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Senate Bill 0047

Senate Bill 0047

ARCHIVE (2011)

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DIGEST OF SB47 (Updated April 5, 2011 2:08 pm - DI 84)

Various riverboat matters. Permits a licensed owner to convert a riverboat into a permanently moored craft without propulsion or navigation equipment. Provides for submission of plans and commission approval of the construction of a permanently moored craft to replace a licensed owner's self-propelled excursion boat. Provides that a licensed owner converting a self-propelled excursion boat into a permanently moored craft is not required to substantially alter the marine structural and life safety systems of the excursion boat if the excursion boat was in service before January 1, 2010. Removes obsolete provisions concerning the original riverboat licensing process. Authorizes a licensed owner or an operating agent to conduct card tournaments in a hotel or other facility owned or leased by the licensed owner or operating agent. Allows a riverboat or a racetrack casino to receive compensation for advertising alcoholic beverages by brand name. Eliminates certain restrictions under which the holder of a gaming permit may pay for complimentary drinks at certain events. Specifies that servers employed by a lessee or caterer providing food and beverage service at a gaming facility do not have to be employed by the gaming entity. Provides that servers who serve alcoholic beverages in a gaming area must be employed by a person holding a gaming site permit.
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