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Gaming Oversight Committee, 2007-2008

Identifier: 01-ST2007_11

Scope and Contents

The 2007-2008 Session, as the first session this committee served, was chaired by Democrat Harold James. The Committee held many tours and hearings, paying special attention to the operations of the newly built casinos and the casinos’ impact upon the surrounding communities. In addition, the Committee dealt with issues such as Local Option Small Games of Chance, Bingo, Law Enforcement, Table Authorizations, Testing for Banned Substances and Compulsive Gambling. This collection also contains press collected by the Committee, talking points and remarks, and research from 2003 to 2008. The Gaming Oversight Committee of 2007-2008, however, did not provide a committee records, bill files or regulations.


  • 2007-2008



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Arrangement Note

This collection is arranged in three series: 1. Meetings, Tours and Public Hearings; 2. Press and Remarks; and 3. Research Material

Existence and Location of Originals

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Transcripts and testimony from select public hearings.
Gaming Oversight Committee, 2007-2008
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Repository Details

Part of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives Repository

628 Irvis Office Building
450 Commonwealth Avenue
Harrisburg PA 17120 USA