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SB74 (BR917) - J. Adams, M. McGarvey, D. Thayer

     AN ACT relating to lottery games.
     Amend KRS 154A.010 to define "shared lottery game"; amend KRS 154A.065 to permit the lottery corporation to develop or collaborate in the development of shared lottery games; amend KRS 154A.130 to allow money received in shared lottery games to be distributed as specified in contract or administrative regulation; amend KRS 138.511 to exempt wagers made through shared lottery games from the calculation of daily average live handle; amend KRS 528.010 to exempt shared lottery games from the definition of "bookmaking," "gambling device," and "profiting from gambling activity"; amend KRS 528.110 to exempt shared lottery games.


     SCS1 - Retain original provisions; amend 154A.060 to permit the lottery corporation to place pari-mutuel wagers at horse racing tracks; amend KRS 154A.130 to specify that money from a shared lottery game shall be divided equally among the lottery corporation and a pari-mutuel wager placed at in-state tracks and that the division of money with out-of-state tracks shall be determined by contract, memorandum of agreement, or other legally binding agreement, and stipulate that pari-mutuel wagers shall be a necessary lottery expense and specify when a pari-mutuel wager is considered to be placed; amend KRS 138.510 to include wagers placed as part of a shared lottery game in wagers to be taxed by the pari-mutuel wagering excise tax, and specify that for purposes of this section, a pari-mutuel wager shall be considered to be placed by a shared lottery game when money is transferred to the pari-mutuel pool; amend KRS 230.210 to define "shared lottery game"; amend KRS 230.225 to include approving a shared lottery game; amend KRS 230.260 to vest authority over shared lottery game wagers placed with racing associations with the racing commission; amend KRS 230.361 to authorize the racing commission to promulgate administrative regulations concerning pari-mutuel wagers placed as part of a shared lottery game, and to specify when a pari-mutuel wager is placed as part of a shared lottery game.
     SFA1( J. Adams ) - Amend definition of "shared lottery game" to specify that tickets are sold at a lottery retail terminal on a future live horse race and stipulate that shared lottery games shall not be considered a prohibited lottery game as specified in KRS 154A.063; amend necessary expenses of the lottery to stipulate that pari-mutuel wagers shall only be placed on future live horse racing events; delete reference to devices used to interface between the lottery and tote systems from KRS 528.010.

     Jan 08, 2015 - introduced in Senate
     Feb 03, 2015 - to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S)
     Feb 10, 2015 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 11, 2015 - 2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 12, 2015 - floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Feb 13, 2015 - posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 13, 2015; 3rd reading, passed 20-11 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1)
     Feb 23, 2015 - received in House
     Feb 27, 2015 - to Licensing & Occupations (H)
     Mar 03, 2015 - posted in committee