Legislature(1993 - 1994)

1993-05-10 Senate Journal

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HB 168                                                                       
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 168(FIN) am by the HOUSE FINANCE                         
COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                           

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HB 168                                                                       
"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 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            

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HB 168                                                                       
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            
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 date."             
was read the first time and referred to the Finance Committee.