Voter Control of Gambling in Florida

Add new Section 29 to Article X

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This amendment ensures that Florida voters shall have the exclusive right to decide whether to authorize casino gambling by requiring that in order for casino gambling to be authorized under Florida law, it must be approved by Florida voters pursuant to Article XI, Section 3 of the Florida Constitution. Affects articles X and XI. Defines casino gambling and clarifies that this amendment does not conflict with federal law regarding state/tribal compacts.

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Voters In Charge
2640-A Mitcham Drive
Tallahassee, FL 32308-
(407) 608-5916
  Contact: John Sowinski, Chairperson

 Required for review by Attorney General: 76,632  
 Required to have initiative on the ballot: 766,200  
 Number currently valid: 574,021**  
(View By District by County)
**Verified Totals are UNOFFICIAL until the Initiative receives certification and a ballot number.

Status: Active
Approval Date: 10/26/2015 
Undue Burden:  
Made Review: 04/05/2016 
Attorney General: 04/05/2016 
Sent to Supreme Court: 05/06/2016 
Supreme Court Ruling: Constitutional  
SC Ruling Date: 04/20/2017 
Financial Impact Statement Date: 05/19/2016 
SC Approval of Financial Impact Statement: 04/20/2017 
Made Ballot:  
Ballot Number: 0  
Election Year: 2018 

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