Charitable gaming; registration of landlords, Texas Hold'em poker operations. (HB764)

Introduced By

Del. Paul Krizek (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Charitable gaming; registration of landlords; Texas Hold'em poker operations. Provides that the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services may promulgate regulations that require any landlord that leases to a qualified charitable organization any premises devoted in whole or in part to the conduct of bingo games or any other charitable gaming to register with the Department. The bill also prohibits an organization qualified to conduct Texas Hold'em poker tournaments from conducting any Texas Hold'em poker games where the game has no predetermined end time and the players wager actual money or poker chips that have cash value. The bill contains technical amendments. Read the Bill »


02/21/2022: Passed the Senate


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100550D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/21/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB764)
01/26/2022Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #3
02/01/2022House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/01/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 3-N)
02/03/2022House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/03/2022Reported from General Laws with substitute (15-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2022Committee substitute printed 22105632D-H1
02/07/2022Read first time
02/08/2022Read second time
02/08/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22105632D-H1
02/08/2022Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB764H1
02/09/2022Passed by for the day
02/10/2022Read third time and passed House (73-Y 27-N)
02/10/2022VOTE: Passage (73-Y 27-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2022Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/16/2022Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2022Committee substitute printed 22106694D-S1
02/17/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB764H1)
02/18/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2022Read third time
02/21/2022Reading of substitute waived
02/21/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22106694D-S1
02/21/2022Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB764S1
02/21/2022Passed Senate with substitute (36-Y 1-N 3-A) (see vote tally)
02/23/2022Passed by for the day
02/23/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB764S1)
02/24/2022Senate substitute rejected by House 22106694D-S1 (1-Y 97-N)
02/24/2022VOTE:Rejected (1-Y 97-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2022Senate insisted on amendment (37-Y 0-N 3-A) (see vote tally)
02/28/2022Senate requested conference committee
03/01/2022House acceded to request
03/02/2022Conferees appointed by Senate
03/02/2022Senators: Bell, Reeves, McPike
03/07/2022Conferees appointed by House
03/07/2022Delegates: Krizek, Leftwich, Robinson
03/12/2022Continued to 2022 Sp. Sess. pursuant to HJR 455
03/12/2022Continued to 2022 Sp. Sess. 1 pursuant to HJR455

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The following bills are identical to this one: SB394.

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