House Bill 348

Last Action 01/23/24: to Committee on Committees (H)
Title AN ACT relating to charitable gaming.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 1041
Sponsor K. Bratcher
Summary of Original Version Repeal and reenact KRS 238.505 to alphabetize charitable gaming-related definitions and make technical corrections; amend KRS 238.520 to adjust the membership and meeting schedule of the Charitable Gaming Advisory Commission; amend KRS 238.525 to require an applicant to disclose any prior bad acts by any of its officers or owners; delete fingerprint requirements from any applicant criminal history checks; amend KRS 238.535 to allow a charitable organization to relocate its office to another Kentucky county without changing its license to the new county for one year; permit a charitable organization to conduct charitable gaming at a charitable gaming facility in a contiguous county; eliminate special event raffle licenses; amend KRS 238.536 to create a graduated system of penalties based on the degree to which a licensee fails to meet the 40% rule; amend KRS 238.545 to allow three bingo sessions per week totaling 15 hours; increase the maximum daily bingo payout to $10,000; authorize the use of donated items as bingo prizes; increase the maximum prize on an individual charity game ticket to $1,499; amend KRS 238.540 to conform.
Index Headings of Original Version Gambling - Charitable gaming, licensed activities
Licensing - Charitable gaming, licensed activities
Wagering - Charitable gaming, licensed activities
Amusements and Recreation - Charitable gaming, licensed activities
Charitable Organizations and Institutions - Charitable gaming, licensed activities
Boards and Commissions - Charitable Gaming Advisory Commission, membership and meetings
Background Checks - Charitable gaming licensure, fingerprinting, officers and owners
Advisory Boards, Commissions, and Committees - Charitable Gaming Advisory Commission, membership and meetings


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