Expansion of Commercial Gaming – Referendum – Sports Wagering

Bill Number:  HB1014

Bill Sponsor(s):  Delegate Turner

Subject:  Ways and Means

Bill Summary:

Providing that the General Assembly may authorize, by law, the State Lottery and Gaming Control Commission to issue certain sports wagering licenses; providing that a license may be issued only to the holder of a video lottery operation license or a license for mile thoroughbred racing or harness racing; submitting the Act to a referendum of the qualified voters of the State; requiring the State Board of Elections to do certain things necessary to provide for and hold the referendum; etc.

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