Legislature(1993 - 1994)
05/11/1993 10:35 PM RLS
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SENATE RULES COMMITTEE May 11, 1993 10:35 a.m. MEMBERS PRESENT Senator George Jacko, Chairman Senator Steve Rieger, Vice Chairman Senator Rick Halford MEMBERS ABSENT Senator Suzanne Little Senator Fred Zharoff COMMITTEE CALENDAR 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 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 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." PREVIOUS SENATE COMMITTEE ACTION HB 168 - Finance report 5/11/93 ACTION NARRATIVE TAPE 93-8, SIDE A Number 001 The Senate Rules Committee was called to order by Chairman Jacko at 10:35 a.m. SENATOR JACKO introduced HB 168 (CHARITABLE GAMING AMENDMENTS) as the only order of business. SENATOR HALFORD moved and asked unanimous consent that HB 168 be approved for calendaring at the Chair's discretion, pending referral from the Senate Finance Committee. Hearing no objection, it was so ordered. There being no further business to come before the committee, the meeting was adjourned at 10:37 a.m.