Virginia Tourism Authority; marketing model for casinos. (HB496)

Introduced By

Del. Danny Marshall (R-Danville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Tourism Authority; marketing model for casinos. Directs the Executive Director of the Virginia Tourism Authority to develop a state and local tourist marketing model for casinos in the Commonwealth that shall include (i) identification of the Authority's specific and measurable marketing goals and the timetable to achieve such goals, (ii) identification of specific marketing activities, and (iii) the development of quantifiable metrics and performance measures for attaining each such goal. The bill also requires the Authority to report to the Governor and the General Assembly on its marketing model and its progress toward meeting the goals and objectives stated in the marketing model. The provisions of the bill shall not become effective unless and until legislation legalizing casino gaming in the Commonwealth is passed by the 2020 Session of the General Assembly and becomes law. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/03/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101452D
01/03/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/15/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB496)
01/17/2020Assigned GL sub: ABC/Gaming
02/04/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (7-Y 0-N)
02/04/2020Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/06/2020Reported from General Laws with amendment (13-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2020Reported from General Laws with amendments (13-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2020Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/07/2020Assigned App. sub: Commerce Agriculture & Natural Resources
02/07/2020Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2021
02/07/2020Continued to 2021 in Appropriations