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SB 415 - Authorizes Casino Sports Betting Upon Federal Approval - West Virginia Key Vote

Tim Armstead voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Became Law Without Governor's Signature (Executive) -

Title: Authorizes Casino Sports Betting Upon Federal Approval

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (77-22) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Casino Sports Betting Upon Federal Approval

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes sports betting at casinos in the event that the federal ban is repealed.

Highlights:

 

  • Specifies that if a federal law is enacted or a federal court decision is issued that authorizes states to regulate sports betting, then such activity is legal at certain casinos and racetracks in West Virginia (Article 22D).

  • Requires facilities that host sports betting activities to implement a monitoring system to identity and report any suspicious activity or irregularities in volume (Article 22D).

  • Requires all facilities to keep a list of individuals who have been prohibited from participating in sports betting activities at their establishment (Article 22D).

  • Specifies that if an individual is prohibited from participating in sports betting at one facility in the state, then they are also prohibited from doing so at all other facilities in the state (Article 22D).

  • Requires facilities to obtain the appropriate license before they can host sports betting activities (Article 22D).

  • Authorizes an annual license renewal for facilities that continue to be in compliance with all sports betting requirements and pay the annual renewal fee of $1,000 (Article 22D).

  • Establishes the West Virginia Lottery Sports Wagering Fund  for the collection of taxes and fees related to the hosting of sports betting activities (Article 22D).

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (25-9) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Casino Sports Betting Upon Federal Approval

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes sports betting at casinos in the event that the federal ban is repealed.

Highlights:

 

  • Specifies that if a federal law is enacted or a federal court decision is issued that authorizes states to regulate sports betting, then such activity is legal at certain casinos and racetracks in West Virginia (Article 22D).

  • Requires facilities that host sports betting activities to implement a monitoring system to identity and report any suspicious activity or irregularities in volume (Article 22D).

  • Requires all facilities to keep a list of individuals who have been prohibited from participating in sports betting activities at their establishment (Article 22D).

  • Specifies that if an individual is prohibited from participating in sports betting at one facility in the state, then they are also prohibited from doing so at all other facilities in the state (Article 22D).

  • Requires facilities to obtain the appropriate license before they can host sports betting activities (Article 22D).

  • Authorizes an annual license renewal for facilities that continue to be in compliance with all sports betting requirements and pay the annual renewal fee of $1,000 (Article 22D).

  • Establishes the West Virginia Lottery Sports Wagering Fund  for the collection of taxes and fees related to the hosting of sports betting activities (Article 22D).

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Authorizes Casino Sports Betting Upon Federal Approval

Sponsors

  • Ryan J. Ferns (WV - R) (Out Of Office)

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