Bill Sponsors: TN SB0016 | 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 3-1)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-04-30 - Companion House Bill substituted [SB0016 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Draft #2) [PDF]

Sponsors

NameTypeSponsorshipDistrictFinancialEncyclopediaBiography
Senator Steven Dickerson [R]PrimarySponsored BillsSD-020FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Senator Sara Kyle [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsSD-030FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Senator Katrina Robinson [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsSD-033FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Senator Jeff Yarbro [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsSD-021FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart

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