SB85 (2005) Detail

Relative to expenses of operating bingo games.


CHAPTER 121

SB 85 – FINAL VERSION

02/17/05 0261s

2005 SESSION

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08/03

SENATE BILL 85

AN ACT relative to expenses of operating bingo games.

SPONSORS: Sen. Boyce, Dist 4; Sen. Martel, Dist 18; Rep. Boyce, Belk 5; Rep. G. Katsakiores, Rock 5; Rep. P. Katsakiores, Rock 5; Rep. Hunt, Ches 7

COMMITTEE: Ways and Means

AMENDED ANALYSIS

This bill allows a charitable organization to retain 7 percent of the amount collected from players in a winner take all game.

This bill also eliminates senior citizen special bingo licenses.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

02/17/05 0261s

05-0966

08/03

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Five

AN ACT relative to expenses of operating bingo games.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

121:1 New Subparagraph; Operation of Bingo Games; Expense Reimbursement. Amend RSA 287-E:7, XIII by inserting after subparagraph (d) the following new subparagraph:

(e) A game reimbursement fee equal to 7 percent of the total amount collected from participants in any winner take all game shall be paid to the charitable organization operating the game.

121:2 Senior Citizens Bingo. RSA 287-E:11 is repealed and reenacted to read as follows:

287-E:11 Senior Citizens Bingo. Any senior citizens’ organization in a city or town which has adopted RSA 287-E may conduct bingo games without a license under the following conditions:

I. The games of bingo shall be open only to persons 60 years of age or older.

II. The price to be paid for a single card or play shall not exceed $.25.

III. All prizes, tokens, or awards used, given, offered, or awarded during or in connection with the conduct of any game or series of games conducted under this section in any calendar day shall not exceed the total value of $150.

121:3 Effective Date. This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

(Approved: June 15, 2005)

(Effective Date: August 14, 2005)

Links

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Action Dates

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Bill Text Revisions

SB85 Revision: 9338 Date: Jan. 21, 2010, midnight

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