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House Bill 1237

House Bill 1237

ARCHIVE (2000)

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DIGEST OF HB1237 (Updated February 7, 2000 5:43 PM - DI 84)

Sweepstakes regulation. Exempts charity gaming from prohibitions against certain acts concerning promotional gifts and contests. Provides for disclaimers and statements of odds for sweepstakes notices. Prohibits a promoter from mailing a promotion notice to a person after the promoter receives a do not mail request from that person. Provides that a do not mail request is valid for five years. Repeals sweepstakes exemption for promotions involving a book, record, video, or magazine that can be returned for a full refund within seven days. Provides that in addition to pursuing penalties for violation the attorney general may pursue civil remedies against a person who violates the law concerning promotional gifts and contests.
Current Status:
In Committee - 2nd House
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