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The 2022 Florida Statutes (including 2022 Special Session A and 2023 Special Session B)

Chapter 550
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F.S. 550.135
1550.135 Division of moneys derived under this law.All moneys that are deposited with the Chief Financial Officer to the credit of the Pari-mutuel Wagering Trust Fund shall be distributed as follows:
(1) The daily license fee revenues collected pursuant to s. 550.0951(1) shall be used to fund the operating cost of the commission; however, other collections in the Pari-mutuel Wagering Trust Fund may also be used to fund the operation of the commission in accordance with authorized appropriations.
(2) The slot machine license fee, the slot machine occupational license fee, and the compulsive or addictive gambling prevention program fee collected pursuant to ss. 551.106, 551.107(2)(a)1., and 551.118 shall be used to fund the direct and indirect operating expenses of the commission’s operations and to provide funding for relevant enforcement activities in accordance with authorized appropriations.
History.s. 19, ch. 92-348; s. 208, ch. 94-218; s. 8, ch. 96-364; s. 5, ch. 2000-354; s. 656, ch. 2003-261; s. 1, ch. 2004-281; s. 1, ch. 2007-83; ss. 48, 49, 99, ch. 2022-157; s. 5, ch. 2022-179.

A. Section 48, ch. 2022-157, amended s. 550.135 “[i]n order to implement Specific Appropriations 1353 through 1391 of the 2022-2023 General Appropriations Act.”

B. Section 49, ch. 2022-157, provides that “[t]he amendments to s. 550.135, Florida Statutes, made by this act expire July 1, 2023, and the text of that section shall revert to that in existence on June 30, 2022, except that any amendments to such text enacted other than by this act shall be preserved and continue to operate to the extent that such amendments are not dependent upon the portions of text which expire pursuant to this section.”

C. Section 99, ch. 2022-157, provides that “[i]f any other act passed during the 2022 Regular Session of the Legislature contains a provision that is substantively the same as a provision in this act, but that removes or is otherwise not subject to the future repeal applied to such provision by this act, the Legislature intends that the provision in the other act takes precedence and continues to operate, notwithstanding the future repeal provided by this act.” Section 5, ch. 2022-179, amended s. 550.135 using language substantively the same as the amendment by s. 48, ch. 2022-157, and did not include a repeal provision.