2007 Regular Session


File Code: Gaming Prior Year Introduction As: HB 193/06 - W&M
Sponsored By:
Delegates Pendergrass, Goldwater, Guzzone, Harrison, Heller, James, and Weir
Video Lottery Terminals - Constitutional Amendment Subject to Voter Approval


Adding a new article to the Maryland Constitution to prohibit the General Assembly from authorizing statutorily any additional forms or expansion of gaming, with specified exceptions; limiting to six the number of video lottery facility licenses that the State may issue; limiting to 13,000 the number of video lottery terminals the State may authorize; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
First Reading Ways and Means
Hearing 3/8 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Shane E. Pendergrass, District 13
Delegate Marilyn R. Goldwater, District 16
Delegate Guy Guzzone, District 13
Delegate Hattie N. Harrison, District 45
Delegate Henry B. Heller, District 19
Delegate Mary-Dulany James, District 34A
Delegate Michael H. Weir, Jr., District 6

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Constitutional Amendments
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Gaming -see also- Bingo; Lottery; Raffles
General Assembly -see also- AELR Cmte; Leg Policy Committee.
Legislation -see also- Corrective Leg; Curative Leg
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Article - XVIV New Article
( 1 , 2 , 3 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered