Legislature(1993 - 1994)
1993-05-08 House JournalFull Journal pdf
1993-05-08 House Journal Page 1704 HB 168 The Finance Committee has considered: HOUSE BILL NO. 168 "An Act relating to multiple-beneficiary charitable gaming permits and door prizes for charitable gaming; and providing for an effective date." and recommends it be replaced with: CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 168(FIN) "An Act allowing the holders of a multiple-beneficiary charitable gaming permit that consists entirely of noncommercial broadcasting stations or networks of such stations to sell a pull-tab series at more than one location during the same day if the sales are made at the customary business location of one or more of the holders, at another location by an employee of one of the stations or networks, or by a registered vendor; allowing permittees that are noncommercial broadcasting stations or networks of such stations to contract with vendors to sell pull-tabs on behalf of the permittee at certain retail establishments and eating establishments; requiring at least 50 percent of the net proceeds of certain activities conducted by noncommercial broadcasting stations and networks of those stations be placed in an endowment fund, the earnings of which may be used for the purposes, and under the procedures, provided by law; prohibiting a pull-tab game that provides a right to participate in a lottery if a prize or award in the lottery exceeds $250,000; requiring a vendor contracting with a permittee that is a noncommercial broadcasting station or a network of such stations to pay the permittee at least 80 percent of the ideal net for each pull-tab series delivered to the vendor by the permittee; requiring regulations relating to pull-tabs to be consistent with North American Gaming Regulators Association standards on pull-tabs to the extent permitted by charitable gaming laws; allowing permittees to contract with vendors to sell pull-tabs 1993-05-08 House Journal Page 1705 HB 168 on behalf of the permittee at an establishment holding a package store license and certain establishments holding a beverage dispensary license; allowing municipalities to prohibit vendors from conducting gaming activities within the municipality; restricting the purchase of pull-tabs by permittees, licensees, and vendors and their owners, managers, and employees; requiring receipts before prizes of $50 or more may be awarded in pull-tab games; prohibiting distributors from supplying pull-tabs to vendors; requiring the registration of vendors and regulating activities involving them; requiring the licensing of out-of-state pull-tab manufacturers and increasing the annual licensing fee for pull-tab manufacturers; requiring the department regulating charitable gaming to approve contracts between permittees and operators before gaming may occur; preventing persons with felony convictions or convictions for crimes involving theft or dishonesty or a violation of gambling laws from being involved in charitable gaming activities as a permittee, licensee, vendor, person responsible for the operation of an activity, fund raiser or consultant of a licensee or vendor, or employee in a managerial or supervisory capacity, and providing exceptions for certain persons whose convictions are at least 10 years old and are not for violation of an unclassified felony described in AS 11, a class A felony, or extortion; relating to multiple-beneficiary charitable gaming permits and door prizes for charitable gaming; requiring operators to pay permittees each quarter at least 30 percent of the adjusted gross income from a pull-tab activity and limiting operators to expenses of not more than 70 percent of the adjusted gross income from that activity; requiring operators to pay permittees each quarter at least 10 percent of the adjusted gross income from a charitable gaming activity other than pull-tabs and limiting operators to expenses of not more than 90 percent of the adjusted gross income from that activity; requiring a permittee who uses a pull-tab vendor to enter into a contract with that vendor; requiring a vendor contracting with a permittee to pay the permittee at least 70 percent of the ideal net for each pull-tab series delivered to the vendor by the permittee; requiring that operators report an adjusted gross income of at least 15 percent of gross income each quarter; allowing the commissioner regulating charitable gaming to issue orders prohibiting violations of state gaming laws; relating to the authority of the commissioner 1993-05-08 House Journal Page 1706 HB 168 regulating charitable gaming to suspend or revoke a permit, license, or registration; prohibiting the payment of any portion of the net proceeds of a bingo or pull-tab game to a registered lobbyist; providing a penalty for false statements in gaming license applications; providing communities with the authority by local option election to prohibit charitable gaming within the community; and providing for an effective date." The report was signed by Representatives Larson and MacLean, Co- chairs, with the following individual recommendations: Do pass (3): MacLean, Larson, Foster No recommendation (4): Hanley, Parnell, Grussendorf, Brown Amend (2): Martin, Therriault The following fiscal note applies to CSHB 168(FIN): Fiscal note, Dept. of Revenue, 5/8/93 HB 168 is on today's calendar.