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HB 194 (BR 195) - K. Bratcher, T. Riner, S. Lee

     AN ACT relating to the use of public assistance for gambling.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 205 to prohibit a person receiving public assistance from using electronic benefit cards or cash obtained with electronic benefit cards for any type of gambling at any location; require recipient to sign a statement of understanding and agreement to comply; create a new section of KRS Chapter 154A to prohibit a licensed lottery retailer from permitting the use of public assistance electronic benefit cards for the purchase of lottery tickets; amend KRS 154A.990 to add a violation for the first offense and a Class B misdemeanor for each subsequent offense; create a new section of KRS Chapter 230 to prohibit a licensed pari-mutuel operation from permitting the use of public assistance electronic benefit cards for the purpose of pari-mutuel wagering; amend KRS 230.990 to add a violation for the first offense and a Class B misdemeanor for each subsequent offense; create a new section of KRS 238 to prohibit a licensed charitable gaming organization from permitting the use of public assistance electronic benefit cards for the purpose charitable gaming; amend KRS 238.995 to add a violation for the first offense and a Class B misdemeanor for each subsequent offense.

     Jan 6-introduced in House
     Jan 7-to Licensing & Occupations (H)


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