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Senate Bill 711; Regular Session 2009-2010


Short Title:
An Act amending Title 4 (Amusements) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, making extensive revisions to provisions on gaming, in the areas of legislative intent, definitions, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, applicability of other statutes, powers of the board, code of conduct, expenses of regulatory agencies, licensed gaming entity application appeals from board, license or permit application hearing process and public hearings, board minutes and records, regulatory authority, collection of fees and fines, slot machine license fee, number of slot machines, reports of board, diversity goals of board, license or permit prohibition, specific authority to suspend slot machine license, Category 2 slot machine license, Category 3 slot machine license, number of slot machine licenses, applications for license or permit, slot machine license application, slot machine license application character requirements, supplier licenses, manufacturer licenses, gaming service provider, occupation permit application, alternative manufacturer licensing standards, alternative supplier licensing standards, additional licenses and permits and approval of agreements, license renewals, change in ownership or control of slot machine licensee, nonportability of slot machine license, appointment of trustee, table games, slot machine licensee deposits, gross terminal revenue deductions, itemized budget reporting, establishment of State Gaming Fund and net slot machine revenue distribution, distributions from Pennsylvania Race Horse Development Fund, Pennsylvania Gaming Economic Development and Tourism Fund, transfers from State Gaming Fund, responsibility and authority of Department of Revenue, wagering on credit, eminent domain authority, compulsive and problem gambling program, drug and alcohol treatment, labor hiring preferences, declaration of exemption from Federal laws prohibiting slot machines, financial and employment interests, additional restrictions, political influence, regulation requiring exclusion of certain persons, prosecutorial and adjudicative functions, investigations and enforcement, conduct of public officials and employees, prohibited acts and penalties, report of suspicious transactions, additional authority, applicability of Clean Indoor Air Act, liquor licenses at licensed facilities, interception of oral communications, electronic funds transfer terminals, junkets, gaming schools, appropriations and Commonwealth Financing Authority; and making related repeals.
PN 1196
Reported as committed, June 23, 2009
First consideration, June 23, 2009
Re-referred to APPROPRIATIONS, June 24, 2009
PN 1247
Re-reported as amended, July 1, 2009
Second consideration, July 2, 2009
Third consideration and final passage, July 7, 2009 (47-1)
(Remarks see Senate Journal Page 869), July 7, 2009
(Remarks see Senate Journal Page 1354), Sept. 17, 2009
(Remarks see Senate Journal Page 1487), Oct. 6, 2009
(Remarks see Senate Journal Page 1537), Oct. 9, 2009
In the House
Referred to GAMING OVERSIGHT, July 9, 2009
PN 1460
Reported as amended, Oct. 2, 2009
First consideration, Oct. 2, 2009
Laid on the table, Oct. 2, 2009
Removed from table, Oct. 2, 2009
Re-referred to APPROPRIATIONS, Oct. 2, 2009
Re-reported as committed, Oct. 4, 2009
(Remarks see House Journal Page 2000), Oct. 4, 2009
PN 1464
Second consideration, with amendments, Oct. 5, 2009
(Remarks see House Journal Page 2092), Oct. 5, 2009
PN 1468
Corrective Reprint, Printer's No. 1468, Oct. 6, 2009
Re-committed to APPROPRIATIONS, Oct. 6, 2009
Re-reported as committed, Dec. 8, 2009
(Remarks see House Journal Page 2414), Dec. 8, 2009
Second consideration, rescinded, Dec. 9, 2009
(Remarks see House Journal Page 2435), Dec. 9, 2009
PN 1544
Second consideration, with amendments, Dec. 14, 2009 (98-94)
(Remarks see House Journal Page 2473), Dec. 14, 2009
PN 1545
Corrective Reprint, Printer's No. 1545, Dec. 15, 2009
Third consideration and final passage, Dec. 15, 2009 (103-92)
(Remarks see House Journal Page 2652), Dec. 15, 2009
In the Senate
PN 1561
Re-reported on concurrence, as amended, Dec. 16, 2009
Senate concurred in House amendments, as amended by the Senate, Dec. 16, 2009 (27-22)
(Remarks see Senate Journal Page 1638), Dec. 16, 2009
PN 1563
Corrective Reprint, Printer's No. 1563, Dec. 17, 2009
In the House
Referred to RULES, Dec. 17, 2009
Re-reported on concurrence, as committed, Jan. 5, 2010
House non-concurred in Senate amendments to House amendments, Jan. 5, 2010 (2-189)
(Remarks see House Journal Page 6), Jan. 5, 2010
In the Senate
Senate insists on its amendments non-concurred in the House, Jan. 5, 2010
Senate appoints Senators PILEGGI, EARLL and FONTANA a committee of conference, Jan. 5, 2010
PN 1586
Conference committee report presented in Senate, Jan. 5, 2010
Conference committee report adopted by Senate, Jan. 5, 2010 (28-22)
(Remarks see Senate Journal Page 1653), Jan. 5, 2010
In the House
House insists on its non-concurrence in Senate amendments, Jan. 5, 2010
House appoints Representatives EACHUS, SANTONI and SCHRODER a committee of conference, Jan. 5, 2010
Conference committee report presented in House, Jan. 6, 2010
Conference committee report adopted by House, Jan. 6, 2010 (103-89)
(Remarks see House Journal Page 18), Jan. 6, 2010
Signed in Senate, Jan. 6, 2010
Signed in House, Jan. 6, 2010
Presented to the Governor, Jan. 6, 2010
Approved by the Governor, Jan. 7, 2010
Act No. 1 of 2010, Jan. 7, 2010
* denotes current Printer's Number