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Sub SB 125 - "Instant Racing Systems" Act - Key Vote

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NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Stage Details

Legislation - Bill Sent To Committee (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (25-8) - (Key vote)

Title: "Instant Racing Systems" Act

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill allowing the use of gambling machines whereby a patron bets on a horse race that has already happened and then views a video of the result rather than on a live race.

Highlights:
-Allows the operation of “instant racing systems,” whereby automatic gambling machines are used to place bets on horse races that have already happened, but the results of which are unknown to the patron (Sec. 1). -Levies a 20% tax on revenue from instant racing systems, but exempts them from any other tax (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Telecast Instant Horse Race Wagering

Sponsors

  • Steve Stivers (OH - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Gary W. Cates (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Patricia M. Clancy (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • David Goodman (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Timothy J. Grendell (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Lance T. Mason (OH - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Larry A. Mumper (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert L. Schuler (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert F. 'Bob' Spada (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jason H. Wilson (OH - D) (Out Of Office)
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