SB 52 (BR 996) - J. Pendleton, D. Boswell, D. Seum
AN ACT relating to charitable gaming.
Amend various sections of KRS Chapter 238 to extend the definition of "charitable gaming" to include electronic, computer, or other technologic aids, and the definition of "manufacturer" to include bingo paper and charity gaming tickets and the provision of electronic and computer devices; provide authority for the Office of Charitable Gaming to establish and implement standards for electronic systems of accounting and record keeping; grant the office authority to approve all electronic, computer, or other technologic aids; provide that intentionally making false or misleading statements shall constitute grounds for denial of a license; grant employees of the office authority to inspect the books and records of a licensed manufacturer or distributor; require a charity to be located in the county or a contiguous county to the county in which charitable gaming shall be conducted; prohibit inaccurate reporting of the financial records of charitable gaming events; permit advertisement of linked bingo prizes in excess of $5,000; require charitable organizations to obtain office approval prior to using any electronic, computer, or other technologic aid in the conduct of bingo; grant the office authority to promulgate administrative regulations concerning linked bingo games; limit carryover or progressive prizes in seal card games to no more than $7,500; require records and books to be maintained in accordance with generally accepted standards of accounting and require a charity to maintain records for six years at their offices or at a location designated and approved by the office; require any charity participating in linked bingo to use a point-of-sale system; permit the office to require required reports to be filed electronically within six years; prohibit certain activities by an owner, officer, or contractee of a licensed charitable gaming facility; provide penalties for making intentionally false or misleading financial statements; designate sanctions against individuals found to be the cause of one or more serious violations; define "serious violation"; provide requirements for appeals to administrative actions by the office.
Jan 8-introduced in Senate
Jan 9-to Licensing, Occupations and Administrative Regulations (S)