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HB 1317: Sports Wagering

GENERAL BILL by LaMarca

Sports Wagering; Authorizes wagers on sports events; provides duties of Division of Pari-mutuel Wagering; authorizes application to division for license to operate sports pool; requires annual renewal of license; prohibits sports pools from being offered by anyone other than division or licensee; specifies requirements for accepting wagers; authorizes provision of benefits to induce wagering; requires background checks for licensee employees; prohibits & requires adoption of procedures to prevent certain persons from wagering; prohibits accepting wagers from certain persons; provides for distribution of unclaimed winnings; requires deposit of certain penalties into DBPR's Pari-mutuel Wagering Trust Fund.

Effective Date: October 1, 2021, if HB 1319 and HB 1321 or similar legislation are adopted in the same legislative session or an extension thereof and become law
Last Action: 3/5/2021 House - Now in Regulatory Reform Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/25/2021 House • Filed
3/2/2021 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
3/5/2021 House • Referred to Regulatory Reform Subcommittee
• Referred to State Administration & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee
• Referred to Ways & Means Committee
• Referred to Commerce Committee
• Now in Regulatory Reform Subcommittee