VA HB1661 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on January 17 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-02-06 - Incorporated by General Laws
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Lottery Board; regulation of casino gaming. Authorizes casino gaming in the Commonwealth to be regulated by the Virginia Lottery Board. The bill limits casino gaming to certain cities that meet the criteria outlined in the bill and requires that, prior to the establishment of casino gaming operations in such city, the voters of the city approve a referendum on the question of allowing casino gaming in the city. The bill also provides that if an operator license to conduct casino gaming is issued to an owner that is a Virginia Indian tribe, as described in the bill, for any city that meets the criteria outlined in the bill, any entity holding an owner's or operator's license from the Virginia Racing Commission that is operating in the same city shall be allowed to conduct casino gaming.

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Lottery Board; regulation of casino gaming.



2020-02-06HouseIncorporated by General Laws
2020-02-04HouseSubcommittee recommends incorporating (HB4-Knight) by voice vote
2020-01-22HouseAssigned GL sub: ABC/Gaming
2020-01-17HouseReferred to Committee on General Laws
2020-01-17HousePresented and ordered printed 20104675D

Same As/Similar To

HB4 (Similar To) 2020-04-22 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1197)

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
182334.5(n/a)See Bill Text
192389(n/a)See Bill Text
223711(n/a)See Bill Text
5814002(n/a)See Bill Text
5814006(n/a)See Bill Text
5814100(n/a)See Bill Text
5814101(n/a)See Bill Text
591364(n/a)See Bill Text

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