Charitable Gaming Board; membership. (SB1309)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville)


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 Passed


01/14/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15103328D
01/14/2015Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/28/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB1309)
02/02/2015Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2015Committee substitute printed 15104593D-S1
02/04/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB1309S1)
02/05/2015Read second time
02/05/2015Reading of substitute waived
02/05/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15104593D-S1
02/05/2015Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1309S1
02/05/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2015Passed Senate (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2015Placed on Calendar
02/09/2015Read first time
02/09/2015Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/11/2015Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #3
02/17/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/17/2015Reported from General Laws (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
02/18/2015Read third time
02/18/2015Passed House (90-Y 2-N)
02/18/2015VOTE: PASSAGE (90-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2015Reconsideration of House passage agreed to by House
02/18/2015Passed by temporarily
02/18/2015Amendments by Delegate Jones agreed to
02/18/2015Engrossed by House as amended
02/18/2015Passed House with amendments (94-Y 0-N)
02/18/2015VOTE: PASSAGE #2 (94-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2015House amendments rejected by Senate (0-Y 37-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2015House insisted on amendments (100-Y 0-N)
02/18/2015VOTE: AGREE TO MOTION (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2015House requested conference committee
02/18/2015Senate acceded to request (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2015Conferees appointed by Senate
02/18/2015Senators: Ruff, Reeves, Barker
02/18/2015Conferees appointed by House
02/18/2015Delegates: Anderson, Knight, Spruill
02/23/2015C Amended by conference committee
02/23/2015Conference substitute printed 15105412D-S2
02/23/2015Conference report agreed to by House (97-Y 0-N)
02/23/2015VOTE: ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2015Passed by temporarily
02/23/2015Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB1309S2)
02/25/2015Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1309ER)
02/25/2015Signed by Speaker
02/26/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015
02/26/2015Signed by President
02/26/2015Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 2/26/15
02/26/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
02/27/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB1309ER)
03/27/2015Governor's recommendation received by Senate
04/14/2015Placed on Calendar
04/15/2015Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/15/2015House concurred in Governor's recommendation (98-Y 0-N)
04/15/2015VOTE: ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/15/2015G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/15/2015Reenrolled bill text (SB1309ER2)
04/15/2015Signed by President as reenrolled
04/15/2015Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/15/2015Enacted, Chapter 755 (effective 7/1/15)
04/15/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0755)