Public Hearing on Increase of Assessments on PA Casinos

Joint Hearing

Senate Community, Economic and Recreational Development Committee
and
House Gaming Oversight Committee

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
9:00 a.m.
East Wing, Room 60

Listen


PA Dept. of Revenue’s recent notification of the 12 operating PA casinos of its intention to increase the assessment for Section 1401 accounts from 1.5% to 2%

9:00 a.m.

Call public hearing to order

Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call (House and Senate)

Opening Comments

Representative John D. Payne – Majority Chairman
Senator Kim Ward – Majority Chairwoman
Representative Nick Kotik – Minority Chairman
Senator Lawrence M. Farnese, Jr. – Democratic Chairman

9:10 a.m.

Secretary Eileen McNulty
Deputy Secretary for Administration Christin Heidingsfelder
Pennsylvania Department of Revenue

9:30 a.m.

Lieutenant Colonel Stephen Bucar, Deputy Commissioner of Staff
Lieutenant Kevin Conrad, Bureau of Gaming Enforcement
Mr. Bill Box, Director/Fiscal Division
Pennsylvania State Police

9:50 a.m.

Counsel to the Casino Industry
Mark S. Stewart, Esq. – Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC
William J. Downey, III, Esq. – Fox Rothschild LLP
Adrian R. King, Jr., Esq. – Ballard Spahr LLP

10:10 a.m.

Kevin O’Toole, Executive Director
Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board

10:30 a.m.

Closing Remarks
Senator Lawrence M. Farnese, Jr. – Democratic Chairman
Representative Nick Kotik – Minority Chairman
Senator Kim Ward – Majority Chairman
Representative John D. Payne – Majority Chairman

Adjournment

Additional Information:

CDC Article