HB1501 (2018) Detail

(New Title) relative to regulation of consultants for games of bingo and lucky 7.


CHAPTER 300

HB 1501-FN - FINAL VERSION

 

6Mar2018... 0589h

05/02/2018   1631s

23May2018... 2011-CofC

2018 SESSION

18-2263

08/04

 

HOUSE BILL 1501-FN

 

AN ACT relative to regulation of consultants for games of bingo and lucky 7.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Abrami, Rock. 19; Rep. John T. O'Connor, Rock. 6; Rep. B. Griffin, Hills. 6

 

COMMITTEE: Ways and Means

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill defines and regulates gaming consultants.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

6Mar2018... 0589h

05/02/2018   1631s

23May2018... 2011-CofC 18-2263

08/04

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to regulation of consultants for games of bingo and lucky 7.

 

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

 

300:1  New Paragraph; Gaming Consultant; Defined.  Amend RSA 287-E:1 by inserting after paragraph VI-a the following new paragraph:

VI-b.  “Gaming consultant” means any individual or business entity who is hired by or otherwise receives compensation from a charitable organization to provide gaming related services including consultation, management, assistance with the operation of the bingo games or the sale of lucky 7 tickets, record keeping, filing forms with the commission, advertising, or security and who handles, manages, oversees, or disburses any of the funds derived from the operation of the charitable games.

300:2  New Paragraph; Game Consultants; Rulemaking.  Amend RSA 287-E:3 by inserting after paragraph XVI the following new paragraph:

XVII.  The licensing procedure for gaming consultants.

300:3  New Paragraph; Game Consultants; License Fees.  Amend RSA 287-E:4 by inserting after paragraph II-a the following new paragraph:

II-b.  The license fee for a gaming consultant shall be $100 per year.  Such fee shall be submitted to the commission at the time the application is made and shall be refunded if the application is denied.

300:4  Operation of Bingo Games.  Amend RSA 287-E:7, II(b) to read as follows:

(b)  No compensation shall be paid to any person or entity for [consulting, managing, assisting in the operation of the bingo games or the sale of lucky 7 tickets, record keeping, filing forms with the racing and charitable gaming commission, advertising, free offer of coffee and donuts to customers, or security protection for the charitable organization itself not including security for the hall or parking area, unless] services described in RSA 287-E:1, VI-b unless the individual or entity is licensed by the commission as a gaming consultant, and the services to be provided are agreed to in advance in writing by the charitable organization and submitted to the commission.  Participation in and charges for such activities shall be solely at the discretion of the charitable organization.  Failure to participate in any of these activities shall not constitute grounds for expulsion from any hall where bingo games are held or lucky 7 tickets are sold.

300:5  New Paragraph; Game Consultants; Rulemaking.  Amend RSA 287-E:18 by inserting after paragraph IV the following new paragraph:

IV-a.  The licensing procedure for gaming consultants.

300:6  New Paragraph; Game Consultants; License Fee.  Amend RSA 287-E:19 by inserting after paragraph III the following new paragraph:

IV.  The license fee for a gaming consultant shall be $100 per year.  Such fee shall be submitted to the commission at the time the application is made and shall be refunded if the application is denied.

300:7  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

 

Approved: June 25, 2018

Effective Date: August 24, 2018

 

 

Links

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Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 11, 2018 House Hearing
Feb. 21, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 6, 2018 House Floor Vote
March 21, 2018 Senate Hearing
April 26, 2018 Senate Floor Vote
April 26, 2018 Senate Floor Vote
May 2, 2018 Senate Floor Vote
May 17, 2018 Senate Floor Vote
May 23, 2018 Senate Floor Vote
May 23, 2018 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1501 Revision: 4226 Date: June 26, 2018, 10:20 a.m.
HB1501 Revision: 3967 Date: May 23, 2018, 2:23 p.m.
HB1501 Revision: 3741 Date: May 4, 2018, 2:55 p.m.
HB1501 Revision: 3166 Date: March 21, 2018, 12:11 p.m.
HB1501 Revision: 2063 Date: Nov. 6, 2017, 1:27 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Ways and Means HJ 1 P. 13
Jan. 11, 2018 Public Hearing: 01/11/2018 11:30 AM LOB 202
Jan. 24, 2018 Full Committee Work Session: 01/24/2018 11:00 AM LOB 202
Jan. 31, 2018 Subcommittee Work Session: 01/31/2018 10:00 AM LOB 104
Feb. 6, 2018 Full Committee Work Session: 02/06/2018 10:30 AM LOB 202
Feb. 13, 2018 Subcommittee Work Session: 02/13/2018 01:00 PM LOB 104
Feb. 21, 2018 Executive Session: 02/21/2018 LOB 202
Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-0589h (NT) (Vote 21-0; CC)
March 6, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-0589h (NT) for 03/06/2018 (Vote 21-0; CC) HC 9 P. 34
March 6, 2018 Amendment # 2018-0589h: AA VV 03/06/2018 HJ 6 P. 59
March 6, 2018 Ought to Pass with Amendment 0589h: MA VV 03/06/2018 HJ 6 P. 59
March 8, 2018 Introduced 03/08/2018 and Referred to Ways and Means; SJ 7
March 21, 2018 Hearing: 03/21/2018, Room 100, SH, 09:30 am; SC 13
April 26, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-1631s, 04/26/2018; SC 18
May 2, 2018 Special Order to 05/02/2018, Without Objection, MA; 04/26/2018 SJ 14
May 2, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-1631s, 05/02/2018; SC 19
May 2, 2018 Committee Amendment # 2018-1631s, AA, VV; 05/02/2018; SJ 15
May 2, 2018 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2018-1631s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 05/02/2018; SJ 15
May 10, 2018 House Non-Concurs with Senate Amendment 1631s and Requests CofC (Rep. Major): MA VV 05/10/2018
May 10, 2018 Speaker Appoints: Reps. Major, Abrami, Barnes, Ames 05/10/2018
May 10, 2018 Sen. Sanborn Accedes to House Request for Committee of Conference, MA, VV; 05/10/2018; SJ 17
May 10, 2018 President Appoints: Senators Sanborn, Giuda, Feltes; 05/10/2018; SJ 17
May 15, 2018 Conference Committee Meeting: 05/15/2018 02:00 PM LOB 202
May 17, 2018 Conference Committee Report Filed, # 2018-2011c; 05/17/2018
May 23, 2018 Conference Committee Report # 2018-2011c, Adopted, VV; 05/23/2018; SJ 18
May 23, 2018 Conference Committee Report 2011c: Adopted, VV 05/23/2018
May 23, 2018 Enrolled (In recess 05/23/2018); SJ 18
May 23, 2018 Enrolled 05/23/2018
June 25, 2018 Signed by Governor Sununu 06/25/2018; Chapter 300; Eff. 8/24/2018