HB 711 (BR 1979) - J. Coleman
AN ACT relating to compulsive gambling.
Create new sections of KRS Chapter 222 creating the Compulsive Gamblers Assistance Fund to be administered by the Division of Substance Abuse of the Department for Mental Health and Mental Retardation Services; establish funding mechanism and limitations on expenditures; define responsibilities of director; amend KRS 138.510 to partially fund the Compulsive Gamblers Assistance Fund from the total amount wagered subject to excise taxes; amend KRS 154A.130 to partially fund the Compulsive Gamblers Assistance Fund from the gross revenues of the state lottery; amend KRS 238.570 to partially fund the Compulsive Gamblers Assistance Fund from the gross receipts derived from all charitable gaming; amend KRS 164.7871 to conform.
HB 711 - AMENDMENTS
HFA (1, J. Coleman) - Retail original provisions, except add a subsection that requires funding the fund for fiscal years 2001 and 2002 with funds that may be appropriated by the General Assembly, grants from the federal or state governments, or from any other public or private sources; delay funding the fund from the total amount wagered subject to excise taxes, gross revenues of the state lottery, and gross receipts derived from all charitable gaming until beginning in fiscal year 2003.
Feb 15-introduced in House
Feb 16-to State Government (H)
Feb 28-posted in committee
Mar 7-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Mar 8-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 9, 2000
Mar 13-floor amendment (1) filed
Mar 14-3rd reading, passed 89-4 with floor amendment (1)
Mar 15-received in Senate
Mar 17-to Appropriations and Revenue (S)