Calif. Senate Greenlights Tribe's Eco-Casino Compact

Law360, New York (September 4, 2013, 3:50 PM EDT) -- California state senators on Tuesday pushed through a new tribal gaming compact, sending the Ramona Band of Cahuilla Indians' proposal for a Class III, eco-friendly casino to the state Assembly for final approval before it heads to the governor's desk.

The bill passed with no objections on a third reading, in which an urgency clause was adopted that would allow the compact to take effect immediately once signed into law. AB 1245 has been ordered back to the Assembly, where it had been approved in early...
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