AN ACT TO ENABLE WAGERING ON SPORTING EVENTS AND HORSE RACING ON TRIBAL LANDS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FEDERAL INDIAN GAMING REGULATORY ACT. SL 2019-163. Enacted July 26, 2019. Effective July 26, 2019.
Bill Summaries: S154 AUTHORIZE SPORTS/HORSE RACE WAGERING TRIBAL LANDS. (NEW)
Summary date: Jul 29 2019 - View Summary
Summary date: Apr 3 2019 - View Summary
Senate committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes.
Amends GS 14-292.2 to allow horse race wagering, in addition to sports wagering, to be conducted on Indian lands held in trust by the US government for and on behalf of federally recognized Indian tribes. Defines horse race wagering as fixed odds or parimutuel wagering on thoroughbred, harness, or other racing of horses. Specifies that the wager for horse racing and for sports wagering is deemed to occur where it is initiated and received, all of which must occur on Indian lands within the state lawfully permitted to conduct Class III gaming activities.
Makes conforming changes to the act's titles.
Summary date: Feb 27 2019 - View Summary
Amends GS 14-292.2 as the title indicates.