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2018 Regular Session



Gaming - Wagering on Sporting Events - Authorization and Implementation

Sponsored by:

Delegate Buckel


In the House - Hearing 3/02 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Authorizing certain license holders to apply to the State Lottery and Gaming Control Commission for a sports gaming license; requiring an applicant for a sports gaming license to pay an initial fee of $300,000; requiring a holder of a sports gaming license to pay a renewal fee of $50,000; providing for the distribution of licensing fees and the proceeds from wagering on sporting events; making the Act subject to a certain contingency; submitting, subject to a certain contingency, the Act to a referendum of the qualified voters; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Buckel, Hornberger, Long, Reilly, Rose, and Shoemaker
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2018
Contingency - on a referendum
Ways and Means  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Gaming
Narrow Subject(s):Age of Majority -see also- Minors
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Gaming -see also- Awards, Medals; Bingo; Lottery; Raffles
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Lottery and Gaming Control Agency, State
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Rules and Regulations
Sports and Recreation
Statutes:Article - State Government
(9-1A-01, 9-1A-03, 9-1A-30, 9-1A-31, 9-1D-01 through 9-1D-05)

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March 5, 2018 9:29 A.M.