HB799 - BINGO - Scheve, May
HB799 ALLOWS CERTAIN ORGANIZATIONS TO CONDUCT BINGO AT TWO FUNCTIONS PER YEAR WITH JUST REGISTRATION AND NOT LICENSING.
Sponsor: Scheve, May (98) Effective Date: 00/00/00
CoSponsor: LR Number: 1972-01
Last Action: This Bill is a Substitute - Check Primary Bill HB1159
HCS HB 1159,842 & 799
Next Hearing:Hearing not scheduled
Calendar:Bill currently not on calendar
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BILL SUMMARIES

TRULY AGREED

HCS HB 1159, 842 & 799 -- BINGO; COMPULSIVE GAMBLERS FUND

This bill allows advertising of bingo games by licensed bingo
organizations and changes the length of time that volunteers who
work at bingo games must be a member of the bingo organization
from 2 years to one year, subject to constitutional
limitations.  The bill also provides penalties for certain
infractions relating to bingo, requires payment for janitorial
services and advertisement by bingo organizations to be not more
than the fair market cost of those services, and allows
suppliers of pull-tabs to bingo organizations to retain 2% of
the tax for cost of collection, if timely filed.

In addition, the bill allows abbreviated licenses for certain
bingo organizations, allows progressive bingo games to be
offered during bingo occasions, and allows any moneys left in
the compulsive gamblers fund at the end of any biennium to
remain in the fund and not be transferred to the state general
revenue fund.


PERFECTED

HCS HB 1159, 842 & 799 -- BINGO (Scheve)

This substitute allows advertising of bingo games by licensed
bingo organizations, changes the length of time that volunteers
that work at bingo games must be a member of the bingo
organization from 2 years to 6 months, provides penalties for
certain infractions relating to bingo, requires payment for
janitorial services and advertisement by bingo organizations to
be not more than the fair market cost of those services, and
allows suppliers of pull-tabs to bingo organizations to retain
2% of the tax for cost of collection.

In addition, the substitute allows abbreviated licenses for
certain bingo organizations and allows progressive bingo games
to be offered during bingo occasions.

FISCAL NOTE:  Loss to Bingo Proceeds for Education Fund of
$33,333 in FY 97, $40,000 in FY 98, and FY 99.


COMMITTEE

HCS HB 1159, 842 & 799 -- BINGO

SPONSOR:  Jacob (Scheve)

COMMITTEE ACTION:  Voted "do pass" by the Committee on Ways and
Means by a vote of 10 to 4.

This substitute allows advertising of bingo games by licensed
bingo organizations, changes the length of time that volunteers
that work at bingo games must be a member of the bingo
organization from 2 years to 6 months, provides penalties for
certain infractions relating to bingo, requires payment for
janitorial services and advertisement by bingo organizations to
be not more than the fair market cost of those services, and
allows suppliers of pull-tabs to bingo organizations to retain
2% of the tax for cost of collection.

In addition, the substitute allows abbreviated licenses for
certain bingo organizations and allows progressive bingo games
to be offered during bingo occasions.

FISCAL NOTE:  Loss to Bingo Proceeds for Education Fund of
$33,333 in FY 97, $40,000 in FY 98, and $40,000 in FY 99.

PROPONENTS:  Supporters say that this substitute will allow
bingo to compete with lottery and riverboat gambling and will
assist the organizations with their bingo administration.

Testifying for the bill were Representatives Scheve and Kauffman.

OPPONENTS:  There was no opposition voiced to the committee.

Bill Tucker, Research Analyst


INTRODUCED

HB 1159 -- Bingo

Sponsor:  Scheve

This bill authorizes an abbreviated license for conducting bingo
pull-tab card games by qualified bingo organizations.


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