Charitable Gaming, Department of; required to complete training to be registered bingo callers. (HB3140)

Introduced By

Del. Jack Reid (R-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Charitable gaming; bingo callers. Eliminates membership in a qualified organization in order to be registered with the Charitable Gaming Department as a bingo caller. The bill provides, however, that any bingo caller who does not receive remuneration and is not registered with the Department is required to be a bona fide member of the qualified organization for at least 12 consecutive months prior to conducting bingo games as a bingo caller. Read the Bill »


03/13/2007: signed by governor


01/18/2007Presented and ordered printed 070854488
01/18/2007Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/22/2007Assigned GL sub: #3 ABC/Gaming (Gear)
01/22/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB3140)
01/31/2007Read first time
02/01/2007Read second time
02/01/2007Committee amendment agreed to
02/01/2007Engrossed by House as amended HB3140E
02/01/2007Printed as engrossed 070854488-E
02/02/2007Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/02/2007Communicated to Senate
02/05/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2007Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/06/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB3140E)
02/14/2007Reported from General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/16/2007VOTE: (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2007Read third time
02/19/2007Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/19/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB3140ER)
02/28/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB3140ER)
03/01/2007Signed by Speaker
03/02/2007Signed by President
03/13/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 347 (effective 7/1/07)
03/21/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0347)