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2012 House Bill 5546: Revise horse race gambling
Introduced by Rep. Kevin Daley (R) on April 19, 2012
To revise many details extensive regulatory regime governing on- and off-track horse race betting, including licensure, gambling taxes and more. For details refer to this memo from the House Fiscal Agency.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Agriculture Committee on April 19, 2012
Reported in the House on April 25, 2012
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on November 8, 2012
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on November 8, 2012
Amendment offered by Rep. Kevin Daley (R) on November 8, 2012
To clarify that provisions governing "pari-mutuel" betting apply even to forms of this enabled by future technological innovations.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on November 8, 2012
Amendment offered by Rep. Kevin Daley (R) on November 8, 2012
To revise details of a provision limiting the amount a track can charge or pay to simulcast a race for off-track betting, raising this amount in proportion to the total amount bet on a race.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on November 8, 2012
Amendment offered by Rep. Jimmy Womack (D) on November 8, 2012
To strip out a provision establishing that "pari-mutiel" does not include a video lottery.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on November 8, 2012
Amendment offered by Rep. Vicki Barnett (D) on November 8, 2012
To establish that the bill would go into effect 90 days after the final adjournment of the current legislature.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on November 8, 2012
Received in the Senate on November 27, 2012
Referred to the Senate Agriculture Committee on November 27, 2012
Reported in the Senate on December 4, 2012
With the recommendation that the bill pass.

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