Racing Commission; distribution of allocations from live and simulcast horse racing. (SB513)

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 allocates the proceeds from such racing with fifty percent of the proceeds 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


01/13/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10100560D
01/13/2010Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/20/2010Passed by for the day in General Laws and Technology
02/01/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB513)
02/10/2010Incorporated by General Laws and Technology (SB655-Herring) (10-Y 4-N)
02/10/2010Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2010Committee substitute printed 10104984D-S1
02/10/2010Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (10-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2010Rereferred to Finance
02/16/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB513S1)
02/16/2010Reported from Finance with amendment (10-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2010Read second time
02/18/2010Reading of substitute waived
02/18/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10104984D-S1
02/18/2010Reading of amendment waived
02/18/2010Committee amendment agreed to
02/18/2010Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute with amendment SB513ES1
02/18/2010Printed as engrossed 10104984D-ES1
02/19/2010Read third time and passed Senate (27-Y 13-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2010Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2010Passed Senate (25-Y 14-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2010Placed on Calendar
02/22/2010Read first time
02/22/2010Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/23/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB513ES1)
02/23/2010Assigned GL sub: #3 ABC/Gaming
02/25/2010Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (5-Y 2-N)
03/14/2010Left in General Laws


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 3 minutes.


Nick Skias writes:

Well, they did it again when the House tabled this bill. Why do the Republicans think they are taking the high road when they consistently vote against anything for horse racing? Well I am sure they will find a way to fund transportation. I am, of course, being sarcastic.