Bill Sponsors: TN HB0001 | 2019-2020 | 111th General Assembly

Bill Title: As introduced, authorizes sports betting in this state only in jurisdictions that approve sports betting by local option election; imposes a 10 percent tax on gaming revenue; distributes 40 percent of the tax to the general fund for general appropriations, 30 percent to Tennessee colleges of applied technologies and community colleges for equipment and capital projects, and 30 percent to local governments for education and infrastructure; establishes the Tennessee gaming commission to regulate sports betting; authorizes the commission to collaborate with the Tennessee bureau of investigation for purposes of enforcement. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 14; Title 38; Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 5; Title 47, Chapter 18; Title 49 and Title 67.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 7-3)

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-04-25 - Received from House, Passed on First Consideration [HB0001 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [PDF]

Sponsors

NameTypeSponsorshipDistrictFinancialEncyclopediaBiography
Representative Rick Staples [D]PrimarySponsored BillsHD-015FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Bill Sanderson [R]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-077FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Karen Camper [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-087FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Bob Ramsey [R]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-020FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Thomas Tillis [R]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-092FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Jason Hodges [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-067FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative G Hardaway [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-093FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Jason Potts [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-059FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative London Lamar [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-091FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Barbara Cooper [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-086FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart

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