2008 Regular Session


File Code: Gaming
Sponsored By:
Delegates Hixson, Gilchrist, Jennings, Olszewski, Rice, Stukes, F. Turner, and Walker
Video Lottery Terminals - Center on the Prevention of Compulsive Gambling


Establishing the Center on the Prevention of Compulsive Gambling in the University of Maryland School of Medicine; specifying the purpose of the Center; requiring the Center to perform specified tasks relating to the study, prevention, and treatment of compulsive gambling; requiring the Center to establish a hotline to provide counseling and other support services; and requiring that the Center be supported by money from the Compulsive Gambling Fund.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Ways and Means
Hearing 3/13 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Sheila E. Hixson, District 20
Delegate Jim Gilchrist, District 17
Delegate J. B. Jennings, District 7
Delegate John A. Olszewski, Jr., District 6
Delegate Craig L. Rice, District 15
Delegate Melvin L. Stukes, District 44
Delegate Frank S. Turner, District 13
Delegate Jay Walker, District 26

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Gaming -see also- Bingo; Lottery; Raffles
Medical Schools
Mental Health
State Universities and Colleges

Bill affects the following Statute:

Health - General
( 19-805 )


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