Charitable gaming; renames Charitable Gaming Board the Board for Charitable Gaming. (HB1932)

Introduced By

Del. Rich Anderson (R-Woodbridge)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Charitable gaming. Renames the Charitable Gaming Board the Board for Charitable Gaming (the Board), designates the Board as a supervisory board for the purposes of charitable gaming, and sets out the powers and duties of the Board. The bill (i) transfers the responsibility for the administration of charitable gaming from the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to the Board; (ii) sets up a special fund for the administration of charitable gaming; (iii) requires the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to create an Office of Charitable Gaming within the Department; (iv) requires the Board, when the account for the Board shows expenses allocated to it for the past biennium to be more than 10 percent greater or less than moneys collected by the Board, to revise the fees levied by it for issuing charitable gaming permits and supplier registrations, or renewal thereof, so that the fees are sufficient but not excessive to cover expenses; (v) reduces the number of members of the Board from nine to eight, designates the appointing authority for Board members, and sets out eligibility for service on the Board; (vi) authorizes the Board to investigate any charitable gaming activity not specifically authorized by law or Board regulations; and (vii) requires organizations that conduct certain charitable gaming to obtain a permit from the Board. The bill contains technical amendments. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/13/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15103350D
01/13/2015Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/20/2015Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #3
01/27/2015Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
01/28/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1932)
02/10/2015Left in General Laws