Virginia Racing Commission; steeplechase race meetings, simulcast horse racing. (SB398)

Introduced By

Sen. Jill Holtzman Vogel (R-Winchester)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Racing Commission; steeplechase race meetings; simulcast horse racing. Authorizes the Virginia Racing Commission to grant a license to the owner or operator of a steeplechase facility to conduct pari-mutuel wagering on simulcast horse racing. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14102771D
01/07/2014Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/03/2014Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (13-Y 2-N)
02/03/2014Committee substitute printed 14104289D-S1
02/04/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB398S1)
02/05/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/06/2014Read second time
02/06/2014Reading of substitute waived
02/06/2014Committee substitute rejected 14104289D-S1
02/06/2014Floor substitute printed 14104877D-S2 (Vogel)
02/06/2014Substitute by Senator Vogel agreed to 14104877D-S2
02/06/2014Engrossed by Senate - floor substitute SB398S2
02/07/2014Read third time and passed Senate (30-Y 10-N)
02/10/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB398S2)
02/12/2014Placed on Calendar
02/12/2014Read first time
02/12/2014Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/25/2014Reported from General Laws (19-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2014Read second time
02/28/2014Passed by for the day
03/03/2014Passed by for the day
03/04/2014Read third time
03/04/2014Passed House (82-Y 18-N)
03/04/2014VOTE: PASSAGE (82-Y 18-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2014Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB398ER)
03/06/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB398ER)
03/06/2014Signed by Speaker
03/09/2014Signed by President
04/04/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 625 (effective 7/1/14)
04/04/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0625)


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 44 seconds.