2007 -- H 6564
A N A C T
RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT VIDEO LOTTERY TERMINAL
Introduced By: Representatives Costantino, Crowley, Jackson, and Rice
Date Introduced: June 20, 2007
It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:
SECTION 1. Section 42-61.2-11 of the General Laws in Chapter 42-61.2 entitled "Video
Lottery Terminal" is hereby amended to read as follows:
42-61.2-11. Effect of other laws and local ordinances. -- The provisions of sections 41-
9-4 and 41-9-6 shall not apply to this chapter, and the provisions of this chapter shall take
precedence over any local ordinances to the contrary. It is specifically acknowledged that the
installation, operation and use of video lottery terminals by a pari-mutuel licensee, as authorized
in this chapter, shall for all purposes be deemed a permitted use as defined in section 45-24-31.
No city or town where video lottery terminals are authorized may seek to prevent the installation
and use of said video lottery terminals by defining such as a prohibited use.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage.