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2019 House Bill 4916: Allow sports betting through casinos

Public Act 149 of 2019

Introduced by Rep. Brandt Iden (R) on September 4, 2019
To allow and establish a comprehensive licensure and regulatory regime for sports betting through casinos.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Regulatory Reform Committee on September 4, 2019
Reported in the House on September 17, 2019
Refer to the Committee on Ways and Means.
Referred to the House Ways and Means Committee on September 17, 2019
Reported in the House on October 29, 2019
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-3) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Passed 63 to 45 in the House on October 30, 2019.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To allow and establish a comprehensive licensure and regulatory regime for sports betting through Michigan Indian casinos and Detroit casinos, with an 8.75% tax on the gross receipts.
Received in the Senate on November 5, 2019
Referred to the Senate Regulatory Reform Committee on November 5, 2019
Reported in the Senate on December 11, 2019
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered in the Senate on December 11, 2019
To clarify a license eligibility detail.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on December 11, 2019
Passed 35 to 3 in the Senate on December 11, 2019.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To allow and establish a comprehensive licensure and regulatory regime for sports betting through Michigan Indian casinos and Detroit casinos, subject to an 8.4% state tax on receipts.
Received in the House on December 11, 2019
Signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on December 20, 2019

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