Sports betting; clarifies certain procedures. (HB1847)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Sports betting; technical amendments. Clarifies the procedures by which the Virginia Lottery determines whether an event is considered youth sports, on which betting is prohibited. The bill clarifies that a permit issued to a casino operator shall not count toward the maximum of 12 permits that the Director of the Virginia Lottery can issue and makes technical amendments related to the interaction between sports betting law and casino gaming law. Read the Bill »


01/21/2021: passed committee


01/07/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21100487D
01/07/2021Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/12/2021Assigned GL sub: ABC/Gaming
01/18/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1847)
01/19/2021House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/19/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 1-N)
01/21/2021House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/21/2021Reported from General Laws with substitute (17-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2021Committee substitute printed 21103448D-H1
01/22/2021Read first time

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The following bills are identical to this one: SB1254.

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