2007 Special Session 1


File Code: Gaming Prior Year Introduction As: HB 166/07 - W&M
Sponsored By:
Delegates Pendergrass, Ali, Barkley, V. Clagett, Conway, Guzzone, Hecht, Heller, James, Mathias, McHale, Niemann, Simmons, and Taylor
Video Lottery Terminals - Constitutional Amendment Subject to Voter Approval


Adding a new article to the Maryland Constitution to prohibit the General Assembly from statutorily expanding forms of commercial gaming, with exceptions; limiting the number of licenses that the State may issue to operate video lottery terminals; limiting to 3,000 the number of video lottery terminals that a video lottery facility licensee may operate at a specified facility; limiting the number of licenses to operate video lottery terminals to locations at a specified number of regions and counties of the State; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
First Reading Ways and Means
Hearing 11/3 at 10:00 a.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Shane E. Pendergrass, District 13
Delegate Saqib Ali, District 39
Delegate Charles Barkley, District 39
Delegate Virginia P. Clagett, District 30
Delegate Norman H. Conway, District 38B
Delegate Guy Guzzone, District 13
Delegate Sue Hecht, District 3A
Delegate Henry B. Heller, District 19
Delegate Mary-Dulany James, District 34A
Delegate James N. Mathias, Jr., District 38B
Delegate Brian K. McHale, District 46
Delegate Doyle L. Niemann, District 47
Delegate Luiz R. S. Simmons, District 17
Delegate Herman L. Taylor, Jr., District 14

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 - XIX 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