HB 1887

Senate Community, Economic and Recreational Development Committee

Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Off the Floor

Senate Rules Room (Main Capitol)


House Bill 1887, Printer’s No. 3421 (Ortitay), – Summary – amends Title 4 (Amusements) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in administrative and enforcement, further providing for compulsive and problem gambling program by requiring one compulsive gamblers assistance organization’s toll-free problem gambling telephone number (with up to a three (3) year exception for PA casinos and racetracks already using a different toll-free number).  It also places the problem gambling program under the PA Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) vs. the PA Department of Health (DOH), including funding for the program. [Note: HB 1887, PN 3421 was previously reported as committed (6/23/16) by the Committee and received first and second consideration before it was re-committed (6/27/16) to the Committee.]

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