Virginia Racing Commission; authorized to issue significant infrastructure limited license, etc. (HB2224)

Introduced By

Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patron Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Racing Commission; significant infrastructure limited licensee; allocation of advance deposit account wagering. Authorizes the Virginia Racing Commission (VRC) to issue a significant infrastructure limited license to the owner or operator of a significant infrastructure facility, defined as a horse racing facility that has been approved by a local referendum and has a minimum racing infrastructure consisting of (i) a one-mile dirt track, (ii) a seven-eighths-mile turf course, (iii) covered seating for no fewer than 1,000 persons, and (iv) barns with no fewer than 900 permanent stalls. The bill also allocates source market fees paid by online wagering companies (advance deposit account wagering) licensed by the VRC and allows significant infrastructure limited licensees to conduct meetings for a period not to exceed 50 days in any calendar year. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/16/2015Presented and ordered printed 15103642D
01/16/2015Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/02/2015Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #3
02/03/2015Subcommittee recommends striking from docket
02/05/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB2224)
02/05/2015Stricken from docket by General Laws