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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Chapter 550
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F.S. 550.175
550.175 Petition for election to revoke permit.Upon petition of 20 percent of the qualified electors of any county wherein any pari-mutuel wagering has been licensed and conducted under this chapter, the county commissioners of such county shall provide for the submission to the electors of such county at the then next succeeding general election the question of whether any permit or permits theretofore granted shall be continued or revoked, and if a majority of the electors voting on such question in such election vote to cancel or recall the permit theretofore given, the commission may not thereafter grant any license on the permit so recalled. Every signature upon every recall petition must be signed in the presence of the clerk of the board of county commissioners at the office of the clerk of the circuit court of the county, and the petitioner must present at the time of such signing her or his registration receipt showing the petitioner’s qualification as an elector of the county at the time of the signing of the petition. Not more than one permit may be included in any one petition; and, in all elections in which the recall of more than one permit is voted on, the voters shall be given an opportunity to vote for or against the recall of each permit separately. Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to prevent the holding of later referendum or recall elections.
History.s. 23, ch. 92-348; s. 787, ch. 97-103; s. 16, ch. 2021-271; s. 24, ch. 2022-7.