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2007-2008 Regular Session - HB 1369
Gambling and related offenses; revise definitions; revise a provision
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 12 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to gambling and related offenses, so as to revise definitions relative to gambling and related offenses; to revise a provision relating to bona fide coin operated amusement machines; to authorize any county or any municipal corporation by referendum to approve the operation of pari-mutuel betting, the operation of casinos, or the operation of pari-mutuel betting and casinos within the unincorporated area of a county or within a municipal corporation; to provide for procedures for initiating and conducting a referendum; to provide for subsequent elections and nullification; to provide for the effect of approving the operation of pari-mutuel betting or the operation of casinos; to provide for related matters; to provide for a contingent effective date; to provide for automatic repeal in specified circumstances; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/04/2008 - House Second Readers
Feb/29/2008 - House First Readers
Feb/28/2008 - House Hopper