Illegal gaming devices; Virginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act; civil penalty. (SB530)

Introduced By

Sen. Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Illegal gaming devices; Virginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act; civil penalty. Adds the manufacturing for sale, selling, or distributing of an illegal gaming device while knowing that it is or is intended to be operated in the Commonwealth in violation of the law to the list of violations for which a civil penalty may be assessed against a person who is found to have committed such violation. The bill also adds a knowledge requirement to the existing violation of possessing or controlling an illegal gambling device. The bill also provides for a civil penalty of up to $25,000 per gambling device for any person who sells a gambling device that is located in an unregulated location. The bill provides that it shall be sufficient ground for an action for pretrial levy or seizure or an attachment that a principal defendant has conducted, financed, managed, supervised, directed, sold, or owned a gambling device that is located in an unregulated location. Read the Bill »

Status

01/12/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the General Laws and Technology Committee

History

DateAction
01/12/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22104310D
01/12/2022Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology

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