Senate Bill 120

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 02/22/21: signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 8)
Title AN ACT relating to pari-mutuel wagering and declaring an emergency.
Bill Documents Current
Introduced
Bill Request Number 801
Sponsors J. Schickel, P. Hornback, J. Adams, J. Howell, D. Parrett, R. Stivers, D. Thayer, R. Thomas
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 230.210 to define "licensed premises," "pari-mutuel wagering," and to amend the definition of "track"; amend KRS 230.361 to restrict wagering at simulcast facilities to pari-mutuel wagering on simulcasting; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings of Original Version Effective Dates, Emergency - Pari-mutuel wagering, definition
Gambling - Horse racing, pari-mutuel definition
Licensing - Track, licensing
Racing - Pari-mutuel wagering, definition
Wagering - Pari-mutuel wagering, definition
Amusements and Recreation - Pari-mutuel wagering, definition
Boards and Commissions - Horse racing commission, pari-mutuel wagering approval
Horses and Horse Racing - Pari-mutuel wagering, definition
Jump to Proposed Amendments Senate Floor Amendment 1
Senate Floor Amendment 2
Senate Floor Amendment 3
House Floor Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 2
House Floor Amendment 3
House Floor Amendment 4
House Floor Amendment 5
House Floor Amendment 6
Votes Vote History

Actions

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02/02/21
  • introduced in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
02/03/21
  • to Licensing & Occupations (S)
  • taken from Licensing & Occupations (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Licensing & Occupations (S)
02/04/21
  • reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules
  • floor amendments (1) (2-title) and (3) filed
02/09/21
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 9, 2021
  • 3rd reading
  • floor amendment (1) defeated
  • floor amendments (2-title) and (3) withdrawn
  • passed 22-15
  • received in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
  • taken from Committee on Committees (H)
  • 1st reading
  • to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (H)
  • posted in committee
02/10/21
  • reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules
  • floor amendments (1), (2), (3), (4), (5) and (6) filed
02/11/21
  • taken from Rules (H)
  • placed in the Orders of the Day
  • floor amendment (2) withdrawn
  • 3rd reading
  • floor amendment (5) defeated
  • floor amendments (1) and (6) ruled out of order
  • passed 55-38
02/22/21
  • received in Senate
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • delivered to Governor
  • signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 8)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor W. Westerfield
Summary Amend the definition of "pari-mutuel wagering" to delete previous definitions approved by the racing commission.
Index Headings Amusements and Recreation - Pari-mutuel wagering, definition
Gambling - Pari-mutuel wagering, definition
Racing - Pari-mutuel wagering, definition
Wagering - Pari-mutuel wagering, definition

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor W. Westerfield
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - SB 120

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 3
Sponsor W. Westerfield
Summary Retain original provisions; amend KRS 11A.010 to include members and employees of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission in the definition of "officer"; and amend KRS 230.230 to conform.
Index Headings State Agencies - Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, members and employees, subject to executive branch ethics laws
Ethics - Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, members and employees, subject to executive branch ethics laws
Boards and Commissions - Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, members and employees, subject to executive branch ethics laws
Horses and Horse Racing - Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, members and employees, subject to executive branch ethics laws

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor J. Calloway
Summary Retain original provisions; require reimbursement of commissions, surety bond, and payment of challenger's legal fees if Act is found to be unconstitutional or invalid,
Index Headings Amusements and Recreation - Historical horse racing, court action
Gambling - Historical horse racing, court action
Licensing - Historical horse racing, court action
Racing - Historical horse racing, court action

Amendment House Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor J. DuPlessis
Summary Retain original provisions; amend KRS 138.510 to increase the excise tax on historical horse racing from 1.5% to 3.5%.
Index Headings Amusements and Recreation - Historical horse racing, excise tax on
Gambling - Historical horse racing, excise tax on
Racing - Historical horse racing, excise tax on
Taxation - Excise tax, historical horse racing

Amendment House Floor Amendment 3
Sponsor J. Tipton
Summary Retain original provisions; amend definition of "pari-mutuel wagering" to exclude previously approved methods of wagering.
Index Headings Amusements and Recreation - Pari-mutuel wagering, definition
Gambling - Pari-mutuel wagering, definition
Racing - Pari-mutuel wagering, definition

Amendment House Floor Amendment 4
Sponsor W. Thomas
Summary Retain original provisions; amend definition of "licensed premises" to those licensed as of January 1, 2021.
Index Headings Gambling - Licensed premises, definition of
Licensing - Licensed premises, definition of
Racing - Licensed premises, definition of

Amendment House Floor Amendment 5
Sponsor R. Heath
Summary Retain original provisions; amend KRS 230.361 to assert that communication between the racing commission and licensees shall not be considered confidential and shall be subject to KRS 61.870 to 61.884.
Index Headings Boards and Commissions - Racing commission, communications
Licensing - Horse racing licensees, commission communication
Public Records and Reports - Racing commission, communications
Racing - Racing commission, communications

Amendment House Floor Amendment 6
Sponsor J. DuPlessis
Summary Retain original provisions; amend KRS 138.510 to increase the excise tax on historical horse racing from 1.5% to 3.5%.
Index Headings Gambling - Historical horse racing, excise tax on
Racing - Historical horse racing, excise tax on
Taxation - Excise tax, historical horse racing
Amusements and Recreation - Historical horse racing, excise tax on

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