The Georgia legislature is considering a bill commonly referred to as the Destination Resort bill. Senate Bill 79 and House Bill 158 are clones. This allows introduction and consideration of the same bill on parallel tracks in both House and Senate.
The Act is 28 pages long. The title alone is 163 words (lines 1-12). The title explains that the Act establishes a gaming commission, authorizes licensing for up to two destination resorts, licenses suppliers and certain employees, regulates certain gaming activities, provides for fees and taxes and their distribution, enforcement of certain credit instruments, and provides for a contingent effective date. Continue readingby