Legislature(1993 - 1994)

1993-07-21 House Journal

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1993-07-21                     House Journal                      Page 1977
HB 168                                                                       
A message dated June 25, 1993, was received stating the Governor has           
signed the following bill and is transmitting the engrossed and enrolled       
copies to the Lieutenant Governor's office for permanent filing:               
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 168(FIN) am                                             
"An Act establishing a testing program for charitable gaming                  
permittees and operators; relating to the duties of a member in                
charge; 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 on              
behalf of the permittee at an establishment holding a package store            

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HB 168                                                                       
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;                  
relating to the distribution of pull-tabs from one distributor to              
another distributor; 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 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 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; allowing the              
commissioner regulating charitable gaming to issue orders                      
prohibiting violations of state gaming laws; relating to the                   

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HB 168                                                                       
authority of the commissioner 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                    
Chapter No. 70, SLA 1993                                                      
	Effective Date:  See Chapter