ASSEMBLY BILL NO. 5–COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY (ON BEHALF OF THE STATE GAMING CONTROL BOARD) - NEVADA

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ASSEMBLY BILL NO. 5–COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY (ON BEHALF OF THE STATE GAMING CONTROL BOARD) - NEVADA [re US State Gaming Compacts]

PREFILED DECEMBER 19, 2012

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Referred to Committee on Judiciary

SUMMARY—Revises provisions governing interactive gaming.

(BDR 41-331)

FISCAL NOTE: Effect on Local Government: No.

Effect on the State: No.

AN ACT relating to gaming; revising provisions relating to interactive gaming; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

Legislative Counsel’s Digest:

Existing law requires the Nevada Gaming Commission to establish by regulation that a license to operate interstate interactive gaming does not become effective until: (1) the passage of federal legislation authorizing interactive gaming; or (2) the United States Department of Justice notifies the Commission or the State Gaming Control Board that interactive gaming is permissible under federal law. (NRS 463.750)

Section 2 of this bill removes the condition that a license to operate interstate interactive gaming does not become effective until the passage of federal legislation or notice providing that interactive gaming is permissible under federal law.

Section 1 of this bill authorizes the Governor to enter into agreements with other states to allow patrons of those states to participate in interactive gaming.

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