Problem Gambling Treatment Fund; established. (HB1977)

Introduced By

Del. Tag Greason (R-Potomac Falls)

Progress

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

Description

Problem Gambling Treatment Fund established.  Establishes the Problem Gambling Treatment Fund for the prevention and treatment of gambling addiction and other problems related to gambling, and for the administration of such programs. The Fund shall receive one-sixth of one percent of the gross lottery proceeds annually, subject to the constitutionally required four-fifths vote. The bill also allows advertising that says lottery proceeds benefit the prevention and treatment of gambling addiction and other problems related to gambling. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/11/2011Committee
01/11/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11101854D
01/11/2011Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/17/2011Assigned GL sub: #3 ABC/Gaming
01/31/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1977)
02/03/2011Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (3-Y 3-N)
02/08/2011Left in General Laws