SB 28 (BR 365) - J. Pendleton, 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; extend 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 recordkeeping; grant the office authority to approve all electronic, computer, or other technologic aids; provide that intentionally making false or misleading statements constitutes 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 is conducted; provide acceptable costs to be included in calculation of the 40 percent rule; 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 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 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 and define serious violation; provide requirements for appeals to administrative actions by the office.
Jan 6-introduced in Senate
Jan 8-to State & Local Government (S)