GA SB45 | 2019-2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on January 30 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-01-13 - Senate Recommitted
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to state government, so as to provide for pari-mutuel horse racing in this state at a limited number of licensed equestrian centers; to create the Georgia Horse Racing Commission; to provide for the comprehensive regulation of pari-mutuel and related activities; to provide for legislative findings; to provide for definitions; to enter into the Interstate Compact on Licensure of Participants in Live Racing with Pari-mutuel Wagering; to provide a short title; to provide for related matters; to provide for a contingent effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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2020-01-13SenateSenate Recommitted
2019-02-25SenateSenate Read Second Time
2019-02-22SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2019-02-05SenateSenate Read and Referred
2019-01-30SenateSenate Hopper

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