|SB 0235||Removes from gambling definitions for certain games and amusement machines|
|LR Number:||L0995.01I||Fiscal Note:||0995-01|
|Committee:||Elections, Veterans' Affairs & Corrections|
|Last Action:||05/14/99 - S Inf Calendar S Bills for Perfection w/SS (pending)||Journal page:|
|Effective Date:||August 28, 1999|
SB 235 - This act removes from the definitions of "gambling" and "gambling device" any game or amusement machine that gives only an immediate right of replay, noncash prizes, toys, novelties, coupons or tickets that can be redeemed for something of value, excluding cash, gift certificates, intoxicating beer or liquor, nonintoxicating beer or tobacco products. For purposes of the definition of "gambling", the something of value is limited to $300, as determined by the cost to the owner or manager of the premises. For purposes of the definition of "gambling device", no corresponding monetary limit is established, and the amusement device cannot be identical in purpose to cash payout casino games.
The act is similar to CCS/SS/SCS/HS/HCS/HB 793 and SB 798 (1998).
SA 1 - AMUSEMENT DEVICE NOT IDENTICAL IN PURPOSE TO CASINO GAMES WITH CASH PAYOUT.