Senate Bill 299

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 04/09/24: Vetoed
Title AN ACT relating to the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission and declaring an emergency.
Bill Documents Current
Introduced
Bill Request Number 1682
Sponsor D. Thayer
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 230.371 to add gender-neutral language.
Index Headings of Original Version Licensing - Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, language correction
Boards and Commissions - Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, language correction
Horses and Horse Racing - Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, language correction
Jump to Proposed Amendments Senate Committee Substitute 1
Senate Committee Amendment 1
House Committee Substitute 1
House Committee Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 2
Votes Vote History
Governor's Veto Message Veto

Actions

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02/27/24
  • introduced in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
02/29/24
  • to Licensing & Occupations (S)
03/14/24
  • taken from Licensing & Occupations (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Licensing & Occupations (S)
03/15/24
  • taken from Licensing & Occupations (S)
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to Licensing & Occupations (S)
  • reassigned to State & Local Government (S)
03/25/24
  • taken from State & Local Government (S)
  • reassigned to Economic Development, Tourism, & Labor (S)
03/26/24
  • reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute (1) and Committee Amendment (1-title)
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 26, 2024
  • 3rd reading, passed 26-11 with Committee Substitute (1)
  • committee amendment (1-title) withdrawn
  • received in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
  • taken from Committee on Committees (H)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Committee on Committees (H)
  • to Economic Development & Workforce Investment (H)
03/27/24
  • reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules with Committee Substitute (1) and Committee Amendment (1-title)
  • floor amendments (1) and (2) filed to Committee Substitute
03/28/24
  • taken from Rules
  • placed in the Orders of the Day
  • 3rd reading, passed 64-28 with committee amendments (1-title) and Committee Substitute (1)
  • received in Senate
  • posted for passage for concurrence in House Committee Substitute (1) and Committee Amendment (1-title)
  • Senate concurred in House Committee Substitute (1) and committee amendment (1-title)
  • passed 25-11 with Committee Substitute (1) and Committee Amendment (1-title)
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • delivered to Governor
04/09/24
  • Vetoed

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Delete original provisions; repeal and reenact KRS 230.210, 230.225, 230.230, and 230.260 to replace the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission with the Kentucky Horse Racing and Gaming Corporation; establish definitions; grant the corporation jurisdiction over all forms of horse racing, horse breed integrity, gaming, charitable gaming, and wagering in the Commonwealth; exclude the state lottery established under KRS Chapter 154A; make the executive director of the racing commission the new president of the corporation; set the corporation and president's powers and duties; direct the Governor to appoint the corporation president from a list of three names provided by the board; abolish the racing commission and the Department of Charitable Gaming on July 1, 2024, and July 1, 2025, respectively, and transfer all personnel, equipment, and funding to the corporation; create new sections of KRS Chapter 230 to allow the president to establish offices run by office managers to address corporation topics; establish a board of directors to administer the corporation; set up board appointments and composition; create the powers and duties of the board and its members; require a criminal background check for board members and staff; make the board, president, managers, and staff of the corporation subject to KRS Chapter 11A but exempt from KRS Chapters 18A and 64; maintain employee participation in state employee retirement, health insurance, life insurance, and deferred compensation; amend KRS 230.215 to establish a policy to strictly regulate charitable gaming; amend various sections of KRS Chapters 138, 230, and 238 to conform with the transfer to the corporation; amend KRS 11A.010, 11A.040, 12.020, 12.252, 15.380, 15.728, 18A.115, 68.182, 91.202, 92.282, 137.170, 139.200, 243.262, 243.500, 247.220, 257.196, 257.472, 321.185, 528.010, and 528.110 to conform; repeal KRS 230.250; make sections applying to the racing commission effective on July 1, 2024, and amendments related to charitable gaming effective on July 1, 2025; transfer records, files, and documents for racing and charitable gaming on those same dates; keep the executive director of the racing commission serving on January 1, 2024, as the interim president of the corporation for two years starting on July 1, 2024; prohibit the Department of Charitable Gaming from authorizing designated new charity game tickets from July 1, 2024, to July 1, 2025; prevent any changes to names of agencies and officers from voiding amendments in other bills enacted during the 2024 Regular Session; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings Amusements and Recreation - Kentucky Horse Racing and Gaming Corporation, racing and gaming, regulation
Charitable Organizations and Institutions - Kentucky Horse Racing and Gaming Corporation, charitable gaming, regulation
Corporations - Kentucky Horse Racing and Gaming Corporation, racing and gaming, regulation
Boards and Commissions - Kentucky Horse Racing and Gaming Corporation, racing and gaming, regulation
Background Checks - Kentucky Horse Racing and Gaming Corporation, board members and staff
Public Protection - Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, Department of Charitable Gaming, cabinet removal
Horses and Horse Racing - Kentucky Horse Racing and Gaming Corporation, racing and gaming, regulation
Gambling - Kentucky Horse Racing and Gaming Corporation, racing and gaming, regulation
Governor - Kentucky Horse Racing and Gaming Corporation, board members, appointment
Racing - Kentucky Horse Racing and Gaming Corporation, racing and gaming, regulation
Reorganization - Kentucky Horse Racing and Gaming Corporation, horse racing and charitable gaming, jurisdiction
State Agencies - Kentucky Horse Racing and Gaming Corporation, racing and gaming, regulation
Wagering - Kentucky Horse Racing and Gaming Corporation, racing and gaming, regulation

Amendment Senate Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor M. Wise
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - SB 299

Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions, except remove all language that relates to future forms of gaming in Kentucky; require the Public Protection Cabinet to assist in the transitions of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission and the Department of Charitable Gaming into parts of the Kentucky Horse Racing and Gaming Corporation; make the charity game ticket moratorium only apply to playing electronic charity game tickets at additional locations beyond the charity's office, licensed bingo locations, and pre-approved charitable fundraising event locations.
Index Headings Gambling - Kentucky Horse Racing and Gaming Corporation, jurisdiction
Racing - Kentucky Horse Racing and Gaming Corporation, jurisdiction
State Agencies - Kentucky Horse Racing and Gaming Corporation, jurisdiction
Wagering - Kentucky Horse Racing and Gaming Corporation, jurisdiction
Amusements and Recreation - Kentucky Horse Racing and Gaming Corporation, jurisdiction
Charitable Organizations and Institutions - Department of Charitable Gaming, charity game tickets, restrictions
Corporations - Kentucky Horse Racing and Gaming Corporation, jurisdiction
Boards and Commissions - Kentucky Horse Racing and Gaming Corporation, jurisdiction
Public Protection - Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, Department of Charitable Gaming, cabinet transition
Horses and Horse Racing - Kentucky Horse Racing and Gaming Corporation, jurisdiction

Amendment House Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor J. Branscum
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - SB 299/GA

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor J. Calloway
Summary Prohibit any person under 21 years of age from participating in any wagering activities licensed under KRS Chapters 230 and 238.
Index Headings Gambling - Wagering, persons under 21 years of age, prohibition
Racing - Wagering, persons under 21 years of age, prohibition
Wagering - Gaming and betting, persons under 21 years of age, prohibition
Amusements and Recreation - Wagering, persons under 21 years of age, prohibition
Charitable Organizations and Institutions - Charitable gaming, persons under 21 years of age, prohibition
Horses and Horse Racing - Wagering, persons under 21 years of age, prohibition

Amendment House Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor J. Calloway
Summary Prohibit any person under 21 years of age from participating in any sports wagering activities licensed under KRS Chapter 230.
Index Headings Gambling - Sports wagering, persons under 21 years of age, prohibition
Wagering - Sports wagering, persons under 21 years of age, prohibition
Amusements and Recreation - Sports wagering, persons under 21 years of age, prohibition
Athletics - Sports wagering, persons under 21 years of age, prohibition

Last updated: 4/13/2024 12:27 AM (EDT)