2012 Regular Session


File Code: Horse Racing Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 794
Sponsored By:
Delegates F. Turner, Afzali, Boteler, Branch, Glass, Howard, Ivey, Luedtke, A. Miller, Stukes, Summers, and Walker
Horse Racing - Purse Dedication Account - Use of Funds for Operating Assistance


Authorizing for specified years the use of Purse Dedication Account funds by Ocean Downs Race Course and Rosecroft Raceway for operating assistance to support at least 40 live racing days annually at each course; placing restrictions on the receipt of Purse Dedication Account grants; requiring racing licensees to provide specified information to the Secretary of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation; prohibiting the use of specified funds for a contribution to a campaign finance entity or for an independent expenditure; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
First Reading Ways and Means
Hearing 3/16 at 1:00 p.m.
Hearing cancelled
Hearing 3/13 at 1:00 p.m.

Favorable with Amendments Report by Ways and Means
Favorable with Amendments {305967/1 Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Special Order until later today (Delegate Simmons) Adopted
Motion Reconsider Second Reading (Delegate Simmons) Adopted
Floor Amendment (Delegate Simmons) {603922/1 Adopted (66-58)
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (104-22)
Senate Action
First Reading Senate Rules

Sponsored by:

Delegate Frank S. Turner, District 13
Delegate Kathy Afzali, District 4A
Delegate Joseph C. Boteler, III, District 8
Delegate Talmadge Branch, District 45
Delegate Glen Glass, District 34A
Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate Jolene Ivey, District 47
Delegate Eric G. Luedtke, District 14
Delegate Aruna Miller, District 15
Delegate Melvin L. Stukes, District 44
Delegate Michael G. Summers, District 47
Delegate Jay Walker, District 26

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Auditors and Audits
Campaign Financing
Collective Bargaining
Elections -see also- Ballots; Camp Financ; Pol Cands; Voting
Gaming -see also- Bingo; Lottery; Raffles
Labor, Licensing, and Regulation, Department of
Prince George's County
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Worcester County
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc

Bill affects the following Statutes:

State Government
( 9-1A-28 , 9-1A-28 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Number: 305967/01     Offered on: April 6, 2012   at: 11:32 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 603922/01     Offered on: April 7, 2012   at: 12:45 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Committee Votes :
Ways and Means
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
April 2, 2012: Floor Amendment (Simmons) {603922/1 Adopted (66-58)
April 4, 2012: Third Reading Passed (104-22)