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Charitable Gaming Board; Texas Hold'em poker events, effective clause.

In House

Latest Action: Feb. 20, 2020
House: Referred to Committee on Appropriations

Chief Patron:
Chap Petersen (D)

2020 Regular Session


As introduced. Charitable Gaming Board; Texas Hold'em poker events.

Allows certain qualified organization to conduct Texas Hold'em poker events in conjunction with its charitable gaming activities. The conditions under which a qualified organization may manage, operate, or contract with operators of or conduct Texas Hold'em poker games and tournaments shall be prescribed by the Charitable Gaming Board. In addition, the bill establishes the Problem Gambling Treatment and Support Fund administered by the Commissioner of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services to provide counseling and other support services for compulsive and problem gamblers, develop problem gambling treatment and prevention programs, and provide grants to supporting organizations that provide assistance to compulsive gamblers. (Less)
  • Bill History

  • 01/10/2020 - Senate: Presented and ordered printed 20104840D
  • 01/10/2020 - Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
  • 01/21/2020 - Senate: Assigned GL&T sub: Gaming
  • 01/21/2020 - Senate: Impact statement from DPB (SB936)
  • 01/29/2020 - Senate: Reported from General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N)
  • 01/29/2020 - Senate: Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
  • 02/05/2020 - Senate: Reported from Finance and Appropriations with amendments (14-Y 2-N)
  • 02/06/2020 - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
  • 02/07/2020 - Senate: Read second time
  • 02/07/2020 - Senate: Reading of amendments waived
  • 02/07/2020 - Senate: Committee amendments agreed to
  • 02/07/2020 - Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended SB936E
  • 02/07/2020 - Senate: Printed as engrossed 20104840D-E
  • 02/10/2020 - Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (34-Y 5-N)
  • 02/10/2020 - Senate: Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (38-Y 1-N)
  • 02/10/2020 - Senate: Passed Senate (35-Y 4-N)
  • 02/11/2020 - Senate: Impact statement from DPB (SB936E)
  • 02/13/2020 - House: Placed on Calendar
  • 02/13/2020 - House: Read first time
  • 02/13/2020 - House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
  • 02/14/2020 - House: Assigned GL sub: ABC/Gaming
  • 02/18/2020 - House: House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
  • 02/18/2020 - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (7-Y 1-N)
  • 02/20/2020 - House: Reported from General Laws with amendments (18-Y 3-N)
  • 02/20/2020 - House: Referred to Committee on Appropriations

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