Virginia Racing Commission; revoke. (HB1934)

Introduced By

Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock) with support from co-patron Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Racing Commission (VRC); powers. Adds a definition of recognized majority horsemen's group to clarify that the VRC determines which organizations represent horse owners and trainers at race meets; reduces and reallocates the source market fee paid by online wagering companies (account wagering) licensed by the VRC, with four percent formerly payable to Colonial Downs going to a nonprofit industry stakeholder organization for specified and VRC-approved purposes; and requires the VRC to revoke the advance deposit account wagering license of any licensee that has, on or before January 1, 2015, violated any law relating to horse racing or VRC regulations. The bill contains an emergency clause and contains technical amendments. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/13/2015Prefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 01/14/15 15101005D
01/13/2015Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/02/2015Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #3
02/03/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
02/05/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1934)
02/05/2015Reported from General Laws with substitute (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2015Committee substitute printed 15104735D-H1
02/07/2015Read first time
02/08/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1934H1)
02/09/2015Read second time
02/09/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15104735D-H1
02/09/2015Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1934H1
02/10/2015Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/10/2015VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2015Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/16/2015Stricken at request of Patron in General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)


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 1 minute.