VA SB19 | 2014 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on December 6 2013 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2014-02-05 - Continued to 2015 in Finance (17-Y 0-N)
Pending: Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Virginia Casino Gaming Commission; regulation of casino gaming; penalties. Creates the Virginia Casino Gaming Commission as the licensing body for casino gaming. The bill sets up the licensing scheme for casino gaming and provides penalties for violations of the casino gaming law. Under the bill, casino gambling shall be limited to localities in which at least 40 percent of the land area is exempt from local real property taxation pursuant to federal law or Article X, Sections 6 and 6-A of the Constitution of Virginia. The bill requires proceeds of the gross receipts tax and admission tax imposed on casino gaming operators to be paid as follows: (i) 10 percent to the locality in which the casino gaming operation is located and (ii) 90 percent into the Toll Mitigation Fund, which shall be used to mitigate the tolls established to support construction and maintenance of the Dominion Boulevard Bridge and Roadway Improvement Project and the Downtown Tunnel/Midtown Tunnel/Martin Luther King Freeway Extension Project.

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Virginia Casino Gaming Commission; regulation of casino gaming, penalties.


Roll Calls

2014-02-05 - Senate - Senate: Continued to 2015 in Finance (17-Y 0-N) (Y: 17 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2014-02-03 - Senate - Senate: Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendments (7-Y 5-N 2-A) (Y: 7 N: 5 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2014-02-05SenateContinued to 2015 in Finance (17-Y 0-N)
2014-02-03SenateRereferred to Finance
2014-02-03SenateReported from General Laws and Technology with amendments (7-Y 5-N 2-A)
2013-12-06SenateReferred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
2013-12-06SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100748D


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
182334.5(n/a)See Bill Text
22204(n/a)See Bill Text
223705.3(n/a)See Bill Text
223711(n/a)See Bill Text
331223.2:30(n/a)See Bill Text
41100(n/a)See Bill Text
41210(n/a)See Bill Text
41231(n/a)See Bill Text
41233(n/a)See Bill Text
591550(n/a)See Bill Text
591585(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources

Bill Comments