Miami-Dade Legislative Item
File Number: 043546
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File Number: 043546 File Type: Resolution Status: Amended
Version: 0 Reference: Control: County Commission
File Name: SPECIAL ELECTION - SLOT MACHINES Introduced: 12/29/2004
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action:
Agenda Date: 1/20/2005 Agenda Item Number: 10A23
Notes: SEE FINAL VERSION AS ADOPTED UNDER FILE NO. 050164) Title: RESOLUTION CALLING SPECIAL ELECTION IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2005 FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUBMITTING TO THE ELECTORS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY THE QUESTION OF WHETHER TO AUTHORIZE SLOT MACHINES IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY AS PROVIDED IN ARTICLE X, SECTION 23 OF THE FLORIDA CONSTITUTION [SEE AGENDA ITEM NO. 11A4]
Indexes: SPECIAL ELECTION
Sponsors: Bruno A. Barreiro, Prime Sponsor
  Carlos A. Gimenez, Co-Sponsor
  Sally A. Heyman, Co-Sponsor
  Dennis C. Moss, Co-Sponsor
  Sen. Javier D. Souto, Co-Sponsor
  Barbara J. Jordan, Co-Sponsor
  Dorrin D. Rolle, Co-Sponsor
Sunset Provision: No Effective Date: Expiration Date:
Registered Lobbyist: None Listed


Legislative History

Acting Body Date Agenda Item Action Sent To Due Date Returned Pass/Fail

Board of County Commissioners 1/20/2005 10A23 Amended P
REPORT: See Report Under Agenda Item 10A23 AMENDED, Legislative File No. 050164.

County Attorney 12/30/2004 Assigned Murray A. Greenberg 12/30/2004

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION CALLING SPECIAL ELECTION IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2005 FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUBMITTING TO THE ELECTORS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY THE QUESTION OF WHETHER TO AUTHORIZE SLOT MACHINES IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY AS PROVIDED IN ARTICLE X, SECTION 23 OF THE FLORIDA CONSTITUTION

BODY
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA:
Section 1. A Countywide special election is hereby called and shall be held in Miami-Dade County, Florida on Tuesday, March 8, 2005 for the purpose of submitting to the qualified electors of Miami-Dade County the question of whether to authorize slot machines in existing pari-mutuel facilities as provided in Article X, Section 23 of the Florida Constitution.
Section 2. The question shall appear on the ballot in substantially the following form:
SLOT MACHINES IN PARI-MUTUEL FACILITIES

PURSUANT TO ARTICLE X, SECTION 23 OF THE FLORIDA CONSTITUTION, WHICH WAS RECENTLY ENACTED BY THE VOTERS OF THE STATE, SHALL SLOT MACHINES BE AUTHORIZED IN CERTAIN PARI-MUTUEL FACILITIES IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, WITH ANY TAXES THAT THE FLORIDA LEGISLATURE MAY IMPOSE ON SLOT MACHINE REVENUES BEING SPENT TO SUPPLEMENT PUBLIC EDUCATION FUNDING STATEWIDE AS REQUIRED BY LAW?


YES

NO

Section 3. Such question shall appear on the ballot as a separate question or proposal. Those qualified electors desiring to adopt or approve such proposal shall be instructed to vote "YES." Those qualified electors desiring to reject or disapprove the proposal shall be instructed to vote "NO."
Section 4. This special election shall be held and conducted in accordance with applicable provisions of the general laws of the State of Florida and the provisions of the Miami-Dade County Home Rule Charter and Code.



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