TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (CBSMiami/AP) — A bill that would have allowed two massive casinos in Broward and Miami-Dade counties is dead this legislative session.READ MORE: Authorities Arrest Dominican Congressman On Drug Trafficking Charges
A top House Republican initially filed the bill for the resort casinos.
But Rep. Dana Young filed a new version of her bill on Tuesday. The revamped bill (HB 1233) drops the casino proposal.READ MORE: Health Care Industry Gets Pass On 'Passports'
Young said that her new bill is the result of conversations with both Republican and Democratic legislators. She called it a “consensus” bill.
The Senate has not considered any major gambling bills this year. Instead, the Senate may pass a bill that extends an existing agreement with the Seminole Tribe of Florida for a year. That would let the tribe keep blackjack at its casinos.
Young’s bill does not address the Seminoles.MORE NEWS: Masks Will Be Optional Next School Year In Miami-Dade
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