Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agriculture and Forestry
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Charitable Gaming Board
Petition 224
Petition Information
Petition Title Electronic pull-tab devices
Date Filed 5/22/2015    [Transmittal Sheet]
Petitioner Jim McIntire, VTabs 
Petitioner's Request

Petitioner requests that the Charitable Gaming Board amend Charitable Gaming Regulations to increase the number of electronic pull-tab devices used to facilitate the play of electronic pull-tabs sold, played, and redeemed at any premises pursuant to § 18.2-340.26:1 of the Code of Virginia (i.e. social quarters).  Petitioner proposes that if the premises’ Certificate of Occupancy establishes that the premises can accommodate more than 150 occupants, then the current limit of five electronic pull-tab devices at these premises should be increased to nine electronic-pull tab devices.

Agency's Plan

The Charitable Gaming Board will consider this request at its next scheduled meeting following the public comment period.  This meeting will occur on September 8, 2015.

Comment Period Began 6/15/2015    Ended 7/5/2015
Virginia Register Announcement Submitted on 5/22/2015
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Published on: 6/15/2015     Volume: 31  Issue: 21
Agency Decision Initiate a regulatory change [Transmittal Sheet]    
Response Date 10/1/2015
Decision Publication Date Published on: 11/2/2015     Volume: 32  Issue: 5
Agency Decision Summary

At its meeting on September 8, 2015, the Charitable Gaming Board (Board) considered the petition and public comments, including several letters of support from various stakeholder groups.  The Board voted to amend the Charitable Gaming Regulation by the standard regulatory process.  At the September meeting, the Board also authorized staff to file a Notice of Intended Regulatory Action.

Associated regulatory action Action to amend the limits on the allowed number of electronic pull-tab devices
Latest Stage: Final

Contact Information
Name / Title: Michael Menefee  / Program Mgr, Charitable and Regulatory Programs
Address: PO Box 1163
Richmond, 23218
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