Vote to adopt a conference report that limits legal gaming to counties where it is currently authorized and additional counties that meet specific criteria.
- 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).
Concurrence Vote Failed
April 1, 2008
March 26, 2008(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.
- 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).
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