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House Bill 1155


House Bill 1155

ARCHIVE (2012)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Charity gaming. Prohibits the Indiana gaming commission (IGC) from adopting rules after June 30, 2012, that impose requirements not specified by statute. Establishes an annual comprehensive charity gaming license for national organizations and foundations meeting certain eligibility requirements. Permits the Indiana affiliates of a national organization or foundation to conduct charity gaming events under a single annual comprehensive charity gaming license. Prescribes the following: (1) Who may serve as an operator or worker under the license. (2) The procedural requirements for obtaining the license. (3) The requirements for conducting particular events. (4) When a worker may purchase a raffle ticket at a raffle event conducted under the license. (5) Limits on the frequency of certain events. (6) The method of determining an organization's initial license fee. (7) The method of determining an organization's license renewal fee. Reduces from five years to three years the time an organization must exist in Indiana before becoming eligible to obtain a charity gaming license. Provides that the initial license fee for a charity gaming license is $50 for licenses other than the annual comprehensive charity gaming license. (Current law grants the IGC discretion to establish the initial license fee at an amount that may not exceed $50, which is the amount the IGC has selected.)
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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