HB 152 Charitable gaming; denial of permits.
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Summary as passed House: (all summaries)
Department of Charitable Gaming; permits. Prohibits the Department of Charitable gaming from denying, suspending, or revoking the permit of any organization solely because of its failure to meet the required minimum percentage of its gross receipts required to be used for charitable purposes, as prescribed by regulations adopted pursuant to subdivision 1 of 18.2-340.19, provided that (i) the organization is otherwise in compliance with the laws and regulations governing charitable gaming in the Commonwealth; (ii) there are no pending criminal charges or prior convictions against an officer of the organization or game manager involving a felony related to fraud, theft, or financial crimes, or involving a misdemeanor related to moral turpitude; and (iii) the Department determines that an organization has used sufficient proceeds for the lawful religious, charitable, community or educational purposes for which the organization is specifically chartered or organized. The bill also provides that this "waiver" shall expire on December 31, 2005, or when replacement regulations adopted pursuant to subdivision 1 of 18.2-340.19 by the Charitable Gaming Board, become effective, whichever occurs first.

Full text:
01/14/04  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 12/30/03 047666204  pdf | impact statement
01/29/04  House: Printed as engrossed 047666204-E  pdf | impact statement
03/19/04  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB152ER)  pdf | impact statement
04/12/04  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0213)  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments

Status:
01/14/04  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 12/30/03 047666204
01/14/04  House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/19/04  House: Assigned to General Laws sub-committee: 3
01/27/04  House: Reported from General Laws with amds (22-Y 0-N)
01/28/04  House: Read first time
01/29/04  House: Read second time
01/29/04  House: Committee amendments agreed to
01/29/04  House: Engrossed by House as amended HB152E
01/29/04  House: Printed as engrossed 047666204-E
01/30/04  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/30/04  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
01/30/04  House: Communicated to Senate
02/02/04  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/04  Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/25/04  Senate: Reported from General Laws (15-Y 0-N)
02/27/04  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/27/04  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (39-Y 0-N)
03/01/04  Senate: Read third time
03/01/04  Senate: Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
03/01/04  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE R (39-Y 0-N)
03/01/04  Senate: Rec. of Sen. passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
03/01/04  Senate: VOTE: RECONSIDER R (39-Y 0-N)
03/01/04  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/01/04  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE R (40-Y 0-N)
03/19/04  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB152ER)
03/19/04  House: Enrolled
03/20/04  House: Signed by Speaker
03/21/04  Senate: Signed by President
03/29/04  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 213 (effective - see bill)
04/12/04  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0213)