Virginia Racing Commission; authorizes wagering on historical horse racing & allocation of proceeds. (SB268)

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 50 percent of the proceeds distributed to the Commonwealth Transportation Trust Fund and the remaining 50 percent distributed to other entities. In addition, the bill (i) requires an existing racetrack 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


01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12
01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12102318D
01/10/2012Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/24/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB268)
01/30/2012Continued to 2013 in General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)