Key Votes

HB 31 - Electronic Wagering - Key Vote

Wyoming Key Votes

Hans Hunt voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Electronic Wagering

Signed by Governor Matt Mead
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (29-0) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (36-22) - (Key vote)

Title: Electronic Wagering

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes the Wyoming pari-mutuel commission to assess and charge a license fee from out-of-state wagering companies and persons.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes the pari-mutuel commission to license, regulate and charge a source-market fee to persons outside of Wyoming who conduct pari-mutuel wagering on simulcast races and who accept wagers from Wyoming residents at out-of-state simulcast facilities (Sec. 1).
  • Defines "source-market fee" as a license fee assessed by the pari-mutuel commission (Sec. 1).
  • Defines "out-of-state simulcast facilities" as a track or other facility, located outside of Wyoming, at which pari-mutuel wagers are placed, accepted or distributed, either in person or electronically, on simulcast races pursuant to proper authorization under the laws of that jurisdiction (Sec. 1).
  • Requires out-of-state simulcast facilities to be maintained and operated in accordance with Wyoming law and the rules of the pari-mutuel commission (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that source-market fees imposed on persons shall not exceed 10 percent of the gross receipts of all pari-mutuel wagering conducted by Wyoming residents at out-of-state simulcast facilities (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that source-market fees collected annually shall be distributed as follows (Sec. 1):
    • 75 percent to the live flat track permittees in the state of Wyoming on a number of live days basis;
    • 10 percent to in-state Wyoming simulcast permittees;
    • 10 percent to the breeder award fund; and
    • 5 percent to the pari-mutuel commission for administrative purposes.
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NOTE: THIS VOTE RECONSIDERS A PREVIOUS VOTE.

Legislation - Bill Failed (House) (29-29) - (Key vote)

Title: Electronic Wagering

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes the Wyoming pari-mutuel commission to assess and charge a license fee from out-of-state wagering companies and persons.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes the pari-mutuel commission to license, regulate and charge a source-market fee to persons outside of Wyoming who conduct pari-mutuel wagering on simulcast races and who accept wagers from Wyoming residents at out-of-state simulcast facilities (Sec. 1).
  • Defines "source-market fee" as a license fee assessed by the pari-mutuel commission (Sec. 1).
  • Defines "out-of-state simulcast facilities" as a track or other facility, located outside of Wyoming, at which pari-mutuel wagers are placed, accepted or distributed, either in person or electronically, on simulcast races pursuant to proper authorization under the laws of that jurisdiction (Sec. 1).
  • Requires out-of-state simulcast facilities to be maintained and operated in accordance with Wyoming law and the rules of the pari-mutuel commission (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that source-market fees imposed on persons shall not exceed 10 percent of the gross receipts of all pari-mutuel wagering conducted by Wyoming residents at out-of-state simulcast facilities (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that source-market fees collected annually shall be distributed as follows (Sec. 1):
    • 75 percent to the live flat track permittees in the state of Wyoming on a number of live days basis;
    • 10 percent to in-state Wyoming simulcast permittees;
    • 10 percent to the breeder award fund; and
    • 5 percent to the pari-mutuel commission for administrative purposes.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Electronic Wagering

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