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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DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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