By virtue of the authority vested in me by law, I hereby amend Executive Order Number 24, executed October 3, 2016, to change the deadline for the Council’s report to June 30, 2017, as follows:
“BE IT FURTHER ORDERED, that the Council will assess the current state and local laws on gambling, as well as the taxes generated therefrom, and will evaluate the best practices in other states, including the tax revenue structures and the enabling and implementing regulations and laws, as well as compare Alabama state laws to applicable federal gaming laws. By June 30, 2017, the Council will present findings and recommendations on gaming to the Governor, the President Pro Tem of the Senate, and the Speaker of the House.”
BE IT ORDERED, that this Executive Order shall become effective immediately upon its execution and shall remain in effect until amended or modified by the Governor.
DONE AND ORDERED this the 25th day of January, 2017.
John H. Merrill
Secretary of State
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