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2018 Regular Session



Expansion of Commercial Gaming - Referendum - Sports Wagering

Sponsored by:

Delegate Turner


In the Senate - Hearing 3/27 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Providing that the General Assembly may authorize, by law, the State Lottery and Gaming Control Commission to issue certain sports wagering licenses; providing that a license may be issued only to the holder of a video lottery operation license or a license for mile thoroughbred racing or harness racing; declaring the intent of the General Assembly that State revenues generated by the proposed sports wagering be used for dedicated purposes including public education; submitting the Act to a referendum of the qualified voters of the State; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Turner, Kaiser, Ebersole, Luedtke, Walker, Buckel, Hornberger, and Rose
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2018
Contingency - on a referendum
Ways and Means  View Committee HearingBudget and Taxation  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Gaming
Narrow Subject(s):Constitutional Amendments
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Elections, State Board of
Federal Government
Gaming -see also- Awards, Medals; Bingo; Lottery; Raffles
General Assembly -see also- AELR Cmte; Leg Policy Committee
Lottery and Gaming Control Agency, State
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Sports and Recreation

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March 28, 2018 9:11 A.M.