Charitable gaming; definition of instant bingo, pull tabs, seal cards, and regulation of suppliers. (HB1998)

Introduced By

Del. Terrie Suit (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Charitable gaming; definition of instant bingo, pull tabs, and seal cards. Clarifies that Department-approved electronic instant bingo, pull tabs, and seal cards may be used in the conduct of charitable gaming. Read the Bill »


03/12/2007: signed by governor


01/08/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 070860520
01/08/2007Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/12/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB1998)
01/12/2007Assigned GL sub: #3 ABC/Gaming (Gear)
01/23/2007Committee substitute printed 070886520-H1
01/24/2007Read first time
01/25/2007Read second time
01/25/2007Committee substitute agreed to 070886520-H1
01/25/2007Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1998H1
01/26/2007Read third time and passed House (91-Y 7-N)
01/26/2007Communicated to Senate
01/29/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB1998H1)
01/29/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
01/29/2007Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/07/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB1998H1)
02/09/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/09/2007VOTE: (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2007Read third time
02/12/2007Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/12/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1998ER)
02/15/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB1998ER)
02/15/2007Signed by Speaker
02/15/2007Signed by President
03/12/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 264 (effective 7/1/07)
03/15/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0264)