HB1227 (CH0845)

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2017 Regular Session



The Problem Gambling Funding and Treatment Act of 2017

Sponsored by:

Delegate Mosby


Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 845

Synopsis:Specifying that the primary purpose of the Problem Gambling Fund is to provide funding for problem gambling treatment and prevention programs; requiring the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to use the funds to establish outreach programs for compulsive and problem gamblers and specified other individuals; stating that it is the intent of the General Assembly that, if the expanded purpose of the Fund results in a need for additional funding, the General Assembly will consider legislation to increase specified fees; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Mosby, Jones, Kaiser, McIntosh, Davis, Pena-Melnyk, Ali, Barron, Branch, Glenn, C. Howard, Korman, R. Lewis, McMillan, Morales, Oaks, Platt, Queen, Rosenberg, Sample-Hughes, Sanchez, Tarlau, and M. Washington
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2017
Ways and Means  View Committee HearingBudget and Taxation  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Gaming
Public Health
Narrow Subject(s):Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Gaming -see also- Awards, Medals; Bingo; Lottery; Raffles
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Mental and Behavioral Health
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Statutes:Article - State Government

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November 28, 2017 1:05 P.M.