HJR 16 -- BINGO
COMMITTEE ACTION: Voted "do pass" by the Committee on
Miscellaneous Bills and Resolutions by a vote of 9 to 4.
This proposed constitutional amendment reduces the restriction
from 2 years to 6 months on the time a bingo game volunteer must
be a bona fide member of the licensed organization to
participate in the management, conduct, or operation of any game.
FISCAL NOTE: Estimated Net Cost to General Revenue Fund of $0
in FY 2000, $59,850 in FY 2001, and $0 in FY 2002.
PROPONENTS: Supporters say that they would like to use newer,
more eager volunteers because sometimes it is difficult to get
Testifying for the bill were Representative Scheve; and
Association of Charitable Games.
OPPONENTS: There was no opposition voiced to the committee.
Donna Schlosser, Legislative Analyst