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2019 House Bill 4307: Permit, regulate and tax internet gambling

Public Act 158 of 2019

Introduced by Rep. Brandt Iden (R) on March 7, 2019
To revise many definitions and details in the law that authorized casinos in Detroit. The bill would repeal some restrictions on who can work in the casinos, repeal a ban on political campaign contributions by casino owners and more. This is part of a package that would authorize, regulate and tax internet and sports gambling operations by Detroit and Indian casinos, establish a permissive licensure and regulatory regime on fantasy sports games and contests and more. A similar package was passed in the December, 2018 lame duck legislature and vetoed by then-Governor Rick Snyder. The main bills in this legal gambling expansion package are House Bills 4173, 4308, 4311 and 4916.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Regulatory Reform Committee on March 7, 2019
Reported in the House on March 19, 2019
Refer to the Committee on Ways and Means.
Referred to the House Ways and Means Committee on March 19, 2019
Reported in the House on October 29, 2019
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. William Sowerby (D) on December 4, 2019
To undo provisions that would repeal some restrictions on who can work in the Detroit casinos.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on December 4, 2019
Amendment offered by Rep. William Sowerby (D) on December 4, 2019
To undo provisions that would repeal some restrictions on who can work in the Detroit casinos.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on December 4, 2019
To revise many definitions and details in the law that authorized casinos in Detroit. The bill would repeal some restrictions on who can work in the casinos, repeal a ban on political campaign contributions by casino owners and more. This is part of a package that would authorize, regulate and tax internet gambling operations by Detroit and Indian casinos, establish a permissive licensure and regulatory regime on fantasy sports games and contests and more.
Received in the Senate on December 5, 2019
Referred to the Senate Regulatory Reform Committee on December 5, 2019
Reported in the Senate on December 10, 2019
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
To revise many definitions and details in the law that authorized casinos in Detroit. The bill would repeal some restrictions on who can work in the casinos, repeal a ban on political campaign contributions by casino owners and more. This is part of a package that would authorize, regulate and tax internet gambling operations by Detroit and Indian casinos, establish a permissive licensure and regulatory regime on fantasy sports games and contests and more. See also House Bills 4916, 4308, 4310 and 4311 .
Received in the House on December 10, 2019
Received in the Senate on December 11, 2019
Amendment offered by Sen. Curtis Hertel, Jr. (D) on December 11, 2019
To clarify details of 19% cap on the "wagering tax" levied on Detroit casinos.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on December 11, 2019
To revise many definitions and details in the law that authorized casinos in Detroit. The bill would repeal some restrictions on who can work in the casinos, repeal a ban on political campaign contributions by casino owners and more. This is part of a package that would authorize, regulate and tax internet and sports gambling operations by Detroit and Indian casinos, establish a permissive licensure and regulatory regime on fantasy sports games and contests and more.
Received in the House on December 11, 2019
To concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on December 20, 2019

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