Virginia Charitable Gaming Board; conduct of charitable gaming. (SB1527)

Introduced By

Sen. Glen Sturtevant (R-Midlothian) with support from co-patron Sen. Monty Mason (D-Williamsburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Charitable Gaming Board; conduct of charitable gaming. Requires the Virginia Charitable Gaming Board to conduct an annual evaluation of the conduct of charitable gaming operations in Virginia. The bill also removes restrictions regarding the number of calendar days that charitable gaming may be conducted at buildings owned by nonprofit entities and raises from two to four the number of days that such gaming may be conducted in buildings owned by other entities. The bill also (i) removes the limit of 55 bingo games per session, (ii) increases the number of electronic pull tabs that may be placed in the social quarters of a qualified organization from nine, as currently provided by Board regulations, to 50, and (iii) authorizes a qualified organization to pay individuals assisting in the conduct of charitable gaming up to $50 per session. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101744D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/25/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1527)
01/28/2019Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendment (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2019Rereferred to Finance
01/30/2019Reported from Finance (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2019Read second time
02/01/2019Reading of amendment waived
02/01/2019Committee amendment agreed to
02/01/2019Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1527E
02/01/2019Printed as engrossed 19101744D-E
02/04/2019Passed by temporarily
02/04/2019Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Placed on Calendar
02/06/2019Read first time
02/06/2019Referred to Committee on Rules
02/07/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1527E)
02/12/2019Referred from Rules
02/12/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/12/2019Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #3
02/12/2019Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (8-Y 0-N)
02/19/2019Left in General Laws