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SB 224 (BR 1846) - E. Worley

     AN ACT relating to electronic games of skill.
     Amend KRS 230.210 to limit the number of licensed tracks to nine, define "electronic games of skill", "EGS", and "net EGS revenue"; create a new sections of KRS Chapter 230 to declare legislative findings; permit licensing of electronic games of skill at tracks, prohibit anyone under 21 years of age from placing wagers; require payouts of at least 83%; specify information required for licensure; specify requirements for track facilities and minimum number of race days; specify requirements for the Kentucky Horse Racing Authority; provide limitations on the acquisition of electronic games of skill, their placement at tracks, prohibit unlicensed persons from tampering with games, require adequate personnel, and require reporting of malfunctions; require financial records to be maintained and to allow the authority reasonable access to financial records; limit location of electronic games of skill; provide for the distribution of revenue; specify that operation of electronic games of skill other than at a licensed track is gambling; grant local governments the authority to disallow electronic games of skill at tracks in their jurisdictions; amend KRS 243.505 to include electronic games of skill; create a new section of KRS Chapter 230 to exempt revenue generated from electronic games of skill from local taxation.

     Mar 4-introduced in Senate
     Mar 8-to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
     Mar 10-taken from committee; 1st reading; returned to Appropriations & Revenue (S)

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