|SB 1176||Authorizes the University of Missouri-Columbia to study gambling in Missouri|
|LR Number:||4343S.01I||Fiscal Note:||4343-01|
|Committee:||Pensions and General Laws|
|Last Action:||04/03/02 - Motion to Report Bill Do Pass Failed S Pensions &||Journal page:|
|General Laws Committee|
|Effective Date:||August 28, 2002|
SB 1176 - This act authorizes the University of Missouri- Columbia to conduct a comprehensive study of the gambling industry in Missouri, including a study of:
1. The economic and societal aspects and effects of gambling; 2. The influence of gambling businesses on the regulation of gambling; 3. The relationship between gambling and crime; and 4. The effectiveness of gambling-related law enforcement and regulatory efforts.
The study director shall hold hearings, administer oaths, take testimony, receive evidence and subpoena witnesses and production of documents. The act directs the University to complete the study and file a report by January 31, 2005, and caps the appropriation for the study at $50,000.
This act is identical to SB 485 (2001).