VA SB609 | 2020 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 7 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-02-05 - Incorporated by General Laws and Technology
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]

Summary

Virginia Lottery Board; Casino Gaming Establishment Location Commission; penalties. Authorizes casino gaming in the Commonwealth to be regulated by the Virginia Lottery Board. The bill specifies the licensing requirements for casino gaming and imposes criminal and civil penalties for violations of the casino gaming law. The bill establishes qualified locations for casino gaming operations, imposes a tax of 27 percent on the adjusted gross receipts of licensees, and provides for how the tax proceeds are disbursed. The bill also requires the Board to establish and implement a voluntary exclusion program and establishes the Problem Gambling Treatment and Support Fund administered by the Commissioner of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services to provide counseling and other support services for compulsive and problem gamblers, develop problem gambling treatment and prevention programs, and provide grants to support organizations that provide assistance to compulsive gamblers. In addition, the bill (i) creates the Casino Gaming Establishment Location Commission to evaluate and select proposals for the operation and development of casino gaming establishments, (ii) details qualifications for Commission members, and (iii) provides the criteria to be considered to evaluate and award proposals.

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Title

Casino Gaming Establishment Location Commission; created.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2020-02-05 - Senate - Senate: Incorporated by General Laws and Technology (Y: 14 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2020-02-05SenateIncorporated by General Laws and Technology
2020-01-30SenateAssigned GL&T sub: Gaming
2020-01-07SenateReferred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
2020-01-07SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103808D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
182334.5(n/a)See Bill Text
192389(n/a)See Bill Text
222544(n/a)See Bill Text
222553(n/a)See Bill Text
223711(n/a)See Bill Text
372304(n/a)See Bill Text
372314.1(n/a)See Bill Text
5814002(n/a)See Bill Text
5814004(n/a)See Bill Text
5814006(n/a)See Bill Text
5814100(n/a)See Bill Text
5814130(n/a)See Bill Text
591364(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources


Bill Comments

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