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MD House Of Delegates Began Debating Gambling Bill On Monday

August 14th, 2012 by WCBC Radio

A pair of panels in the Maryland House of Delegates began debating as many as 50 amendments to an expanded gambling bill Monday. A House subcommittee studying gambling, and the Ways and Means Committee met all afternoon. Senate President Mike Miller says senators will return to session Tuesday night to consider any changes the House will make to the gambling bill. Some House sources say delegates may not finish their work on the bill by Tuesday night. Delegates are expected to consider a number of amendments, including one that creates a legislative oversight committee made up of delegates and senators to have the final say in gambling regulation. Despite the myriad of amendments and debates, House Speaker Michael Busch says he expects the House to approve an expanded gaming bill, because that is what most Marylanders want…

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