Charitable gaming; VDACS may issue permit while tax-exempt status is pending approval by IRS. (HB616)

Introduced By

Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Charitable gaming; interim certification of tax-exempt status. Removes the authority of the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to issue interim certificates of tax-exempt status to charitable organizations that seek a permit to conduct charitable gaming and that have an application pending before the U.S. Internal Revenue Service. The bill updates the reference to the reporting requirements of the IRS for individuals who win charitable gaming prizes or jackpots that meet or exceed the limits as contained in IRS Publication 3079. The bill contains technical amendments. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14103443D
01/07/2014Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/10/2014Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #3
01/16/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB616)
01/23/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB616)
01/28/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
01/30/2014Reported from General Laws with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2014Committee substitute printed 14104295D-H1
02/03/2014Read first time
02/04/2014Read second time
02/04/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14104295D-H1
02/04/2014Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB616H1
02/05/2014Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (95-Y 0-N)
02/05/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (95-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2014Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/10/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB616H1)
02/17/2014Reported from General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N)
02/19/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/2014Read third time
02/20/2014Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/24/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB616ER)
02/24/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB616ER)
02/24/2014Signed by Speaker
02/26/2014Signed by President
03/07/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 208 (effective 7/1/14)
03/07/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0208)


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 50 seconds.