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

Introduced By

Sen. Glen Sturtevant (R-Midlothian)

Progress

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

Description

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 to four the number of days that such gaming may be conducted in buildings owned by other entities. Currently, gaming is limited to four calendar days per week for buildings owned by nonprofit entities and two calendar days for 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 members up to $50 per session. Amends § 18.2-340.19, § 18.2-340.27, § 18.2-340.33, § 2.2-2456, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

01/08/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the General Laws and Technology Committee

History

DateAction
01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101744D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology

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