compulsive
11or addictive gambling prevention program to recognize problem
12gaming situations and to implement responsible gaming programs
13and practices.
14     (2)  The division shall, subject to competitive bidding,
15contract for provision of services related to the prevention of
16compulsive and addictive gambling. The contract shall provide
17for an advertising program to encourage responsible gaming
18practices and to publicize a gambling telephone help line. Such
19advertisements must be made both publicly and inside the
20designated slot machine gaming areas of the licensee's
21facilities. The terms of any contract for the provision of such
22services shall include accountability standards that must be met
23by any private provider. The failure of any private provider to
24meet any material terms of the contract, including the
25accountability standards, shall constitute a breach of contract
26or grounds for nonrenewal. The division may consult with the
27Department of the Lottery in the development of the program and
28the development and analysis of any procurement for contractual
29services for the compulsive or addictive gambling prevention
31     (3)  The compulsive or addictive gambling prevention
32program shall be funded from an annual nonrefundable regulatory
33fee of $250,000 paid by the licensee to the private provider
34pursuant to subsection (2) division.
T I T L E  A M E N D M E N T
40     Remove line 706 and insert:
41gambling activity; amending s. 551.118, F.S.; providing for a
42fee paid by a slot machine licensee to be paid to a private
43provider instead of the Division of Pari-mutuel Wagering to fund
44a compulsive gambling prevention program; providing an effective

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