2011 Regular Session


File Code: Gaming
Sponsored By:
Delegates Love, Barnes, Beidle, Costa, Frush, George, Kipke, Pena-Melnyk, Schuh, and Sophocleus
Gaming - Instant Bingo - Electronic Machines


Authorizing the operation of specified instant bingo games using electronic machines; providing that the electronic instant bingo machines must have been in operation during a specified period or that the machines be in operation under a commercial bingo license on a specified date; prohibiting the operation of more than the number of machines that were in operation on a specified date; and requiring the conduct of the gaming and the operation of the machines to be consistent with provisions of law.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Ways and Means
Hearing 3/15 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable Report by Ways and Means
Favorable Report Adopted
Motion Special Order until 3/28 (Delegate O'Donnell) Rejected (46-90)
Second Reading Passed
Third Reading Passed (107-24)
Senate Action
First Reading Budget and Taxation
Hearing 3/31 at 1:00 p.m.
Hearing cancelled

Sponsored by:

Delegate Mary Ann E. Love, District 32
Delegate Ben Barnes, District 21
Delegate Pamela Beidle, District 32
Delegate Robert A. Costa, District 33B
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Ron George, District 30
Delegate Nicholaus R. Kipke, District 31
Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Steven R. Schuh, District 31
Delegate Theodore Sophocleus, District 32

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Churches -see also- Religion
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Fire Protection
Gaming -see also- Bingo; Lottery; Raffles
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Nonprofit Organizations
Volunteers -see also- Maryland Service Corps

Bill affects the following Statute:

Criminal Law
( 12-308 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :
Ways and Means
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
March 25, 2011: Motion Special Order until 3/28 (ODonnell) Rejected (46-90)
March 26, 2011: Third Reading Passed (107-24)