Racing Commission; allocations from simulcast horse racing. (SB1397)

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. The bill also and allocates the proceeds from such racing with fifty percent of the proceeds will be distributed to the Commonwealth Transportation Trust Fund and the remaining fifty percent distributed to other entities. In addition, the bill (i) requires the existing race track to provide gambling educational programs including information on the availability of gambling addiction counseling and (ii) requires the promulgation of emergency regulations. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/14/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 096582284
01/14/2009Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/28/2009Stricken at request of Patron in General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)