Virginia Casino Gaming Commission; created, penalties, report. (SB687)

Introduced By

Sen. Louise Lucas (D-Portsmouth)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Casino Gaming Commission; regulation of casino gaming; penalties. Creates the Virginia Casino Gaming Commission as the licensing body for casino gaming. The bill sets up the licensing scheme for casino gaming and provides penalties for violations of the casino gaming law. Under bill, casino gambling shall be limited to localities that in which at least fifty percent of the land area is exempt from local real property taxation pursuant to federal law or Article X, Section 6 A 1 through A 5 and A 7 of the Constitution of Virginia. The bill also contains technical amendments. Read the Bill »


01/28/2013: Failed to Pass in Committee


07/16/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13100156D
07/16/2012Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
07/26/2012Impact statement from VCSC (SB687)
01/15/2013Assigned GL&T sub: #1
01/23/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB687)
01/28/2013Passed by indefinitely in General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)