Charitable gaming; creates special permit for the play of electronic versions of instant bingo, etc. (SB1671)

Introduced By

Sen. Jeremy McPike (D-Dale City)

Progress

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

Description

Charitable gaming; special permit for the play of electronic versions of instant bingo, pull tabs, or seal cards on certain premises. Creates a special permit that shall be granted to a qualified organization that has already received a general permit for the conduct of charitable gaming from the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to allow such organization to place Department-approved electronic versions of instant bingo, pull tabs, or seal cards on the licensed premises of an entity licensed to sell alcoholic beverages for on-premises consumption with the consent of such licensee. The bill also exempts qualified organizations that are granted such a special permit from certain requirements relating to (i) limits on the number of organizations for which a person may manage, operate, or conduct charitable games; (ii) prohibitions on providing compensation or any other remuneration to persons for organizing, managing, or conducting charitable games; or (iii) the use of proceeds derived from the conduct of charitable games, as those requirements relate to the management, operation, or conduct of charitable games pursuant to such special permit. Amends § 18.2-340.28, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

01/11/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the General Laws and Technology Committee

History

DateAction
01/11/2019Presented and ordered printed 19103852D
01/11/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB2302.

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