2009-2010 Regular Session - HB 641
Gambling; pari-mutuel betting on horse and dog races; authorize
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 on horse races and dog races, the operation of casinos, or the operation of pari-mutuel betting on horse races and dog races and casinos within the unincorporated area of a county or within a municipal corporation; 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.
Mar/05/2009 - House Second Readers
Mar/04/2009 - House First Readers
Mar/03/2009 - House Hopper