Va. Transportation Enhancement and Toll Abatement Act and Va. Casino Gaming Commission; regulation. (SB697)

Introduced By

Sen. Louise Lucas (D-Portsmouth)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Transportation Enhancement and Toll Abatement Act; 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 regulatory system for casino gaming and provides penalties for violations of the casino gaming law. Under the bill conduct of casino gaming shall be limited to counties, cities, and towns that are located in Planning District 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, or 23. The bill also contains technical amendments. Read the Bill »


01/28/2013: Failed to Pass in Committee


09/26/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13100293D
09/26/2012Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
10/10/2012Impact statement from VCSC (SB697)
01/15/2013Assigned GL&T sub: #1
01/23/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB697)
01/28/2013Passed by indefinitely in General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)