CRC - 2017 CS for P 67 By the Committee on General Provisions; and Commissioners Lee, Gaetz, and Heuchan 335-00149-17 201767c1 1 A proposal to create 2 new sections in Article X and Article XII of the State 3 Constitution to prohibit wagering on greyhound or 4 other dog races on or after a specified date. 5 6 Be It Proposed by the Constitution Revision Commission of 7 Florida: 8 9 A new section is added to Article X of the State 10 Constitution to read: 11 ARTICLE X 12 MISCELLANEOUS 13 Prohibition of wagering on greyhound or other dog races.—A 14 person that is licensed to conduct gaming or pari-mutuel 15 operations may not race greyhounds or any other member of the 16 Canis Familiaris subspecies in connection with any wager for 17 money or any other thing of value in this state. A person in 18 this state may not wager any money or other thing of value on 19 the outcome of a dog race. By general law, the legislature shall 20 specify civil or criminal penalties for violations of this 21 section and for activities that aide or abet violations. 22 23 A new section is added to Article XII of the State 24 Constitution to read: 25 ARTICLE XII 26 SCHEDULE 27 Prohibition of wagering greyhound or other dog races.—The 28 amendment to Article X, which prohibits wagering on greyhound 29 and other dog races, and the creation of this section shall take 30 effect upon the approval of the electors and applies to dog 31 racing activities as provided in this section. 32 (a) The failure to conduct live greyhound racing after 33 December 31, 2019, does not constitute grounds to revoke or deny 34 other gaming licenses to a person that is a greyhound 35 permitholder on November 6, 2018. 36 (b) The prohibition on wagering on the outcome of a dog 37 race shall take effect December 31, 2019.