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


VIRGINIA ACTS OF ASSEMBLY -- CHAPTER
An Act to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 18.2-340.36:1, relating to charitable gaming; violations; civil penalty.
[S 399]
Approved

 

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding a section numbered 18.2-340.36:1 as follows:

§ 18.2-340.36:1. Civil penalty.

Any person or organization, whether permitted or qualified pursuant to this article 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 provisions of this article shall, in addition to any other penalties provided, be subject to a civil penalty of not less than $25,000 and not more than $50,000 per incident. Any civil penalties collected pursuant to this section shall be payable to the State Treasurer for remittance to the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.


SENATE BILL NO. 399
AMENDMENT IN THE NATURE OF A SUBSTITUTE
(Proposed by the House Committee on General Laws
on February 24, 2022)
(Patron Prior to Substitute--Senator Bell)
A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 18.2-340.36:1, relating to charitable gaming; violations; civil penalty.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding a section numbered 18.2-340.36:1 as follows:

§ 18.2-340.36:1. Civil penalty.

Any person or organization, whether permitted or qualified pursuant to this article 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 provisions of this article shall, in addition to any other penalties provided, be subject to a civil penalty of not less than $25,000 and not more than $50,000 per incident. Any civil penalties collected pursuant to this section shall be payable to the State Treasurer for remittance to the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

SENATE BILL NO. 399

Offered January 12, 2022
Prefiled January 11, 2022
A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 18.2-340.36:1, relating to charitable gaming; violations; civil penalty.
Patrons-- Bell and Reeves

Referred to Committee on the Judiciary

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding a section numbered 18.2-340.36:1 as follows:

§ 18.2-340.36:1. Civil penalty.

Any person or organization, whether qualified pursuant to this article 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 provisions of this article shall, in addition to any other penalties provided, be subject to a civil penalty of not less than $25,000 and not more than $50,000 per incident. Any civil penalties collected pursuant to this section shall be payable to the State Treasurer for remittance to the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.