Charitable gaming; conducting without a permit, civil penalty. (SB399)

Introduced By

Sen. John Bell (D-Chantilly) with support from co-patron Sen. Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Charitable gaming; violations; civil penalty. Provides for a civil penalty of not less than $25,000 and not more than $50,000 for any person or organization, whether permitted or qualified pursuant to applicable charitable gaming laws or not, that (i) conducts charitable gaming without first obtaining a permit to do so, (ii) continues to conduct such games after revocation or suspension of such permit, or (iii) otherwise violates any charitable gaming provisions. The bill provides that any such civil penalties collected shall be payable to the State Treasurer for remittance to the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. This bill is identical to HB 767. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102789D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
01/24/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB399)
01/31/2022Rereferred from Judiciary (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2022Rereferred to General Laws and Technology
02/09/2022Reported from General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2022Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
02/10/2022Reported from Finance and Appropriations (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2022Read second time and engrossed
02/14/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2022Passed Senate (36-Y 1-N 3-A) (see vote tally)
02/22/2022Placed on Calendar
02/22/2022Read first time
02/22/2022Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/24/2022Reported from General Laws with substitute (19-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2022Committee substitute printed 22107109D-H1
02/28/2022Read second time
03/01/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB399H1)
03/01/2022Read third time
03/01/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22107109D-H1
03/01/2022Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB399H1
03/01/2022Passed House with substitute (70-Y 29-N)
03/01/2022VOTE: Passage (70-Y 29-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2022House substitute agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N 3-A) (see vote tally)
03/02/2022Title replaced 22107109D-H1
03/07/2022Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB399ER)
03/08/2022Signed by President
03/08/2022Signed by Speaker
03/09/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB399ER)
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
04/11/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 555 (effective 7/1/22)
04/11/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0555)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB767.

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