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2015 Senate Bill 504: Revise off track betting law

Public Act 271 of 2016

Introduced by Sen. David Robertson (R) on September 24, 2015
To revise various details of a law authorizing some off-track betting on simulcast horse races, including giving the state racing commissioner more discretion in permitting additional racing dates.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Agriculture Committee on September 24, 2015
Reported in the Senate on April 26, 2016
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Received in the House on May 10, 2016
Referred to the House Agriculture Committee on May 10, 2016
Reported in the House on May 25, 2016
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-3) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered by Rep. Dan Lauwers (R) on June 2, 2016
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance as previously described.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on June 2, 2016
Amendment offered by Rep. Martin Howrylak (R) on June 2, 2016
To reduce the penalties for bets placed with an unlicensed "bookie".
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on June 2, 2016
Received in the Senate on June 9, 2016
Passed 36 to 1 in the Senate on June 9, 2016.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on June 29, 2016

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