Gaming laws; enforcement, definitions, Gaming Enforcement Coordinator established. (HB766)

Introduced By

Del. Paul Krizek (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Enforcement of illegal gaming laws; Illegal Gaming Enforcement Coordinator established. Establishes the Office of the Illegal Gaming Enforcement Coordinator in the Department of State Police and charges such Coordinator with coordinating local, state, and federal enforcement of illegal gaming laws, defined as laws regulating gambling, charitable gaming, lottery games, sports betting, casino gaming, fantasy contests, and horse racing and pari-mutuel wagering, and with establishing a tip line for members of the public to report concerns about illegal gaming. This bill is identical to SB 401. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100551D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/26/2022Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #3
01/31/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB766)
02/01/2022House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/01/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
02/01/2022Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/03/2022House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/03/2022Reported from General Laws with substitute (20-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2022Committee substitute printed 22105550D-H1
02/03/2022Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/04/2022Assigned App. sub: Commerce Agriculture & Natural Resources
02/09/2022House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/09/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
02/09/2022Reported from Appropriations with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2022Committee substitute printed 22106366D-H2
02/11/2022Read first time
02/11/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB766H2)
02/14/2022Read second time
02/14/2022Committee on General Laws substitute rejected 22105550D-H1
02/14/2022Committee on Appropriations substitute agreed to 22106366D-H2
02/14/2022Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB766H2
02/15/2022Read third time and passed House (84-Y 15-N)
02/15/2022VOTE: Passage (84-Y 15-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
02/16/2022Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
03/01/2022Reported from General Laws and Technology (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2022Read third time
03/02/2022Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2022Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB766ER)
03/08/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB766ER)
03/08/2022Signed by Speaker
03/08/2022Signed by President
03/22/2022Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 22, 2022
03/22/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022
04/11/2022Governor's recommendation received by House
04/11/2022Governor's substitute printed 22108183D-H3
04/27/2022Placed on Calendar
04/27/2022House concurred in Governor's recommendation (77-Y 20-N)
04/27/2022VOTE: Adoption (77-Y 20-N) (see vote tally)
04/27/2022Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (37-Y 0-N 3-A) (see vote tally)
04/27/2022G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/27/2022Reenrolled bill text (HB766ER2)
04/27/2022Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/27/2022Signed by President as reenrolled
04/27/2022Enacted, Chapter 768 (effective 7/1/22)
04/27/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0768)

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