Vermont Senate committee begins its review of sports wagering bill after passage by House

Vermont Senate committee begins its review of sports wagering bill after passage by House

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  • Dave Fidlin, The Center Square
March 26, 2023 3:08 PM
  • Dave Fidlin, The Center Square

As one chamber of the Vermont General Assembly signs off on a sports gambling bill, the second is taking the baton in the race to legalize it and put in place a new revenue source this legislative session.

The Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing, and General Affairs resumed its ongoing discussion of the issue on Friday. During the brief revisit, panelists hashed over House Bill 127, which passed in that chamber and is now in the hands of the Senate.

Tucker Anderson of the General Assembly’s Office of Legislative Counsel combed through some of the provisions the House passed into HB127 and what they could mean for the companion legislation in Senate Bill 105.