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H 7040 - Twenty-Four Hour Operation of Video Lottery Games - Key Vote

Rhode Island Key Votes

M. Teresa Paiva-Weed Did Not Vote on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Veto Override Passed (House) (51-16) - (Key vote)

Title: Twenty-Four Hour Operation of Video Lottery Games

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that would allow the operation of video lottery games on a twenty four hour basis on weekends and federal and state holidays until June 30, 2009.

Highlights:
-Allocates 1.2 percent of the additional income of the Newport Grand gaming facility to the city of Newport (as opposed to the usual 1.1 percent). -Allocates 1.45 percent of the additional income of the Lincoln Park gaming facility to the city of Lincoln (as opposed to the usual 1.26 percent). -Maintains an allocation of 0.17 percent of the income of the Lincoln Park gaming facility to the Narragansett Indian Tribe. -Allocates up to 14.1 million of the additional revenue accrued by the state as aid to local education authorities.
Note:

NOTE: A THREE-FIFTHS MAJORITY OF MEMBERS PRESENT AND VOTING IS REQUIRED TO OVERRIDE A GOVERNOR'S VETO.

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.

Legislation - Veto Override Passed (Senate) (24-8) - (Key vote)

Title: Twenty-Four Hour Operation of Video Lottery Games

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that would allow the operation of video lottery games on a twenty four hour basis on weekends and federal and state holidays until June 30, 2009.

Highlights:
-Allocates 1.2 percent of the additional income of the Newport Grand gaming facility to the city of Newport (as opposed to the usual 1.1 percent). -Allocates 1.45 percent of the additional income of the Lincoln Park gaming facility to the city of Lincoln (as opposed to the usual 1.26 percent). -Maintains an allocation of 0.17 percent of the income of the Lincoln Park gaming facility to the Narragansett Indian Tribe. -Allocates up to 14.1 million of the additional revenue accrued by the state as aid to local education authorities.
Note:

NOTE: A THREE-FIFTHS MAJORITY OF MEMBERS PRESENT AND VOTING IS REQUIRED TO OVERRIDE A GOVERNOR'S VETO.

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.

Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (29-6) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (51-19) - (Key vote)

Title: Twenty-Four Hour Operation of Video Lottery Games

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that would allow the operation of video lottery games on a twenty four hour basis on weekends and federal and state holidays until June 30, 2009.

Highlights:
-Allocates 1.2 percent of the additional income of the Newport Grand gaming facility to the city of Newport (as opposed to the usual 1.1 percent). -Allocates 1.45 percent of the additional income of the Lincoln Park gaming facility to the city of Lincoln (as opposed to the usual 1.26 percent). -Maintains an allocation of 0.17 percent of the income of the Lincoln Park gaming facility to the Narragansett Indian Tribe. -Allocates up to 14.1 million of the additional revenue accrued by the state as aid to local education authorities.
Note:

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.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Twenty-Four Hour Operation of Video Lottery Games

Sponsors

  • Henry C. Rose (RI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John Patrick Shanley Jr. (RI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Richard Wyllie Singleton (RI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas C. Slater (RI - D) (Out Of Office)
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