Simulcast horse racing; Racing Commission authorizes wagering thereon & allocates proceeds. (SB597)

Introduced By

Sen. Tommy Norment (R-Williamsburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Racing Commission; simulcast horse racing; allocations. Authorizes wagering on historical horse racing and allocates the proceeds. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 086539284
01/09/2008Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/23/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB597)
02/06/2008Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendments (10-Y 4-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/06/2008Rereferred to Finance
02/12/2008Reported from Finance (14-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2008Read second time
02/14/2008Reading of amendments waived
02/14/2008Committee amendments agreed to
02/14/2008Engrossed by Senate as amended SB597E
02/14/2008Printed as engrossed 086539284-E
02/15/2008Passed by temporarily
02/15/2008Read third time and passed Senate (23-Y 14-N 1-A)
02/15/2008Communicated to House
02/18/2008Placed on Calendar
02/18/2008Read first time
02/18/2008Referred to Committee on Finance
02/19/2008Assigned Finance sub: 3
02/21/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB597E)
03/03/2008Left in Finance


Virginia ITSP Association, tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

Limits the number of satellites used for horse racing in a specified area and authorizes wagering on historical horse racing and allocates the proceeds.