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CS/HB 7109: Gaming

GENERAL BILL by Finance and Tax Committee ; Regulatory Affairs Committee ; Diaz, J.

Gaming; Provides for amendment to & ratification of Gaming Compact between Seminole Tribe & State of Florida; revises provisions for pari-mutuel wagering permitholders, pari-mutuel operating licenses, cardroom & slot machine operations licenses, transfer or assignment of pari-mutuel permit, relocation of permits, tax on handle & other taxes, live racing requirements, purse requirements, adoption of & injury to greyhounds, intertrack wagering & simulcast signals, limited intertrack wagering licenses; provides for thoroughbred purse supplement program, fantasy sports contests, multijurisdictional simulcasting & interactive wagering totalisator hubs, additional slot machine license, house-banked blackjack table games, designated player poker games, new facility guarantee fee; prohibits new pari-mutuel permits, relocation of facilities, conversion of pari-mutuel permits; directs division to revoke certain pari-mutuel permits. APPROPRIATION: $150,000

Effective Date: July 1, 2016, or upon approval by the United States Department of the Interior of the December 7, 2015, Gaming Compact ratified pursuant to s. 285.710, Florida Statutes, as amended by this act, whichever occurs later
Last Action: 3/11/2016 House - Died on Calendar
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/15/2016 House • Filed
2/16/2016 House • Introduced -HJ 460
2/26/2016 House • Referred to Finance and Tax Committee -HJ 604
2/28/2016 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- Finance and Tax Committee, 02/29/16, 2:00 pm, Morris Hall
2/29/2016 House • CS by- Finance and Tax Committee; YEAS 12 NAYS 5 -HJ 639
3/1/2016 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Finance and Tax Committee read 1st time -HJ 637
3/2/2016 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 690
• 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