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LD 805 - Washington County Indian Casino Authorization Act - Key Vote

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Legislation - Veto Override Failed (House) (38-92) - (Key vote)

Title: Washington County Indian Casino Authorization Act

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill authorizing the operation of slot machines at tribal commercial tracks.

Highlights:
-Requires municipal approval for slot machines in a tribal commercial track by the municipality’s governing body or a referendum of voters (sec. 14). -Requires tribal slot machine operators to pay in addition to the payments required of commercial track slot machine operators, 2% of gross slot machine revenue to fund University of Maine scholarships at campuses in Washington County, 1% to fund scholarships at Washington County Community College, 1% to the Washington County Development Authority, 1% to career and technical education centers in Washington County (sec. 25). -Authorizes the Chief of the State Police to issue licenses to operate high stakes beano games on nontribal land in Washington county to federally recognized tribes (sec. 26).
Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (84-59) - (Key vote)

Title: Washington County Indian Casino Authorization Act

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill authorizing the operation of slot machines at tribal commercial tracks.

Highlights:
-Requires municipal approval for slot machines in a tribal commercial track by the municipality’s governing body or a referendum of voters (sec. 14). -Requires tribal slot machine operators to pay in addition to the payments required of commercial track slot machine operators, 2% of gross slot machine revenue to fund University of Maine scholarships at campuses in Washington County, 1% to fund scholarships at Washington County Community College, 1% to the Washington County Development Authority, 1% to career and technical education centers in Washington County (sec. 25). -Authorizes the Chief of the State Police to issue licenses to operate high stakes beano games on nontribal land in Washington county to federally recognized tribes (sec. 26).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (22-12) - (Key vote)

Title: Washington County Indian Casino Authorization Act

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill authorizing the operation of slot machines at tribal commercial tracks.

Highlights:
-Requires municipal approval for slot machines in a tribal commercial track by the municipality’s governing body or a referendum of voters (sec. 14). -Requires tribal slot machine operators to pay in addition to the payments required of commercial track slot machine operators, 2% of gross slot machine revenue to fund University of Maine scholarships at campuses in Washington County, 1% to fund scholarships at Washington County Community College, 1% to the Washington County Development Authority, 1% to career and technical education centers in Washington County (sec. 25). -Authorizes the Chief of the State Police to issue licenses to operate high stakes beano games on nontribal land in Washington county to federally recognized tribes (sec. 26).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (82-60) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Washington County Indian Casino Authorization Act

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