Legislature(2019 - 2020)GRUENBERG 120

02/25/2020 03:00 PM STATE AFFAIRS

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+= HB 239 ESTABLISH STATE LOTTERY BOARD/LOTTERIES TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
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*+ HB 190 PFD ALLOWABLE ABSENCES TELECONFERENCED
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         HB 239-ESTABLISH STATE LOTTERY BOARD/LOTTERIES                                                                     
                                                                                                                              
3:02:41 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CO-CHAIR  KREISS-TOMKINS  announced  that   the  first  order  of                                                               
business  would be  HOUSE BILL  NO. 239,  "An Act  establishing a                                                               
state  lottery;   providing  for  participation   in  multi-state                                                               
lotteries;  establishing the  Alaska State  Lottery Board  in the                                                               
Department   of   Revenue;   relating   to   confidentiality   of                                                               
information  regarding  lottery   winners;  requiring  background                                                               
investigations by the Department  of Public Safety; and providing                                                               
for an effective date."                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
3:03:05 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE THOMPSON  relayed that  the lottery that  would be                                                               
established under HB  239 would generate a  much-needed source of                                                               
revenue for the  state.  He said that he  recognizes the concerns                                                               
about the  expansion of  gambling and the  effects that  it would                                                               
have on the lives of Alaskans.   He maintained that he shares the                                                               
concerns; he has worked hard  to craft legislation that considers                                                               
the factors  most closely  associated with  behavioral addiction;                                                               
and the proposed legislation would  prohibit the type of activity                                                               
that  exploits  those  factors.    He  referred  to  the  invited                                                               
testimony of  several experts familiar with  the lottery industry                                                               
and  problem  gambling  issues   to  address  committee  members'                                                               
questions.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
3:04:20 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SETH WHITTEN, Staff, Representative  Steve Thompson, Alaska State                                                               
Legislature, referred to  documents in the committee  packet:  an                                                               
email  dated   2/5/20  listing  lottery  sales   in  states  with                                                               
populations similar to  Alaska's; and a Gallup,  Inc. poll report                                                               
[7/22/16],  entitled   "About  Half   of  Americans   Play  State                                                               
Lotteries," which  offers a demographic  breakdown of  the buyers                                                               
of lottery tickets along with information on problem gambling.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
3:05:41 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
JONATHAN CLONTZ,  Chief Executive Officer (CEO),  Wyoming Lottery                                                               
Corporation,  relayed that  Wyoming  passed a  law authorizing  a                                                               
state lottery in 2013; the lottery  was launched August 2014.  He                                                               
stated  that  it  was  a  small  lottery  due  to  Wyoming's  low                                                               
population  -  about  375,000  adult  residents.    He  described                                                               
Wyoming's lottery:  one in-state game  - "Cowboy Draw" - which is                                                               
a cash lottery  game; and multi-state games  - "Powerball," "Mega                                                               
Millions,"  and "Lucky  for Life."   Wyoming's  lottery does  not                                                               
include  instant-win games  or video  lottery terminals;  it does                                                               
not allow the  use of debit cards or credit  cards for purchases;                                                               
and  there is  a limit  on  the number  of tickets  which can  be                                                               
bought  at one  location.   As required  by statute,  the Wyoming                                                               
Council   on  Problem   Gambling   (WCPG)   was  established   in                                                               
partnership with the Wyoming Department of Health.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
MR. CLONTZ related that Wyoming  borrowed money from a local bank                                                               
so as  not to expend state  general fund resources; the  loan was                                                               
paid back  several months early,  at which time revenue  began to                                                               
come into the  state.  There is a nine-member  board of directors                                                               
appointed  by  the   governor,  and  it  operates   as  a  quasi-                                                               
governmental instrument  of the state.   The state  is continuing                                                               
to make the lottery a well-rounded full portfolio lottery.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
3:08:33 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE SHAW asked what Wyoming's  net profit per year was                                                               
for the past three years from the lottery.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
MR. CLONTZ  responded that last  year [2019] over $6  million was                                                               
transferred to  the state;  about $4  million was  transferred in                                                               
2018; and about $2.5 million was  transferred in 2017.  The total                                                               
for the three years was about $12.5 million.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CO-CHAIR FIELDS  asked for  data on  the distribution  of lottery                                                               
users over  economic demographics.   He  asked, "Are  poor people                                                               
participating at a higher rate than other groups?"                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
MR.  CLONTZ   answered  that  the  Wyoming   Lottery  Corporation                                                               
performs  trigger  studies on  various  issues  to assess  player                                                               
behavior and  impacts on society.   He stated that staff  look at                                                               
the  demographics of  players -  age and  income; sometimes  that                                                               
information  is difficult  to get.   The  results of  two trigger                                                               
studies  revealed that  the most  prominent  player category  was                                                               
ages 45-60 and middle-income.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CO-CHAIR  KREISS-TOMKINS asked  for  an  explanation of  "trigger                                                               
study."                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
MR. CLONTZ  explained that a  trigger study is an  internal study                                                               
"triggered" by an issue that  warrants study, such as researching                                                               
the interest  in a new  game or  examining problem gambling  in a                                                               
certain  community.     It  is  performed   in-house  or  through                                                               
contract.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
3:12:51 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  HOPKINS  asked  whether Wyoming  participates  in                                                               
multi-state lotteries and how the revenue-sharing is handled.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
MR.  CLONTZ  replied that  Wyoming's  lottery  was launched  with                                                               
Powerball  and Mega  Millions; once  it received  permission from                                                               
[the  Multi-State Lottery  Association (MUSL)]  it began  to sell                                                               
Powerball  and Mega  Millions products.   He  explained that  the                                                               
member states  pay a  percentage into  the jackpots  according to                                                               
their  sales; participating  in  the  multi-state games  relieved                                                               
Wyoming  of the  pressure  of  paying out  a  full  jackpot.   He                                                               
relayed that Wyoming  could not launch an in-state  game until it                                                               
had a reserve account built up to pay out full jackpots.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  HOPKINS  asked  whether the  multi-state  lottery                                                               
tickets  bring in  as much  revenue  per ticket  as the  in-state                                                               
lottery tickets, considering they are taxed the same.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
MR. CLONTZ  responded that  there are  set pay-out  percentages -                                                               
about  50 percent  for  the multi-state  games  as determined  by                                                               
MUSL;  Wyoming  makes  21-22  percent  from  those  games.    For                                                               
Wyoming's  in-state game,  the pay-out  percentage is  set at  68                                                               
percent.   The game  is "branded" to  suit the  state; therefore,                                                               
the  state wants  people  to  win that  game  more;  it wants  to                                                               
encourage player loyalty to the brand.   Wyoming does not make as                                                               
much  in profit  - 13  percent  - compared  with the  multi-state                                                               
games; however, the volume of play is consistently higher.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
3:16:39 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  HOPKINS  asked  for the  cost  of  administrative                                                               
overhead for the state lottery and hired staff.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
MR.  CLONTZ  answered  that the  nine-member  board  borrowed  $3                                                               
million  for   start-up;  it  hired  staff;   it  contracted  for                                                               
marketing, legal  counsel, and  information technology  (IT); and                                                               
it  paid  for  background  investigations   for  retailers.    He                                                               
explained that most  of the services for the  Wyoming lottery had                                                               
to be outsourced.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE THOMPSON  asked how  long it took  to pay  back $3                                                               
million.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
MR.  CLONTZ  said that  the  board  estimated  it would  take  24                                                               
months, but it only took 16  months.  The board made the decision                                                               
to pay off the debt before transferring revenue to the state.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
3:20:09 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CO-CHAIR KREISS-TOMKINS  asked what  the projections are  for net                                                               
revenue  to Wyoming  from  the lottery,  and  whether revenue  is                                                               
expected to plateau.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
MR. CLONTZ  answered that  Wyoming is  already seeing  a leveling                                                               
off.   There is always  a spike in  sales when jackpots  are very                                                               
high;  however,  since  the billion-dollar  jackpots  [came  into                                                               
being],  it takes  a much  higher  jackpot to  generate the  same                                                               
level of excitement.   He said that when jackpots  are low, sales                                                               
are low;  the Wyoming Lottery Corporation  utilizes promotions to                                                               
stimulate  sales and  interest.   He expressed  that the  lottery                                                               
needs  another  game  in  its portfolio  that  is  a  non-jackpot                                                               
reliant game.   He reiterated that instant  games are prohibited;                                                               
and too  many draw games "start  to cannibalize each other."   He                                                               
maintained that  the corporation  must strike a  careful balance.                                                               
He  estimated that  revenue will  most likely  level off  to $4-5                                                               
million per  year; adding another  game may increase  the revenue                                                               
$1.5-3 million.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
3:24:02 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE STORY asked whether  scratch games are not allowed                                                               
because of charitable gaming in Wyoming.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
MR.  CLONTZ answered  no, that  is not  the primary  reason.   He                                                               
explained  that   Wyoming  is   a  conservative   state;  passing                                                               
legislation  for a  lottery was  difficult;  there were  promises                                                               
made to  not allow instant games  because of a great  concern for                                                               
problem gambling among  residents.  He said that he  has not seen                                                               
evidence  that  the  traditional  draw  games  lead  to  gambling                                                               
problems;  it occurs  in connection  with  video lottery,  casino                                                               
table  games, and  instant-win  games.   He  offered  that it  is                                                               
likely that the prohibition may be removed in the future.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  STORY asked  about  the WCPG  and  the issues  it                                                               
addresses.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
MR. CLONTZ reiterated that state  statute required the council to                                                               
be  established in  partnership  with the  Department of  Health.                                                               
The  council  found that  Wyoming  had  many addiction  treatment                                                               
specialists, but  none specifically trained in  problem gambling.                                                               
In the  statute there is  a requirement  that up to  $200,000 per                                                               
year be  considered by the board  of directors to be  placed into                                                               
the problem gambling fund; the  funds come from expired unclaimed                                                               
tickets.    Money  is  set  aside   every  year  to  be  used  in                                                               
association  with problem  gambling.   The  Department of  Health                                                               
addiction  treatment  specialists identified  gambling  addiction                                                               
treatment  training   and  sent  staff   to  be  trained.     The                                                               
corporation  contracted  with a  research  company  to study  the                                                               
issue  of problem  gambling in  Wyoming.   The findings  revealed                                                               
that it  was not a  significant issue,  and in areas  where there                                                               
were problem  gambling issues, they  were secondary  and tertiary                                                               
to   other  addictions.      The   Wyoming  Lottery   Corporation                                                               
established a problem gambling hotline;  the hotline received six                                                               
calls and  four were due  to the callers  not being able  to read                                                               
the  print  on  their  tickets.   The  council  meets  regularly,                                                               
conducts governance work, and  attends conferences, but generally                                                               
there  is  not  much  for  them  to  do.    He  stated  that  the                                                               
corporation has  restricted the  number of  tickets a  person can                                                               
buy  in one  transaction to  125,  as a  deterrent [to  excessive                                                               
gambling]; and  it does  not allow  the use  of debit  and credit                                                               
cards.  The  corporation partnered with the  Department of Family                                                               
Services to  integrate with  its child  support registry  so that                                                               
lottery winners owing back child  support could be identified and                                                               
the money transferred to that agency.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
3:30:56 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE STORY mentioned that she  would like to see a copy                                                               
of any council reports to the Department of Health.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
MR. CLONTZ agreed to provide them.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
3:32:18 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
BISHOP WOOSLEY,  President, North  American Association  of State                                                               
and Provincial Lotteries (NASPL)  and Director, Arkansas Lottery,                                                               
summarized  his  experience with  the  Arkansas  Lottery and  his                                                               
position on NASPL.  He said  that NASPL is an active organization                                                               
representing 53  lotteries across North America;  its function is                                                               
to disseminate  information benefitting the state  and provincial                                                               
lottery organizations through education  and communication.  When                                                               
appropriate, NASPL advocates for  positions of the association in                                                               
matters of general policy on lotteries.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE THOMPSON  asked for a description  of the Arkansas                                                               
Lottery and whether it has draw tickets only or expanded gaming.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
MR.  WOOSLEY  answered  that the  Arkansas  Lottery  launched  in                                                               
September  2009;  it began  with  instant  ticket games  -  which                                                               
constitute 80  percent of sales;  it then  added draw games  - 20                                                               
percent of sales  - which included Powerball,  Mega Millions, two                                                               
daily draw games,  the regional game, Lucky for Life,  and an in-                                                               
state  lotto  game  called  the  "Natural  State  Jackpot."    He                                                               
clarified   for  Representative   Story   that  instant   tickets                                                               
constituted 80 percent of sales and draw games 20 percent.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  HOPKINS asked  whether  the other  states in  the                                                               
association support their nonprofits through charitable gaming.                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
MR.  WOOSLEY answered  that it  varies  from state  to state;  it                                                               
depends on  the geographic location  and the needs of  the state.                                                               
The Arkansas Lottery supports  scholarships for higher education;                                                               
other states  support state general revenue,  veterans, highways,                                                               
or  a variety  of  charitable causes.   He  said  that the  newer                                                               
lotteries focus more on education.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  HOPKINS stated  that in  Alaska, scratch  tickets                                                               
are  held by  a  permit  holder; the  permit  holder  can give  a                                                               
certain percentage  of the  revenue from  the scratch  tickets to                                                               
the  charitable  and nonprofit  sector.    He asked  whether  Mr.                                                               
Woosley  was familiar  with  any other  states  having a  similar                                                               
arrangement for draw tickets.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
MR. WOOSLEY answered negatively.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
3:37:50 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
MR.  WHITTEN referred  to  an article  on  the Alaska  Charitable                                                               
Gaming  Alliance (ACGA)  website, not  included in  the committee                                                               
packet,  entitled "Governor  Dunleavy's Senate  Bill 188  expands                                                               
multiple levels of gambling," which read in part:                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
     Rep.  Steven Thompson,  (R-Fairbanks),  also has  newly                                                                    
     proposed  gaming legislation  in  the  form House  Bill                                                                    
     239,  that  would establish  a  lottery  under a  State                                                                    
     Lottery  Board. In  Thompson's case,  there is  neither                                                                    
     significant and  costly new  government infrastructure,                                                                    
     nor an alarming  expansion of gaming. The  best part of                                                                    
     his effort  has been he included  the Alaska Charitable                                                                    
     Gaming   Alliance.  Rep.   Thompson  communicated   his                                                                    
     interest in  meeting with our president,  Sandy Powers,                                                                    
     to seek  counsel on how his  proposed legislation would                                                                    
     affect charitable  gaming. He has been  transparent and                                                                    
     thoughtful.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE STORY asked whether  Arkansas has a problem gaming                                                               
council  or similar  organization  overseeing  issues related  to                                                               
lotteries.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
MR. WOOSLEY answered, not specifically.   He maintained that when                                                               
the  Arkansas Lottery  was  started, it  was  required to  submit                                                               
$200,000 per year  toward problem gambling; after  six years, the                                                               
Arkansas legislature  eliminated that requirement.   Arkansas now                                                               
commits to  supporting a problem  gambling helpline  and receives                                                               
National  Council   on  Problem  Gambling   (NCPG)  certification                                                               
through NASPL for  all games.  He added that  the legislature has                                                               
its own separate committee overseeing the Arkansas Lottery.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE   STORY  asked   Mr.   Woosley   to  provide   any                                                               
information  he  has  about the  [problem  gambling]  issues  and                                                               
supports in place in Arkansas.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
CO-CHAIR  FIELDS  asked  for the  annual  cost  of  administering                                                               
charitable gaming in Alaska.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
3:41:04 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
DAN  STICKEL,  Chief  Economist,   Tax  Division,  Department  of                                                               
Revenue (DOR),  responded that he  will provide  that information                                                               
to the committee.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
MR.  WHITTEN stated  that in  fiscal year  2018 (FY18)  the gross                                                               
sales for  charitable gaming were  $375 million; of  that amount,                                                               
$35 million  went to nonprofit  organizations and $55  million to                                                               
administration.   He  offered  to verify  those  numbers for  the                                                               
committee.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
3:42:53 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
KEITH  WHYTE, Executive  Director,  National  Council on  Problem                                                               
Gambling (NCPG),  relayed that  NCPG was founded  in 1972  and is                                                               
the  national  advocate  for  programs  and  services  to  assist                                                               
problem  gamblers and  their families.   He  stated that  NCPG is                                                               
neutral on  legalized gambling.  He  mentioned NCPG's membership:                                                               
gaming    corporations   and    agencies,   regulators,    tribal                                                               
governments, healthcare, banks  and other financial institutions,                                                               
and  individuals -  many of  whom are  in recovery  from gambling                                                               
problems.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
MR.  WHYTE continued  by saying  that NCPG  provides services  to                                                               
help problem  gamblers and their  families:  a  national helpline                                                               
number; training  and education of  counselors; and a  variety of                                                               
education,  prevention, and  treatment  programs.   He  mentioned                                                               
that  NCPG  works  with  the   lottery,  casino,  and  charitable                                                               
industries  to  develop programs  and  policies  helping them  to                                                               
minimize harm.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
MR. WHYTE  maintained that he has  25 years of experience  in the                                                               
gambling industry,  both as  executive director  of NCPG  and the                                                               
director of research for the American Gaming Association.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CO-CHAIR FIELDS asked whether the gaming industry funds NCPG.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
MR.  WHYTE  answered,  partly.    He said  that  since  it  is  a                                                               
membership organization, it  is funded from dues.   He added that                                                               
half of its revenues come from  membership dues - the majority of                                                               
which  are  from  gambling  entities  such  as  state  lotteries,                                                               
casinos,  and tribal  governments.   The other  half is  from its                                                               
annual  conference,  sales  of education  materials,  and  a  few                                                               
grants.   He  maintained that  there  is no  federal funding  for                                                               
problem gambling  programs.  He  reiterated that NCPG  is neutral                                                               
on legalized gambling,  does not accept restrictions  on funds it                                                               
receives, and  is very open  and transparent in working  with the                                                               
industry.   Through  membership,  gambling entities  make a  just                                                               
contribution to helping mitigate the  social costs that they help                                                               
generate.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE THOMPSON mentioned  his understanding that problem                                                               
gamblers  are  enticed to  gamble  more  when there  are  instant                                                               
winners through  scratch-off or video games,  compared with once-                                                               
a-week draw games.  He asked if that understanding was correct.                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
MR. WHYTE answered yes.  He  said that in general, the structural                                                               
characteristics  of   each  form  of   gambling  has   a  complex                                                               
relationship with  gambling addiction; frequency is  one of those                                                               
characteristics and  is associated with increased  development of                                                               
gambling   problems.       He   offered   additional   structural                                                               
characteristics - speed  of play and size of jackpot.   He stated                                                               
that the construct is multi-dimensional.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  STORY asked  for more  information on  the social                                                               
costs of gambling.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
MR.  WHYTE replied  that it  is inevitable  that some  people who                                                               
gamble will  develop problems.   The  costs of  gambling problems                                                               
are not just  borne by individuals, but by  their families, their                                                               
communities, businesses, and ultimately  the taxpayers.  Based on                                                               
national data,  it is  estimated that the  number of  people with                                                               
gambling  problems   in  Alaska   is  about   12,000.     A  very                                                               
conservative social cost estimate  would assign $1,700 per severe                                                               
problem gambler  per year  for a  total of  about $20  million in                                                               
social costs.   Social  costs are  primarily in  criminal justice                                                               
and healthcare:  about 70  percent of people with severe gambling                                                               
problems commit  white collar crimes  to finance  their gambling;                                                               
people with gambling problems are  more likely to visit emergency                                                               
departments,  have  poor physical  and  mental  health, and  have                                                               
other consequences of  addiction.  People who  have one addiction                                                               
are more  likely to have  another.   He stated that  most private                                                               
insurers do  not routinely reimburse  for a diagnosis  of problem                                                               
gambling;  most social  costs fall  directly  to the  state.   He                                                               
emphasized that  every dollar spent  on prevention  and treatment                                                               
saves two or more dollars in  social costs.  He mentioned that to                                                               
date,  the  citizens  of  Alaska  are  not  funding  any  problem                                                               
gambling programs.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
3:50:54 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE STORY asked for examples  of NCPG working with the                                                               
gambling industry to minimize harm.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
MR. WHYTE  answered that staff  developed a  responsible gambling                                                               
verification  program for  the lottery  industry, which  includes                                                               
employee training, retailer training,  advertising, and funds for                                                               
problem  gambling.    He  stated that  the  program  consists  of                                                               
policies and  procedures that will  attempt to minimize  the risk                                                               
of  addiction for  lottery  products  that are  being  sold.   He                                                               
maintained that  NCPG can never eliminate  gambling addiction but                                                               
can attempt to mitigate and treat  it.  He said that both Wyoming                                                               
and  Arkansas faced  tremendous  challenges,  which Alaska  would                                                               
face as well:   no funds were spent on  problem gambling prior to                                                               
the  onset of  a lottery  and no  problem gambling  services were                                                               
available; this  exacerbates social costs.   He mentioned written                                                               
testimony, not  included in the  committee packet,  that outlines                                                               
the lowest  possible standards for  Alaska to address  the social                                                               
costs as it  establishes its lottery.  He  stressed that research                                                               
demonstrates  that  the  expansion  of  gambling  increases  both                                                               
participation and gambling problems.   He maintained that putting                                                               
countermeasures in  place - responsible  gambling programs  - and                                                               
integrating them into Alaska's behavioral  health services is the                                                               
only ethical  and economical way  to approach this  public health                                                               
issue.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
MR.  WHITTEN offered  that he  would submit  Mr. Whyte's  written                                                               
testimony to the committee.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
[HB 239 was held over.]                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                

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HB 239 About Half of Americans Play State Lotteries_Gallup 2016 2.24.2020.pdf HSTA 2/25/2020 3:00:00 PM
HB 239
HB 239 Idaho, Montana. Wyoming Unaudited FY19 Lottery Sales 2.24.2020.pdf HSTA 2/25/2020 3:00:00 PM
HB 239
HB 190 Sponsors Statement 1.24.20.pdf HSTA 2/25/2020 3:00:00 PM
HSTA 3/12/2020 3:00:00 PM
HB 190
HB 190 ver A 1.24.20.PDF HSTA 2/25/2020 3:00:00 PM
HSTA 3/12/2020 3:00:00 PM
HB 190
HB 190 Fiscal Note DOR-PFD 2.22.20.pdf HSTA 2/25/2020 3:00:00 PM
HSTA 3/12/2020 3:00:00 PM
HB 190
SB 80 Sponsor Statement version U-2.pdf HSTA 2/25/2020 3:00:00 PM
SB 80
SB80 Version U.2 4.30.19.PDF HSTA 2/25/2020 3:00:00 PM
SB 80
SB 80 Sumary of Changes Version U - U.2.pdf HSTA 2/25/2020 3:00:00 PM
SB 80
SB 80 Letter of Support - FBX Chamber of Commerce 5.9.19.pdf HSTA 2/25/2020 3:00:00 PM
SB 80
SB80 Letter of Support Patrick Walsh 4.10.19.pdf HSTA 2/25/2020 3:00:00 PM
SB 80
SB80 Letter of Support Jodi Taylor 4.11.19.pdf HSTA 2/25/2020 3:00:00 PM
SB 80
SB80 Letter of Support ANCSA 4.30.19.pdf HSTA 2/25/2020 3:00:00 PM
SB 80
SB80 Letter of Support Alliance 4.11.19.pdf HSTA 2/25/2020 3:00:00 PM
SB 80
SB80 Letter of Support Alaska Chamber 4.9.19.pdf HSTA 2/25/2020 3:00:00 PM
SB 80
SB80 Letter of Support AGC 4.12.19.pdf HSTA 2/25/2020 3:00:00 PM
SB 80
SB80 Fiscal Note OOG-DOE 4.5.19.pdf HSTA 2/25/2020 3:00:00 PM
SB 80
SB80 Fiscal Note OOG-DOE 2.23.20.pdf HSTA 2/25/2020 3:00:00 PM
SB 80
SB 80 Supporting Document RDC 2.24.20.pdf HSTA 2/25/2020 3:00:00 PM
SB 80
SB 80 Letter of Support Arctic Slope Regional Corp 2.25.20.pdf HSTA 2/25/2020 3:00:00 PM
SB 80
HB 239 Supporting Document Gaming Cost Memo (DOR) 2.26.20.pdf HSTA 2/25/2020 3:00:00 PM
HB 239
HB 239 Supporting Document Charitable Gaming 2018 Annual Report (DOR) 2.26.20.pdf HSTA 2/25/2020 3:00:00 PM
HB 239
HB 74 Supporting Document AML 3.3.20.pdf HSTA 2/25/2020 3:00:00 PM
HB 74
HB 74 Letter of Opposition - Testimony #5 2.18.20.pdf HSTA 2/25/2020 3:00:00 PM
HB 74
HB 74 Letter of Opposition - Testimony 2.18.20.pdf HSTA 2/25/2020 3:00:00 PM
HB 74
HB 74 Letter of Opposition - Testimony #4 2.18.20.pdf HSTA 2/25/2020 3:00:00 PM
HB 74
HB 74 Letter of Opposition - Testimony #2 2.18.20.pdf HSTA 2/25/2020 3:00:00 PM
HB 74
HB 74 Letter of Opposition - Testimony #3 2.18.20.pdf HSTA 2/25/2020 3:00:00 PM
HB 74
HB 239 Letter of Opposition - Testimony 2.25.20.pdf HSTA 2/25/2020 3:00:00 PM
HB 239
HB 239 Letter of Opposition - SEAFOM 3.24.20.pdf HSTA 2/25/2020 3:00:00 PM
HB 239
HB 239 Testimony #2 2.30.20.pdf HSTA 2/25/2020 3:00:00 PM
HB 239