or Login to see your representatives.

Access Candidates' and Representatives' Biographies, Voting Records, Interest Group Ratings, Issue Positions, Public Statements, and Campaign Finances

Simply enter your zip code above to get to all of your candidates and representatives, or enter a name. Then, just click on the person you are interested in, and you can navigate to the categories of information we track for them.

Key Votes

SB 2199 - Gaming Restrictions - Key Vote

Mississippi Key Votes

Fredie Carmichael voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Fredie Carmichael made in this general time period.

Stages

Family

Issues

Stage Details

Legislation - Conference Report Rejected (Senate) (24-26) - (Key vote)

Title: Gaming Restrictions

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that limits legal gaming to counties where it is currently authorized and additional counties that meet specific criteria.

Highlights:
- Authorizes legal gaming in counties where a notice of intent to apply for a gaming license is filed prior to three years after the effective date of this Act, and either an election has been conducted that resulted in the majority of electors approving legalized gaming or the county board of supervisors has adopted a resolution stating that no petition has been filed requiring such an election (Sec. 1). - Prohibits gaming in counties bordering the Mississippi River that have conducted more than one election on the question of whether to authorize legal gaming and the majority of the electorate have yet to approve legal gaming within the county (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Failed (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (114-7) - (Key vote)

Title: Gaming Restrictions

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that limits legal gaming to counties where it is currently authorized and additional counties that meet specific criteria.

Highlights:
- Authorizes legal gaming in counties where an election has been conducted prior to the effective date of this Act that resulted in the majority of electors approving legalized gaming in the county (Sec. 1). - Authorizes legal gaming in counties with two county seats of government whose western boundaries border the Mississippi River (Sec. 1). - Repeals the provisions of this Act on April 19, 2008 (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (36-14) - (Key vote)

Title: Gaming Restrictions

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that would prevent Mississippi counties in which gaming is not currently legal from legalizing gaming in the future.

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Gaming Restrictions

Sponsors

  • Lee Yancey (MS - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

Back to top