Charitable Gaming Board; Texas Hold'em poker events. (SB936)

Introduced By

Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Charitable Gaming Board; Texas Hold'em poker events. Allows certain qualified organization to conduct Texas Hold'em poker events in conjunction with its charitable gaming activities. The conditions under which a qualified organization may manage, operate or contract with operators of, or conduct Texas Hold'em poker games and tournaments shall be prescribed by the Charitable Gaming Board. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2020Presented and ordered printed 20104840D
01/10/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/21/2020Assigned GL&T sub: Gaming
01/21/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB936)
01/29/2020Reported from General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2020Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
02/05/2020Reported from Finance and Appropriations with amendments (14-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2020Read second time
02/07/2020Reading of amendments waived
02/07/2020Committee amendments agreed to
02/07/2020Engrossed by Senate as amended SB936E
02/07/2020Printed as engrossed 20104840D-E
02/10/2020Read third time and passed Senate (34-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2020Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (38-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2020Passed Senate (35-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB936E)
02/13/2020Placed on Calendar
02/13/2020Read first time
02/13/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/14/2020Assigned GL sub: ABC/Gaming
02/18/2020House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/18/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (7-Y 1-N)
02/20/2020Reported from General Laws with amendments (18-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2020Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/26/2020Reported from Appropriations with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2020Committee substitute printed 20109161D-H1
02/28/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB936H1)
02/28/2020Read second time
03/02/2020Read third time
03/02/2020Committee on General Laws amendments rejected
03/02/2020Committee on Appropriations substitute agreed to 20109161D-H1
03/02/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB936H1
03/02/2020Passed House with substitute (85-Y 11-N)
03/02/2020VOTE: Passage (85-Y 11-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2020House substitute agreed to by Senate (35-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2020Title replaced 20109161D-H1
03/06/2020Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB936ER)
03/06/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB936ER)
03/07/2020Signed by President
03/07/2020Signed by Speaker
03/12/2020Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020
03/12/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
04/09/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 982 (effective 7/1/20)
04/09/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0982)