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HF 2795 - Expands Gambling - Key Vote

Minnesota Key Votes

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Expands Gambling

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (97-34) - (Key vote)

Title: Expands Gambling

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that expands gambling.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes telecasts and simulcasts of horse races to be shown for the purpose of wagering on tribal lands where gaming is authorized (Sec. 2).
  • Authorizes the telecasting of live races if a written agreement, approved by the Minnesota Racing Commission, exists between the tribal government broadcasting the race and the licensee who is authorized to conduct the race (Sec. 2).
  • Increases the maximum number of card tables from 50 to 80 at a card club (Sec. 5).
  • Increases the maximum bet at a card table from $60 to $100 (Sec. 5).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (44-18) - (Key vote)

Title: Expands Gambling

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that amends provisions for horse racing and card playing.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes telecasts and simulcasts of horse races to be shown for the purpose of wagering on tribal lands where gaming is authorized (Sec. 2).
  • Authorizes the telecasting of live races if a written agreement, approved by the Minnesota Racing Commission, exists between the tribal government broadcasting the race and the licensee who is authorized to conduct the race (Sec. 2).
  • Increases the maximum number of card tables from 50 to 80 at a card club (Sec. 5).
  • Increases the maximum bet at a card table from $60 to $100 (Sec. 5).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (131-0) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Amends Certain Gambling Provisions

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Co-sponsors

  • Joseph 'Joe' Atkins (MN - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Claire A. Robling (MN - R) (Out Of Office)
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