Bill Text - SB540 (2018)

(Second New Title) relative to the operation of keno games in unincorporated places and permitting keno games in cigar bars.


Revision: June 27, 2018, 9:12 a.m.

CHAPTER 332

SB 540-FN - FINAL VERSION

 

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2018 SESSION

18-2790

06/10

 

SENATE BILL 540-FN

 

AN ACT relative to the operation of keno games in unincorporated places and permitting keno games in cigar bars.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Feltes, Dist 15; Sen. Woodburn, Dist 1; Sen. Soucy, Dist 18; Sen. Lasky, Dist 13; Sen. Kahn, Dist 10; Sen. Cavanaugh, Dist 16; Sen. Hennessey, Dist 5; Rep. Myler, Merr. 10; Rep. Heath, Hills. 14; Rep. Henle, Merr. 12; Rep. Cushing, Rock. 21; Rep. Luneau, Merr. 10

 

COMMITTEE: Finance

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill provides that unincorporated places may permit the operation of keno games by a majority vote of the county delegation.  This bill also permits the operation of keno games in cigar bars.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

03/14/2018   0980s

03/14/2018   1101s

12Apr2018... 1315h

26Apr2018... 1518h

05/23/2018   2071CofC 18-2790

06/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to the operation of keno games in unincorporated places and permitting keno games in cigar bars.

 

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

 

332:1  New Paragraph; Keno; Local Option.  Amend RSA 284:51 by inserting after paragraph IV the following new paragraph:

IV-a.  An unincorporated place may allow the operation of keno games by majority vote of the county delegation, after a public hearing is held.

332:2  New Subparagraph; Keno; License Applications.  Amend RSA 284:45, VI(a) by inserting after subparagraph (8) the following new subparagraph:

(9)  A cigar bar holding a valid liquor license under RSA 178:20-a.

332:3  Liquor Licenses and Fees; On-Premises Cigar, Beverage, and Liquor Licenses.  Amend RSA 178:20-a, II(a) to read as follows:

(a)  Generates 60 percent or more of its quarterly gross revenue from the sale of cigar-related products, which is limited to cigars, humidors, cigar cutters, cigar cases, lighters, and ashtrays.  Revenue from keno, mail order and Internet sales, as well as revenue generated from other tobacco sales in store, including cigarettes and loose tobacco sales, shall not be used to determine whether an establishment satisfies the definition of a cigar bar.

332:4  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

 

Approved: June 25, 2018

Effective Date: June 25, 2018

 

 

CHAPTER 332

SB 540-FN - FINAL VERSION

 

03/14/2018   0980s

03/14/2018   1101s

12Apr2018... 1315h

26Apr2018... 1518h

05/23/2018   2071CofC

 

2018 SESSION

18-2790

06/10

 

SENATE BILL 540-FN

 

AN ACT relative to the operation of keno games in unincorporated places and permitting keno games in cigar bars.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Feltes, Dist 15; Sen. Woodburn, Dist 1; Sen. Soucy, Dist 18; Sen. Lasky, Dist 13; Sen. Kahn, Dist 10; Sen. Cavanaugh, Dist 16; Sen. Hennessey, Dist 5; Rep. Myler, Merr. 10; Rep. Heath, Hills. 14; Rep. Henle, Merr. 12; Rep. Cushing, Rock. 21; Rep. Luneau, Merr. 10

 

COMMITTEE: Finance

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill provides that unincorporated places may permit the operation of keno games by a majority vote of the county delegation.  This bill also permits the operation of keno games in cigar bars.

 

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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.

03/14/2018   0980s

03/14/2018   1101s

12Apr2018... 1315h

26Apr2018... 1518h

05/23/2018   2071CofC 18-2790

06/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to the operation of keno games in unincorporated places and permitting keno games in cigar bars.

 

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

 

332:1  New Paragraph; Keno; Local Option.  Amend RSA 284:51 by inserting after paragraph IV the following new paragraph:

IV-a.  An unincorporated place may allow the operation of keno games by majority vote of the county delegation, after a public hearing is held.

332:2  New Subparagraph; Keno; License Applications.  Amend RSA 284:45, VI(a) by inserting after subparagraph (8) the following new subparagraph:

(9)  A cigar bar holding a valid liquor license under RSA 178:20-a.

332:3  Liquor Licenses and Fees; On-Premises Cigar, Beverage, and Liquor Licenses.  Amend RSA 178:20-a, II(a) to read as follows:

(a)  Generates 60 percent or more of its quarterly gross revenue from the sale of cigar-related products, which is limited to cigars, humidors, cigar cutters, cigar cases, lighters, and ashtrays.  Revenue from keno, mail order and Internet sales, as well as revenue generated from other tobacco sales in store, including cigarettes and loose tobacco sales, shall not be used to determine whether an establishment satisfies the definition of a cigar bar.

332:4  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

 

Approved: June 25, 2018

Effective Date: June 25, 2018