Agency request legislation 2021

Learn about the process for determining, and outcome of, agency request legislation for the 2021 legislative session.

On June 24, 2020, the Gambling Commission held a virtual meeting with stakeholders to discuss possible agency legislative priorities for the 2021 legislative session. Here's a copy of the staff presentation.

Staff presented a summary of stakeholders' comments to Commissioners at the agency's July 17, 2020 pu7blic meeting.

On September 14, 2020, the Commission submitted its budget package and agency request legislation (as approved by Commissioners) to the Governor’s Office.

The two priorities for 2021 agency request legislation are:

  • Budget Package

    • $6 million sports wagering loan forgiveness

    • Funding for agency’s criminal enforcement of unlicensed gambling activities

  • Nonprofit Bingo

    • Low Stakes Bingo at Senior Housing/Community Centers

    • Changes to the definition of raffle