HB 2168

  • Virginia House Bill
  • 2021 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Jan 12, 2021
  • Passed House Feb 03, 2021
  • Passed Senate Feb 15, 2021
  • Became Law Apr 07, 2021

Illegal gambling; skill games, enforcement by localities and Attorney General, civil penalty.

Abstract

Illegal gambling; skill games; civil penalty; enforcement by localities and Attorney General. Provides that any person who conducts, finances, manages, supervises, directs, or owns a gambling device that is located in an unregulated location is subject to a civil penalty of $25,000. The bill provides that the Attorney General, an attorney for the Commonwealth, or the attorney for any locality may cause an action in equity to be brought in the name of the Commonwealth or of the locality, as applicable, to enjoin the operation of a gambling device in violation of this section and may request attachment against all such devices and any moneys within such devices. The bill provides that any civil penalties brought in the name of the Commonwealth shall be paid into the Literary Fund and that any civil penalties brought in the name of a locality shall be paid into the general fund of the locality.

Illegal gambling; skill games; civil penalty;enforcement by localities and Attorney General. Provides that any person who conducts, finances, manages, supervises, directs,or owns a gambling device that is located in an unregulated locationis subject to a civil penalty of $25,000. The bill provides thatthe Attorney General, an attorney for the Commonwealth, or the attorneyfor any locality may cause an action in equity to be brought in thename of the Commonwealth or of the locality, as applicable, to enjointhe operation of a gambling device in violation of this section andmay request attachment against all such devices and any moneys withinsuch devices. The bill provides that any civil penalties broughtin the name of the Commonwealth shall be paid into the Literary Fund and that any civil penalties brought in the name of a locality shallbe paid into the general fund of the locality.

Bill Sponsors (1)

Votes


Actions


Apr 07, 2021

House

Placed on Calendar

Senate

Signed by President as reenrolled

House

Enacted, Chapter 546 (effective 7/1/21)

House

Signed by Speaker as reenrolled

House

Reenrolled bill text (HB2168ER2)

House

Reenrolled

Office of the Governor

Governor's recommendation adopted

Senate

Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (28-Y 11-N 1-A)

House

VOTE: Adoption (76-Y 23-N)

House

House concurred in Governor's recommendation (76-Y 23-N)

Mar 31, 2021

House

Governor's recommendation received by House

Mar 18, 2021

House

Governor's recommendation received by House

Mar 02, 2021

House

Impact statement from DPB (HB2168ER)

Mar 01, 2021

Office of the Governor

Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021

House

Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 1, 20201

Feb 27, 2021

Senate

Signed by President

Feb 26, 2021

House

Signed by Speaker

House

Enrolled

Feb 24, 2021

Senate

Conference report agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N 1-A)

Virginia General Assembly

Amended by conference committee

House

Conference substitute printed 21200595D-H1

House

VOTE: Agreed To (93-Y 0-N)

House

Conference report agreed to by House (93-Y 0-N)

Feb 19, 2021

House

House acceded to request

Senate

Conferees appointed by Senate

House

Conferees appointed by House

Senate

Senate requested conference committee

Senate

Senate insisted on amendments (38-Y 0-N)

Feb 17, 2021

House

VOTE: REJECTED (2-Y 97-N)

House

Placed on Calendar

House

Senate amendments rejected by House (2-Y 97-N)

Feb 15, 2021

Senate

Passed Senate with amendments (36-Y 0-N 2-A)

Senate

Engrossed by Senate as amended

Senate

Committee amendments agreed to

Senate

Reading of amendments waived

Senate

Read third time

Feb 12, 2021

Senate

Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)

Feb 10, 2021

Senate

Reported from Judiciary with amendments (13-Y 0-N 2-A)

Feb 05, 2021

Senate

Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Judiciary (14-Y 0-N)

Feb 04, 2021

Senate

Referred to Committee on the Judiciary

House

Impact statement from DPB (HB2168E)

Senate

Constitutional reading dispensed

Feb 03, 2021

House

VOTE: Block Vote Passage (98-Y 0-N 1-A)

House

VOTE: Block Vote Passage #2 (99-Y 0-N)

House

Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)

House

Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House

House

Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N 1-A)

Feb 02, 2021

House

Committee amendments agreed to

House

Printed as engrossed 21101270D-E

House

Engrossed by House as amended HB2168E

House

Read second time

Feb 01, 2021

House

Read first time

Jan 29, 2021

House

Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment(s) (22-Y 0-N)

Jan 21, 2021

House

Impact statement from DPB (HB2168)

Jan 19, 2021

House

Assigned Courts sub: Criminal

Jan 12, 2021

House

Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice

House

Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101270D

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101270D HTML
Printed as engrossed 21101270D-E HTML
Conference substitute printed 21200595D-H1 HTML
HB2168ER HTML
HB2168ER2 HTML
CHAP0546 HTML

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Impact Statement: HB2168FE122.PDF PDF
Fiscal Impact Statement: HB2168F122.PDF PDF
Amendment: HB2168ASE HTML
Amendment: HB2168AS HTML
Amendment: HB2168AH HTML
Amendment: HB2168AG HTML
Amendment: HB2168AC HTML

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