IN HB1015 | 2019 | Regular Session

Status

Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on May 8 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-05-08 - Public Law 293
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]

Summary

Various gaming matters. Authorizes sports wagering at riverboats, racinos, a Vigo County casino, and satellite facilities. Provides for the administration and conduct of sports wagering. Imposes initial and annual fees on a licensed owner, operating agent, vendor, or permit holder conducting sports wagering. Imposes initial and annual licensing fees on vendors conducting sports wagering. Specifies that a vendor contracting with a certificate holder has the same authority to conduct sports wagering as the certificate holder. Provides that the Indiana gaming commission (IGC) may issue a temporary certificate of authority or a temporary license to conduct business under certain circumstances. Requires the IGC to deposit vendor license application fees in the sports wagering fund. Requires the IGC to deposit sports wagering service provider license application fees in the sports wagering fund. Sets forth duties for the IGC concerning: (1) sports wagering; and (2) granting certain gambling licenses. Requires the IGC to adopt administrative rules. Specifies that the IGC may act upon information received from a sports governing body in considering requests to prohibit wagering on particular events or to prohibit making wagers of a particular type. Establishes a sports wagering service provider license. Provides that certain items must be acquired from a person that holds a supplier's license or a sports wagering service provider license. Provides that certain services must be obtained from a person holding a sports wagering service provider license. Specifies that required background checks apply to employees engaged in activities related to sports wagering. Specifies permissible sports wagering wagers. Prohibits wagering on e-sports. Provides the process for withholding delinquent child support from sports wagering winnings. Imposes a sports wagering tax of 9.5% on adjusted gross receipts received from sports wagering. Requires 3.33% of the tax revenue received to be deposited in the addiction services fund. Provides that the Gary riverboat may transfer to an inland location if the licensed owner: (1) submits a request to relocate; and (2) pays a $20,000,000 fee. Caps the maximum number of gambling games that may be offered at a Gary casino. Requires the licensed owner of the relocated Gary casino to pay an additional fee of $20,000,000 if: (1) gaming operations are relocated; and (2) the licensed owner sells or transfers the owner's interest in the owner's license within five years of relocation. Requires the licensed owner of the relocated Gary casino to: (1) offer each employee at the riverboat a similar position at the inland casino; and (2) consider hiring and training individuals laid off from the riverboat in East Chicago before considering other applicants. Provides that if a request to relocate the Gary riverboat is submitted, the IGC shall accept applications and proposals to award an owner's license to operate an inland casino in Vigo County. Requires a license fee for the owner's license to operate in Vigo County in the amount of $5,000,000. Requires the fee for the Vigo County casino license to be deposited in the state general fund. Requires a licensed owner conducting gaming operations in Vigo County to make certain payments to the City of Evansville. Provides that a person may not have an ownership interest in more than six of any combination of: (1) riverboat licenses; and (2) gambling game licenses. Reduces the graduated wagering tax on gambling games at racinos and the wagering tax on gambling games at riverboats. Provides that beginning with state fiscal years after June 30, 2021, a licensed owner or racino may not deduct more than $9,000,000 from adjusted gross receipts from wagering on gambling games. Distributes wagering tax revenue from a riverboat located in a historic hotel district to the West Baden Springs historic hotel preservation and maintenance fund beginning in 2021. Provides that wagering taxes for the Gary relocated casino continue to be imposed as if two riverboats were in operation for four years. Provides that East Chicago, Hammond, and Michigan City may receive supplemental payments from wagering tax distributions that would otherwise be paid to Gary if certain conditions are met. Provides that the IGC shall approve wagering on table games at a racino beginning January 1, 2020. Makes technical corrections and other changes to conform with recent changes to the riverboat law.

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Title

Various gaming matters. Authorizes sports wagering at riverboats, racinos, a Vigo County casino, and satellite facilities. Provides for the administration and conduct of sports wagering. Imposes initial and annual fees on a licensed owner, operating agent, vendor, or permit holder conducting sports wagering. Imposes initial and annual licensing fees on vendors conducting sports wagering. Specifies that a vendor contracting with a certificate holder has the same authority to conduct sports wagering as the certificate holder. Provides that the Indiana gaming commission (IGC) may issue a temporary certificate of authority or a temporary license to conduct business under certain circumstances. Requires the IGC to deposit vendor license application fees in the sports wagering fund. Requires the IGC to deposit sports wagering service provider license application fees in the sports wagering fund. Sets forth duties for the IGC concerning: (1) sports wagering; and (2) granting certain gambling licenses. Requires the IGC to adopt administrative rules. Specifies that the IGC may act upon information received from a sports governing body in considering requests to prohibit wagering on particular events or to prohibit making wagers of a particular type. Establishes a sports wagering service provider license. Provides that certain items must be acquired from a person that holds a supplier's license or a sports wagering service provider license. Provides that certain services must be obtained from a person holding a sports wagering service provider license. Specifies that required background checks apply to employees engaged in activities related to sports wagering. Specifies permissible sports wagering wagers. Prohibits wagering on e-sports. Provides the process for withholding delinquent child support from sports wagering winnings. Imposes a sports wagering tax of 9.5% on adjusted gross receipts received from sports wagering. Requires 3.33% of the tax revenue received to be deposited in the addiction services fund. Provides that the Gary riverboat may transfer to an inland location if the licensed owner: (1) submits a request to relocate; and (2) pays a $20,000,000 fee. Caps the maximum number of gambling games that may be offered at a Gary casino. Requires the licensed owner of the relocated Gary casino to pay an additional fee of $20,000,000 if: (1) gaming operations are relocated; and (2) the licensed owner sells or transfers the owner's interest in the owner's license within five years of relocation. Requires the licensed owner of the relocated Gary casino to: (1) offer each employee at the riverboat a similar position at the inland casino; and (2) consider hiring and training individuals laid off from the riverboat in East Chicago before considering other applicants. Provides that if a request to relocate the Gary riverboat is submitted, the IGC shall accept applications and proposals to award an owner's license to operate an inland casino in Vigo County. Requires a license fee for the owner's license to operate in Vigo County in the amount of $5,000,000. Requires the fee for the Vigo County casino license to be deposited in the state general fund. Requires a licensed owner conducting gaming operations in Vigo County to make certain payments to the City of Evansville. Provides that a person may not have an ownership interest in more than six of any combination of: (1) riverboat licenses; and (2) gambling game licenses. Reduces the graduated wagering tax on gambling games at racinos and the wagering tax on gambling games at riverboats. Provides that beginning with state fiscal years after June 30, 2021, a licensed owner or racino may not deduct more than $9,000,000 from adjusted gross receipts from wagering on gambling games. Distributes wagering tax revenue from a riverboat located in a historic hotel district to the West Baden Springs historic hotel preservation and maintenance fund beginning in 2021. Provides that wagering taxes for the Gary relocated casino continue to be imposed as if two riverboats were in operation for four years. Provides that East Chicago, Hammond, and Michigan City may receive supplemental payments from wagering tax distributions that would otherwise be paid to Gary if certain conditions are met. Provides that the IGC shall approve wagering on table games at a racino beginning January 1, 2020. Makes technical corrections and other changes to conform with recent changes to the riverboat law.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2019-04-24 - Senate - Senate - Rules Suspended. Conference Committee Report 1 (Y: 37 N: 12 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2019-04-24 - House - House - Rules Suspended. Conference Committee Report 1 (Y: 59 N: 36 NV: 1 Abs: 4) [PASS]
2019-04-09 - Senate - Senate - Third reading (Y: 44 N: 4 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2019-03-28 - Senate - Senate - Committee Vote (Y: 10 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2019-02-04 - House - Third reading (Y: 76 N: 8 NV: 1 Abs: 15) [PASS]
2019-01-28 - House - House - Committee Vote (Y: 11 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2019-05-08HousePublic Law 293
2019-05-08HouseSigned by the Governor
2019-04-30SenateSigned by the President of the Senate
2019-04-29SenateSigned by the President Pro Tempore
2019-04-29HouseSigned by the Speaker
2019-04-24HouseRules Suspended. Conference Committee Report 1: adopted by the House; Roll Call 648: yeas 59, nays 36
2019-04-24SenateRules Suspended. Conference Committee Report 1: adopted by the Senate; Roll Call 617: yeas 37, nays 12
2019-04-24SenateCCR # 1 filed in the Senate
2019-04-24HouseCCR # 1 filed in the House
2019-04-22HouseRepresentative Huston added as author
2019-04-22HouseRepresentative Torr removed as author
2019-04-22SenateSenators Mishler, Melton, Ford Jon and Leising added as advisors
2019-04-22SenateSenators Doriot and Stoops removed as advisors
2019-04-22SenateSenator Lanane added as conferee
2019-04-22SenateSenator Randolph Lonnie M removed as conferee
2019-04-22HouseHouse advisors appointed: Lehman, Smaltz, Bartels, Baird, DeLaney, Harris, Hatfield, Jackson, Pfaff, Porter, Pryor, Candelaria Reardon and Moed
2019-04-22HouseHouse conferees appointed: Huston and Austin
2019-04-15SenateSenate advisors appointed: Doriot and Stoops
2019-04-15SenateSenate conferees appointed: Messmer and Randolph Lonnie M
2019-04-11HouseHouse dissented from Senate amendments
2019-04-11HouseMotion to dissent filed
2019-04-10SenateReturned to the House with amendments
2019-04-09SenateThird reading: passed; Roll Call 421: yeas 44, nays 4
2019-04-08SenateAmendment #1 (Messmer) prevailed; voice vote
2019-04-08SenateSecond reading: amended, ordered engrossed
2019-04-01SenateCommittee report: do pass, adopted
2019-03-04SenateSenator Doriot added as third sponsor
2019-02-27SenateFirst reading: referred to Committee on Commerce and Technology
2019-02-05HouseReferred to the Senate
2019-02-04HouseSenate sponsors: Senators Messmer and Tallian
2019-02-04HouseThird reading: passed; Roll Call 84: yeas 76, nays 8
2019-01-31HouseSecond reading: ordered engrossed
2019-01-29HouseRepresentative DeLaney added as coauthor
2019-01-29HouseCommittee report: do pass, adopted
2019-01-03HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Judiciary
2019-01-03HouseAuthored by Representative Torr

Indiana State Sources

TypeSource
Summaryhttp://iga.in.gov/legislative/2019/bills/house/1015/
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/a/6/7/0/a6709676/HB1015.01.INTR.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/a/c/2/6/ac265941/HB1015.01.INTR.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/0/f/1/8/0f1857a0/HB1015.02.COMH.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/6/0/c/1/60c19e00/HB1015.02.COMH.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/3/6/2/5/3625cbbf/HB1015.03.COMS.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/e/a/4/4/ea44e8e2/HB1015.03.COMS.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/6/0/8/d/608d4d03/HB1015.04.ENGS.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/2/a/0/a/2a0a2fbf/HB1015.04.ENGS.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/5/6/d/c/56dce0e7/HB1015.05.ENRS.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/b/0/1/d/b01d51aa/HB1015.01.INTR.04.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/5/d/6/0/5d602ebc/HB1015.84.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/b/4/a/8/b4a8e87c/HB1015.02.COMH.01.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/9/8/8/1/9881b712/HB1015.421.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/5/3/1/d/531d60fe/HB1015.648.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/e/0/4/8/e048e863/HB1015.617.pdf

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