00 HOUSE BILL NO. 73
01 "An Act establishing an exception from permit and fee requirements for certain
02 charitable gaming activities; relating to fees for applicants for a charitable gaming
03 permit; amending the definition of 'permittee'; and providing for an effective date."
04 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:
05 * Section 1. AS 05.15 is amended by adding a new section to read:
06 Sec. 05.15.055. Exception; annual permit and fees; small charitable
07 gaming. (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, a municipality or
08 qualified organization may conduct any activity permitted under this chapter without a
09 permit and without paying a fee, so long as the annual gross receipts of the
10 municipality or qualified organization from those activities are less than $20,000.
11 (b) Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, a municipality or
12 qualified organization that limits its activities under (a) of this section does not need to
13 file any report or apply for registration under this chapter.
14 (c) A municipality or qualified organization that limits its activities under (a)
01 of this section must file an annual certification, under the penalty of perjury, that
02 certifies compliance with (a) of this section.
03 * Sec. 2. AS 05.15.115(a) is amended to read:
04 (a) A permittee [A MUNICIPALITY OR QUALIFIED ORGANIZATION
05 HOLDING A PERMIT TO CONDUCT AN ACTIVITY UNDER THIS CHAPTER]
06 may enter into a contract with an operator licensed under this chapter to conduct on
07 behalf of the municipality or qualified organization those activities permitted under the
08 authority of the permit.
09 * Sec. 3. AS 05.15.185 is amended to read:
10 Sec. 05.15.185. Distribution of pull-tab games. Each series of pull-tabs
11 distributed in the state must be sealed and have a serial number label issued by the
12 National Association of Fundraising Ticket Manufacturers or other serial number label
13 approved by the department and may be distributed only to
14 (1) A permittee [A MUNICIPALITY OR A QUALIFIED
15 ORGANIZATION THAT HAS OBTAINED A PERMIT ISSUED UNDER THIS
17 (2) an operator on behalf of an authorizing permittee; or
18 (3) a distributor licensed under this chapter.
19 * Sec. 4. AS.05.15.690 is amended to read:
20 (35) "permittee" means a municipality or a qualified organization that
21 holds a valid permit under AS 05.15.100, or a municipality or qualified
22 organization that may conduct an activity authorized under this chapter without
23 a permit and without paying a fee under AS 05.15.055(a);
24 * Sec. 5. AS 05.15.020(c)(1) and 05.15.020(c)(2) are repealed.
25 * Sec. 6. The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended by adding a new section to
27 TRANSITION: REGULATIONS. The Department of Revenue may adopt regulations
28 necessary to implement the changes made by this Act. The regulations take effect under
29 AS 44.62 (Administrative Procedure Act), but not before the effective date of the law
30 implemented by the regulation.
31 * Sec. 7. Section 6 of this Act takes effect immediately under AS 01.10.070(c).
01 * Sec. 8. Except as provided in sec. 7 of this Act, this Act takes effect January 1, 2020.