Pari-mutuel wagering on simulcast horse racing; certain wagering outside of Commonwealth permitted. (HB2335)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Virginia Racing Commission to permit pari-mutuel wagering on simulcast horse racing from outside the Commonwealth. Provides for the Virginia Racing Commission to permit pari-mutuel wagering on simulcast horse racing from outside the Commonwealth in the absence of a contract between the licensee and the recognized majority horseman's group. Under the bill, the Commission may permit wagering on simulcast horse racing to continue and require that the statutory amounts designated for purses and prizes generated by wagering on simulcast horse racing from outside the Commonwealth be deposited into the State Racing Operations Fund within five days from the date on which the licensee receives wagers until a new approved contract has been executed by the licensee and the recognized majority horseman's group. The bill contains an emergency clause. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/23/2015Presented and ordered printed with emergency clause 15100018D
01/23/2015Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/02/2015Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #3
02/03/2015Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/05/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB2335)
02/10/2015Left in General Laws