EQUINE INDUSTRY ON GAMING CONTROL BOARD

House Bill 4151

Sponsor:  Rep. Cindy Denby

Committee:  Agriculture

Complete to 2-25-11

A SUMMARY OF HOUSE BILL 4151 AS INTRODUCED 1-26-11

The bill would require that one member of the Michigan Gaming Control Board be a representative of the equine (horse-related) industry.

The board would continue to have five members appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of the Senate.  Not more than three board members can be members of the same political party.

The bill would also make a number of technical, non-substantive amendments to the act.

(The Gaming Control Board is responsible for the licensing and regulation of the Detroit casinos and of the state's horse racing tracks, among other things).

MCL 432.204

FISCAL IMPACT:

The bill would have no fiscal impact.

                                                                                           Legislative Analyst:   Chris Couch 

                                                                                                  Fiscal Analyst:   Ben Gielczyk

This analysis was prepared by nonpartisan House staff for use by House members in their deliberations, and does not constitute an official statement of legislative intent.