VA SB1059 | 2020 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 17 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-01-29 - Stricken at request of Patron in General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N)
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

Sports betting; Virginia Sports Betting Department created; Problem Gambling Treatment and Support Fund; Sports Betting Operations Fund; penalties. Establishes the Virginia Sports Betting Department and authorizes it to regulate sports betting. Before administering a sports betting operation, an entity is required to apply for a one-year license and pay an application fee of $50,000 to operate a sports betting facility or $100,000 to operate a sports betting platform. An entity could apply for a license to operate only (i) at a racetrack or off-track betting facility in a locality that as of 2020 had approved such facilities at referendum or (ii) in a locality that votes to allow sports betting at referendum. The Department could issue up to five licenses to operate a sports betting facility; however, this limit would not apply to a facility at an existing racetrack or off-track betting facility. The Department could issue up to three licenses to operate a sports betting platform.

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Title

Virginia Sports Betting Department; created, etc.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2020-01-29 - Senate - Senate: Stricken at request of Patron in General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N) (Y: 13 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2020-01-29SenateStricken at request of Patron in General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N)
2020-01-21SenateAssigned GL&T sub: Gaming
2020-01-17SenateReferred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
2020-01-17SenatePresented and ordered printed 20105418D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
182334.3(n/a)See Bill Text
223705.3(n/a)See Bill Text
223711(n/a)See Bill Text
372304(n/a)See Bill Text
372314.1(n/a)See Bill Text
5814100(n/a)See Bill Text
5814124(n/a)See Bill Text
591364(n/a)See Bill Text
591569(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources


Bill Comments

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