"The amendment replaces the Senate Bill with the House bill, so the state is required to prove by clear and convincing evidence that a defendant is not entitled to immunity when the defendant raises a prima facie case of immunity", Payne added.
The House vote is coming after the Senate passed its own gambling bill last week. However, the Seminoles will have to pay $3 billion to the state for a seven-year period in exchange for the right to keep their status as Florida's sole blackjack operator.
A Florida bill that would shift the burden of proof in "stand your ground" pretrial hearings is heading back to the Senate.
The proposal, sponsored by Rep. Neil Combee, R-Auburndale, would change what is now a second-degree misdemeanor charge - carrying a fine up to $500 and 60 days in jail - into a $25 noncriminal violation that can be paid to county clerks of court.
Rep. Jared Moskowitz, D-Coral Springs, said the proposal has come about because of growing concerns about security issues at a number of churches and temples and that, of all the gun bills filed this year, "this is probably the least offensive of all of them".
Democrat ends all-night speech as Supreme Court clash nears
He also said Gorsuch should not be considered until the investigation into alleged ties between Trump and Russian Federation ends. The Senate Judiciary Committee's primarily Republican approval of Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme Court has Democrats fighting back.
Legislators have a month left to reach an agreement amid heavy lobbying effort from those in the gambling industry.
In addition to this, it would allow the Seminole Tribe to offer craps and roulette at its casinos. Elections and retirements have changed the makeup - and the leadership - in both chambers, however.
Senator Bill Galvano, who sponsored the gambling bill that the Senate passed, has immediately shot down the idea of a possible compromise with the House's version of the measure.
The Senate's bill, sponsored by Sen. Both the House and Senate will have to agree on the same bill before it goes to the Governor Rick Scott's desk for approval. On the other hand, House Representatives argued during their Tuesday meeting that the bill could have treated pari-mutuels more fairly.