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2001 2nd Special Session - SB 2EX2
Gambling Violations; video poker game machines operated by slot and other devices
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 1 of Article 2 of Chapter 12 of Title 16 of the O.C.G.A., relating to crimes involving gambling, so as to prohibit as gambling devices certain video poker games and devices and certain other games and devices; to provide that such gambling devices shall not be permitted under provisions legalizing certain amusement devices; to provide that certificates or other evidence of winning on certain other games and devices must be redeemable only where the game or device is located; to define crimes and declare penalties; to amend Chapter 17 of Title 48 of the O.C.G.A., relating to licensing and taxation of coin operated amusement machines, so as to make a conforming change; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jan/01/2002 - Effective Date
Oct/04/2001 - Act 2EX4
Oct/04/2001 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Sep/17/2001 - Senate Sent to Governor
Sep/07/2001 - Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub
Sep/06/2001 - House Immediately Transmitted to Senate
Sep/06/2001 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Sep/06/2001 - House Third Readers
Sep/04/2001 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Aug/30/2001 - House Second Readers
Aug/29/2001 - House First Readers
Aug/28/2001 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Aug/28/2001 - Senate Third Read
Aug/27/2001 - Senate Read Second Time
Aug/27/2001 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Aug/22/2001 - Senate Read and Referred
Aug/22/2001 - Senate Hopper
8/27/01 Senate Rule 114 suspended in order to second read bill.
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