Casino gaming; limits on required local referendums. (HB525)

Introduced By

Del. Paul Krizek (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patron Sen. Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Casino gaming; limits on required local referendums. Provides that the governing body of any eligible host city that holds a local referendum on the question of whether casino gaming should be permitted in such city that subsequently fails shall be prohibited from holding another referendum on the same question for a period of three years from the date of the last referendum. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2024Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/24 24104581D
01/08/2024Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/22/2024Assigned GL sub: ABC/Gaming
01/26/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB525)
01/26/2024Assigned GL sub: ABC/Gaming
01/30/2024House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/30/2024Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (8-Y 0-N)
02/01/2024Reported from General Laws with amendment(s) (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2024Read first time
02/06/2024Read second time
02/06/2024Committee amendment agreed to
02/06/2024Engrossed by House as amended HB525E
02/06/2024Printed as engrossed 24104581D-E
02/07/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB525E)
02/07/2024Read third time and passed House (99-Y 1-N)
02/07/2024VOTE: Passage (99-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2024Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/2024Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/14/2024Reported from General Laws and Technology (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2024Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
02/21/2024Reported from Finance and Appropriations with amendment (12-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2024Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2024Read third time
02/23/2024Reading of amendment waived
02/23/2024Committee amendment agreed to
02/23/2024Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/23/2024Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2024Passed Senate with amendment (38-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2024Senate amendment agreed to by House (96-Y 0-N)
02/27/2024VOTE: Adoption (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2024Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB525ER)
03/04/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB525ER)
03/04/2024Signed by Speaker
03/07/2024Signed by President
03/11/2024Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 11, 2024
03/11/2024G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 8, 2024
04/02/2024G Approved by Governor-Chapter 291 (effective 7/1/24)
04/02/2024G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0291)

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