MD SB864 | 2012 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Passed on May 22 2012 - 100% progression
Action: 2012-05-22 - Approved by the Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Authorizing the operation of instant bingo games using electronic machines; altering the definition of "slot machine"; clarifying that a specified handheld device is not considered a slot machine; specifying that provisions of law do not apply to paper tip jar gaming where authorized; authorizing the State Lottery Commission to make determinations regarding gaming devices and requiring the Commission to issue specified regulations; altering the purpose of the Special Fund for Preservation of Cultural Arts in Maryland; etc.

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Gaming - Electronic Machines - Regulation


Roll Calls

2012-04-04 - Third Reading Passed (Y: 116 N: 20 NV: 2 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2012-04-04 - Floor Amendment (Fisher) {943023/1 Rejected (Y: 62 N: 73 NV: 3 Abs: 3) [FAIL]
2012-04-04 - Floor Amendment (Bromwell) Rejected (Y: 61 N: 63 NV: 14 Abs: 3) [FAIL]
2012-04-04 - Motion vote previous question (Ivey) Adopted (Y: 73 N: 54 NV: 11 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2012-04-04 - Third Reading Passed (Y: 43 N: 4 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2012-03-19 - Third Reading Passed (Y: 42 N: 3 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2012-05-22 Approved by the Governor
2012-04-04 Third Reading Passed with Amendments (116-20)
2012-04-04 Floor Amendment (Delegate Fisher) 943023/1 Rejected (62-73)
2012-04-04 Floor Amendment (Delegate Bromwell) Rejected (61-63)
2012-04-04 Motion vote previous question (Delegate Ivey) Adopted (73-54)
2012-04-04 Floor Amendment (Delegate Bromwell) 743025/1
2012-04-02 Second Reading Passed with Amendments
2012-04-02 Floor Committee Amendment 705863/1 Adopted
2012-04-02 Special Order until later today (Delegate O'Donnell) Adopted
2012-04-01 Special Order until 4/7 (Delegate O'Donnell) Adopted
2012-04-01 Favorable with Amendments 155668/1 Report Adopted
2012-04-06 Favorable with Amendments Report by Ways and Means
2012-03-26 Hearing 4/3 at 1:00 p.m.
2012-03-19 First Reading Ways and Means
2012-04-04 Passed Enrolled
2012-04-04 Third Reading Passed (43-4)
2012-04-04 Senate Concur - House Amendments
2012-03-19 Third Reading Passed (42-3)
2012-03-17 Second Reading Passed with Amendments
2012-03-17 Floor Amendment (Senator Dyson) 253323/1 Adopted
2012-03-17 Favorable with Amendments 909937/2 Report Adopted
2012-03-19 Favorable with Amendments Report by Budget and Taxation
2012-02-14 Hearing 2/29 at 1:00 p.m.
2012-02-14 Hearing cancelled
2012-02-08 Hearing 3/21 at 1:00 p.m.
2012-02-03 First Reading Budget and Taxation


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