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SB 1198: Department of Gaming


Department of Gaming; Providing that the head of the Department of Gaming is the Gaming Commission; prohibiting certain persons from having a specified financial interest, engaging in any political activity, and engaging in specified outside employment; directing the Department of Gaming to contract with the Department of Revenue for tax collection and financial audit services; transferring and reassigning certain functions and responsibilities, including records, personnel, property, and unexpended balances of appropriations and other resources, from the Division of Pari-mutuel Wagering within the Department of Business and Professional Regulation to the Department of Gaming by a type two transfer, etc.

Effective Date: Except as otherwise expressly provided in this act, this act shall take effect July 1, 2016
Last Action: 3/11/2016 Senate - Died in Regulated Industries
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Regulated Industries (RI)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government (AGG)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    12/21/2015 Senate • Filed
    1/8/2016 Senate • Referred to Regulated Industries; Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government; Appropriations -SJ 91
    1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 91
    3/11/2016 Senate • Died in Regulated Industries

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  • SB 1198, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 12/21/2015 at 9:35 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Citations - Statutes (68)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    20.165 Department of Business and Professional Regulation. Page 14 (pdf)
    20.318 Page 4 (pdf)
    120.80 Exceptions and special requirements; agencies. Page 15 (pdf)
    285.710 Compact authorization. Page 17 (pdf)
    550.002 Definitions. Page 17 (pdf)
    550.0115 Permitholder license. Page 19 (pdf)
    550.01215 License application; periods of operation; bond, conversion of permit. Page 20 (pdf)
    550.0235 Limitation of civil liability. Page 22 (pdf)
    550.0251 The powers and duties of the Division of Pari-mutuel Wagering of the Department of Business and Professional Regulation. Page 23 (pdf)
    550.0351 Charity racing days. Page 26 (pdf)
    550.054 Application for permit to conduct pari-mutuel wagering. Page 29 (pdf)
    550.0555 Greyhound dogracing permits; relocation within a county; conditions. Page 37 (pdf)
    550.0651 Elections for ratification of permits. Page 38 (pdf)
    550.0745 Conversion of pari-mutuel permit to summer jai alai permit. Page 40 (pdf)
    550.0951 Payment of daily license fee and taxes; penalties. Page 42 (pdf)
    550.09511 Jai alai taxes; abandoned interest in a permit for nonpayment of taxes. Page 48 (pdf)
    550.09512 Harness horse taxes; abandoned interest in a permit for nonpayment of taxes. Page 51 (pdf)
    550.09514 Greyhound dogracing taxes; purse requirements. Page 53 (pdf)
    550.09515 Thoroughbred horse taxes; abandoned interest in a permit for nonpayment of taxes. Page 57 (pdf)
    550.105 Occupational licenses of racetrack employees; fees; denial, suspension, and revocation of license; penalties and fines. Page 58 (pdf)
    550.1155 Authority of stewards, judges, panel of judges, or player’s manager to impose penalties against occupational licensees; disposition of funds collected. Page 66 (pdf)
    550.125 Uniform reporting system; bond requirement. Page 67 (pdf)
    550.135 Division of moneys derived under this law. Page 69 (pdf)
    550.155 Pari-mutuel pool within track enclosure; takeouts; breaks; penalty for purchasing part of a pari-mutuel pool for or through another in specified circumstances. Page 70 (pdf)
    550.1648 Greyhound adoptions. Page 70 (pdf)
    550.175 Petition for election to revoke permit. Page 71 (pdf)
    550.1815 Certain persons prohibited from holding racing or jai alai permits; suspension and revocation. Page 72 (pdf)
    550.24055 Use of controlled substances or alcohol prohibited; testing of certain occupational licensees; penalty; evidence of test or action taken and admissibility for criminal prosecution limited. Page 75 (pdf)
    550.2415 Racing of animals under certain conditions prohibited; penalties; exceptions. Page 78 (pdf)
    550.2614 Distribution of certain funds to a horsemen’s association. Page 86 (pdf)
    550.26165 Breeders’ awards. Page 86 (pdf)
    550.2625 Horseracing; minimum purse requirement, Florida breeders’ and owners’ awards. Page 86 (pdf)
    550.26352 Breeders’ Cup Meet; pools authorized; conflicts; taxes; credits; transmission of races; rules; application. Page 105 (pdf)
    550.2704 Jai Alai Tournament of Champions Meet. Page 110 (pdf)
    550.334 Quarter horse racing; substitutions. Page 113 (pdf)
    550.3345 Conversion of quarter horse permit to a limited thoroughbred permit. Page 113 (pdf)
    550.3355 Harness track licenses for summer quarter horse racing. Page 116 (pdf)
    550.3551 Transmission of racing and jai alai information; commingling of pari-mutuel pools. Page 116 (pdf)
    550.3615 Bookmaking on the grounds of a permitholder; penalties; reinstatement; duties of track employees; penalty; exceptions. Page 118 (pdf)
    550.375 Operation of certain harness tracks. Page 119 (pdf)
    550.495 Totalisator licensing. Page 120 (pdf)
    550.505 Nonwagering permits. Page 122 (pdf)
    550.5251 Florida thoroughbred racing; certain permits; operating days. Page 125 (pdf)
    550.625 Intertrack wagering; purses; breeders’ awards. Page 125 (pdf)
    550.6305 Intertrack wagering; guest track payments; accounting rules. Page 126 (pdf)
    550.6308 Limited intertrack wagering license. Page 128 (pdf)
    550.70 Jai alai general provisions; chief court judges required; extension of time to construct fronton; amateur jai alai contests permitted under certain conditions; playing days’ limitations; locking of pari-mutuel machines. Page 130 (pdf)
    550.902 Purposes. Page 130 (pdf)
    550.907 Compact committee. Page 130 (pdf)
    551.102 Definitions. Page 131 (pdf)
    551.103 Powers and duties of the division and law enforcement. Page 131 (pdf)
    551.104 License to conduct slot machine gaming. Page 136 (pdf)
    551.1045 Temporary licenses. Page 146 (pdf)
    551.105 Slot machine license renewal. Page 147 (pdf)
    551.106 License fee; tax rate; penalties. Page 147 (pdf)
    551.107 Slot machine occupational license; findings; application; fee. Page 150 (pdf)
    551.108 Prohibited relationships. Page 159 (pdf)
    551.109 Prohibited acts; penalties. Page 160 (pdf)
    551.112 Exclusions of certain persons. Page 161 (pdf)
    551.114 Slot machine gaming areas. Page 161 (pdf)
    551.117 Penalties. Page 162 (pdf)
    551.118 Compulsive or addictive gambling prevention program. Page 162 (pdf)
    551.121 Prohibited activities and devices; exceptions. Page 163 (pdf)
    551.122 Rulemaking. Page 164 (pdf)
    551.123 Legislative authority; administration of chapter. Page 164 (pdf)
    565.02 License fees; vendors; clubs; caterers; and others. Page 165 (pdf)
    817.37 Touting; defining; providing punishment; ejection from racetracks. Page 165 (pdf)
    849.086 Cardrooms authorized. Page 167 (pdf)

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