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House Bill 1285


House Bill 1285

ARCHIVE (2009)

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DIGEST OF HB1285 (Updated April 23, 2009 1:40 pm - DI 84)


Various gaming matters. Specifies that the gaming commission may require an individual to submit the individual's Social Security number in the course of an investigation. Requires licensed owners, operating agents, permit holders, and applicants to submit a proposed power of attorney to the gaming commission. Provides that the power of attorney must designate a trustee to operate the principal's riverboat or slot machine facility on behalf of the principal if certain events occur. Provides that the gaming commission must approve the trustee and the powers delegated to the trustee in the power of attorney. Specifies the conditions under which the trustee may conduct gambling operations on a riverboat or at a racetrack. Consolidates licensing requirements for riverboat and slot machine facility suppliers. Increases the suppliers' initial license fees and annual renewal fees from $5,000 to $7,500. Authorizes the gaming commission to issue an occupational license that is valid for one, two, or three years after the date of issuance. Transfers duties concerning the gaming integrity fund from the gaming commission to the horse racing commission. Provides that a unit that receives county slot machine wagering fee revenue shall establish a fund, separate from the unit's general fund, into which the revenue shall be deposited. Provides that county slot machine wagering fee revenue (as well as riverboat gaming revenue, under current law), may be donated to a public school endowment corporation or a charitable nonprofit community foundation under certain conditions.
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 Law Enacted
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