Legislative Tracker

HB 118 Fantasy Contests Act; enact

Voted on Wednesday March 1, 2017

Michael Caldwell's thoughts

The Attorney General deemed fantasy sports to be illegal in an opinion previously. This legislation corrects that misinterpretation and legalizes fantasy sports. It does set up a regulatory and taxing framework that I would not support, but providing clarification under the law that this industry is in fact legal .

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Vote Totals

The table below breaks down the total number of votes, and marks the majority vote.

Voted Total % Majority Vote?
Yea 126 70% Majority Vote
Nay 32 17.8%
Did not vote 17 9.4%
Excused 5 2.8%

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