00 CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 71(FIN)
01 "An Act relating to deep freeze classics, mercury classics, and snow machine
02 classics; and providing for an effective date."
03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:
04 * Section 1. AS 05.15.100(a) is amended to read:
05 (a) The department may issue a permit to a municipality or qualified
06 organization. The permit gives the municipality or qualified organization the privilege
07 of conducting bingo, raffles and lotteries, pull-tab games, ice classics, rain classics,
08 goose classics, mercury classics, deep freeze classics, canned salmon classics, salmon
09 classics, king salmon classics, dog mushers' contests, snow machine classics, fish
10 derbies, and contests of skill.
11 * Sec. 2. AS 05.15.115(c) is amended to read:
12 (c) A permittee may not contract with more than one operator at a time to
13 conduct the same type of activity. For the purposes of this subsection, bingo games,
14 raffles, lotteries, pull-tab games, ice classics, rain classics, goose classics, mercury
01 classics, deep freeze classics, canned salmon classics, salmon classics, king salmon
02 classics, dog mushers' contests, snow machine classics, fish derbies, contests of skill,
03 and all activities permitted under AS 05.15.100(b) are each a different type of activity.
04 * Sec. 3. AS 05.15.180(b) is amended to read:
05 (b) With the exception of raffles, lotteries, bingo games, pull-tab games, rain
06 classics, goose classics, mercury classics, deep freeze classics, snow machine classics,
07 canned salmon classics, salmon classics, king salmon classics, and other activities
08 authorized under AS 05.15.100(b), an activity may not be licensed under this chapter
09 unless it existed in the state in substantially the same form and was conducted in
10 substantially the same manner before January 1, 1959. A snow machine classic may
11 not be licensed under this chapter unless it has been in existence for at least five
12 years before the licensing.
13 * Sec. 4. AS 05.15.690(26) is amended to read:
14 (26) "mercury classic" means a game of chance where a prize of money
15 is awarded for the closest guess of the time the temperature reaches a certain degree
16 and is limited to the mercury classic operated and administered by the Greater
17 Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce or jointly, in the discretion of the Greater
18 Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce, by the Greater Fairbanks Chamber of
19 Commerce and the Fairbanks Convention and Visitors Bureau;
20 * Sec. 5. AS 05.15.690 is amended by adding new paragraphs to read:
21 (42) "deep freeze classic" means a game of chance where a prize of
22 money is awarded to the closest guess of the date, time, and temperature of the lowest
23 temperature recorded at a specific location in the Delta Junction area on the coldest
24 day during December through February, inclusive, and is limited to the deep freeze
25 classic operated and administered by the Delta Chamber of Commerce;
26 (43) "snow machine classic" means a (A) contest in which prizes are
27 awarded for the correct guess of the racing time of a snow machine or of the snow
28 machine's position in the race, including prizes to the race contestants; or (B) game of
29 chance where a prize of money is awarded for the closest guess or guesses of at least
30 three elements of uncertainty about a snow machine race that cannot be determined
31 before the commencement of the race; in this paragraph, "race" includes a race solely
01 among snow machines or a race among teams consisting of a combination of a person
02 involved in a contest of skill and a snow machine.
03 * Sec. 6. This Act takes effect immediately under AS 01.10.070(c).