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HB 1185 - Game Promotions

General Bill by Carroll
Game PromotionsProhibits DOACS from accepting filing of copies of rules, prizes, prize categories, & regulations of game promotion from certain persons, firms, corporations, or associations; requires operators of electronic game promotions to file certifications from independent testing laboratories; requires operators of certain game promotions to establish trust accounts with balances equal to total value of all prizes offered; requires officials of financial institutions holding trust accounts to set forth account numbers of trust accounts; authorizes operators to obtain surety bonds; provides that moneys held in trust account may be withdrawn only upon written approval by DOACS; provides date for final determination of winners; deletes provision that exempts activities of certain organizations from requirements of operating game promotion; provides that certain statutory provisions do not prohibit use of certain electronic devices or computer terminals to conduct or display results of game promotion; provides that each specified electronic device or computer terminal is separate game promotion; requires statement of physical location & separate filing fee for each device or terminal; requires operators of game promotions that use certain electronic devices or computer terminals to comply with certain requirements.
Effective Date: July 1, 2010
Last Event: Withdrawn prior to introduction on Wednesday, February 24, 2010 11:03 AM

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Event Time Member Committee
Withdrawn prior to introduction Wednesday, February 24, 2010 11:03 AM Carroll
Filed Monday, February 22, 2010 12:10 PM Carroll

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