TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – How would you like to buy those weekly Florida Lotto or Powerball tickets online and skip waiting in line at the grocery or convenience store?
A South Florida lawmaker wants to make it happen.READ MORE: NBA fines Miami Heat $25,000 for violating 'bench decorum'
Sen. Gwen Margolis filed a bill last Friday which would give the Florida Lottery the authority to create and run a program for online purchases of lottery tickets.READ MORE: Man faces several charges including pointing laser at BSO aviation unit
The will be considered during the 2016 legislative session.
Many Republicans including Gov. Rick Scott oppose selling tickets online.MORE NEWS: Miami ex-Proud Boys leader Henry 'Enrique' Tarrio to stay jailed until Capitol riot trial
The News Service of Florida contributed to this report.