HB1534 (2018) Detail

Relative to Lucky 7.


HB 1534-FN - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2586

08/01

 

HOUSE BILL 1534-FN

 

AN ACT relative to Lucky 7.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. D. Sullivan, Hills. 8

 

COMMITTEE: Ways and Means

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill allows Lucky 7 tickets to be sold where licensed games of chance are operated.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2586

08/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to Lucky 7.

 

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

 

1  Games of Chance; Definition.  Amend RSA 287-D:1, III to read as follows:

III.  "Games of chance'' means any game involving gambling as defined by RSA 647:2, II, [or] any lottery prohibited by RSA 647:1, or the sale of Lucky 7 tickets under RSA 287-E:21, but shall not include any game involving the use of a slot machine or any other device in the nature of a slot machine, 50/50 raffles as defined in RSA 287-A:1, III, or ice-out contests as defined in RSA 287-D:1, VI.

2  Games of Chance; Lucky 7 Ticket Sales.  Amend RSA 287-E:21, II(a) to read as follows:

(a)  The regular meeting place of or a facility owned, leased or utilized by the charitable organization for its activities, including conducting games of chance licensed under RSA 287-D; or

3  Games of Chance; Sale of Lucky 7 Tickets.  Amend RSA 287-E:21, III-a to read as follows:

III-a.  Lucky 7 tickets may be sold by dispenser devices approved by the commission and located at the regular meeting place of, or at a facility owned, leased, or utilized by, the licensee for its activities, including conducting games of chance licensed under RSA 287-D, provided that the commission shall not authorize the use of any lucky 7 dispenser device which was not in use on or before January 1, 2011, unless such device dispenses a paper or cardboard ticket which has a manual break-open feature and specifications for such dispenser device are contained in the rules of the commission.  Any permitted lucky 7 device shall not be in the nature of a slot machine and the outcome of any wager involving a permitted lucky 7 device shall be determined solely by and on the cardboard or paper ticket.

4  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

 

LBAO

18-2586

11/2/17

 

HB 1534-FN- FISCAL NOTE

AS INTRODUCED

 

AN ACT relative to Lucky 7.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:      [ X ] State              [    ] County               [    ] Local              [    ] None

 

 

 

Estimated Increase / (Decrease)

STATE:

FY 2019

FY 2020

FY 2021

FY 2022

   Appropriation

$0

$0

$0

$0

   Revenue

Indeterminable Increase

Indeterminable Increase

Indeterminable Increase

Indeterminable Increase

   Expenditures

$0

$0

$0

$0

Funding Source:

  [    ] General            [    ] Education            [    ] Highway           [ X ] Other - Lottery Fund

 

METHODOLOGY:

This bill allows for the sale of Lucky 7 tickets from dispensers at facilities owned, leased, or utilized for conducting games of chance.  Currently, Lucky 7 sales are limited to facilities conducting bingo and fraternal clubs.  To the extent this bill expands the sale of Lucky 7 tickets, revenue to the state Lottery Commission will increase.  Lottery and charitable gaming revenue is credited to the Lottery Fund, with net revenues after Lottery Commission expenditures being credited to the Education Trust Fund.  This bill is not expected to increase state expenditures.

 

AGENCIES CONTACTED:

Lottery Commission

 

Links

HB1534 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 11, 2018 House Hearing
Jan. 24, 2018 House Exec Session

Bill Text Revisions

HB1534 Revision: 2075 Date: Nov. 6, 2017, 2:32 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Ways and Means HJ 1 P. 14
Jan. 11, 2018 Public Hearing: 01/11/2018 01:00 PM LOB 202
Jan. 24, 2018 Full Committee Work Session: 01/24/2018 11:00 AM LOB 202
Jan. 24, 2018 Executive Session: 01/24/2018 LOB 202
Feb. 7, 2018 Committee Report: Refer for Interim Study for 02/07/2018 (Vote 23-0; CC) HC 5 P. 19
Committee Report: Refer for Interim Study (Vote 23-0; CC)
Feb. 8, 2018 Refer for Interim Study: MA VV 02/08/2018 HJ 3 P. 17