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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)

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