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House Bill 1510


House Bill 1510

ARCHIVE (2007)

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DIGEST OF HB 1510 (Updated April 29, 2007 11:38 pm - DI 92)


Gaming. Establishes the license control and gaming control divisions within the gaming commission. Makes numerous changes to the laws concerning charity gaming licenses and the participants in charity gaming. Authorizes the gaming commission to issue an annual license permitting a qualified organization to sell pull tabs, punchboards, and tip boards at any time on the premises owned or leased by the qualified organization and regularly used for the activities of the qualified organization. Authorizes an annual charity game night license. Specifies that pre- elementary childhood development programs and state educational institutions are qualified organizations. Specifies the conditions for conducting raffles and door prize drawings applicable to a candidate's committee. Makes certain changes concerning manufacturers and distributors of charity gaming supplies. Permits certain rent expenses to be deducted from gross revenues for purposes of calculating fees for renewing charity gaming licenses. Authorizes the revocation of a lottery retailer's contract with the lottery commission, a charity gaming license, a retail merchant's certificate, a tobacco sales certificate, or an alcoholic beverage permit for violations of certain statutes. Provides that a second unrelated conviction for professional gambling, maintaining a professional gambling site, or promoting professional gambling is a Class C felony rather than a Class D felony. Authorizes the possession of an antique slot machine that is used for decorative, historic, or nostalgic purposes. Provides that possessing an electronic gaming device is a Class A infraction. Provides that knowingly or intentionally accepting or offering to accept, for profit, money or other property risked in gambling on an electronic gaming device maintained by the person is maintaining a professional gambling site, a Class D felony.
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