SB 757 Charitable gaming.
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Charitable gaming. Includes the use of Charitable Gaming Commission-approved electronic bingo devices in bingo games. The bill also (i) changes the audit fee charged by the Commission to a maximum of one and one-half percent of an organization's receipts; (ii) clarifies that "seal-cards" can be used as part of raffles; (iii) clarifies that the action of the Commission in revoking, suspending or denying a permit is subject to the Administrative Process Act; (iv) directs the Commission to establish regulations specifying conditions under which charitable organizations can feed their volunteers and allow them to play charitable gaming; (v) exempts organizations with gross receipts of $25,000 or less from certain requirements; (vi) removes the requirement for independent CPA opinion for organizations which gross in excess of $250,000 per year; (vii) prohibits localities from imposing certain taxes on the revenues of charitable organizations; (viii) reduces the number of days from 90 to 30 a person must be a bona fide member of a charitable organization to participate in the conduct of charitable gaming for that organization; and (ix) removes the restriction on the play of instant bingo.

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01/08/97  Senate: Presented & ordered printed 971966633  pdf
01/30/97  Senate: Committee substitute printed 974296667-S1  pdf
02/04/97  Senate: Printed as engrossed 974296667-ES1  pdf
02/13/97  House: Committee substitute printed 972069180-H1  pdf
02/26/97  Senate: Conference substitute printed 972076633-S2  pdf
03/04/97  Senate: Reenrolled bill text (SB757ER)  pdf
04/02/97  Senate: Reenrolled bill text (SB757ER)  pdf
04/04/97  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0777)  pdf

House amendments
House amendments engrossed
Senate amendments
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Conference amendments
Governor's recommendation

01/08/97  Senate: Presented & ordered printed 971966633
01/08/97  Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/29/97  Senate: Reported from General Laws with sub. (13-Y 2-N)
01/30/97  Senate: Committee substitute printed 974296667-S1
01/30/97  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
01/30/97  Senate: VOTE: CONST. READING DISPENSED (39-Y 0-N)
01/31/97  Senate: Read second time
01/31/97  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
01/31/97  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to
01/31/97  Senate: Amendment by Sen. Williams rejected
01/31/97  Senate: Passed by for the day
02/03/97  Senate: Passed by for the day
02/04/97  Senate: Read second time
02/04/97  Senate: Amendment by Sen. Earley agreed to
02/04/97  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - comm. sub. w/amd 974296667-ES1
02/04/97  Senate: Printed as engrossed 974296667-ES1
02/04/97  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 1-N)
02/04/97  Senate: VOTE: CONST. READING DISPENSED (38-Y 1-N)
02/04/97  Senate: Passed Senate (37-Y 3-N)
02/04/97  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE (37-Y 3-N)
02/04/97  Senate: Communicated to House
02/05/97  House: Placed on Calendar
02/06/97  House: Read first time
02/06/97  House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/06/97  House: Assigned to General Laws sub-committee: 6
02/13/97  House: Reported from General Laws with sub. (22-Y 0-N)
02/13/97  House: Committee substitute printed 972069180-H1
02/14/97  House: Read second time
02/17/97  House: Read third time
02/17/97  House: Committee substitute agreed to 972069180-H1
02/17/97  House: Amendment by Mr. Davies agreed to
02/17/97  House: Engrossed by House - com. sub. w/amd. 972069180-H1
02/17/97  House: Passed House with sub. with amendment (99-Y 1-N)
02/17/97  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (99-Y 1-N)
02/19/97  Senate: Reading of substitute with amendment waived
02/19/97  Senate: House sub. w/amd. rejected by Senate (1-Y 38-N)
02/19/97  Senate: VOTE: CONCUR HOUSE AMENDMENT (1-Y 38-N)
02/20/97  House: House insisted on substitute with amendment
02/20/97  House: House requested conference committee
02/20/97  Senate: Senate acceded to request (38-Y 0-N)
02/20/97  Senate: VOTE: ACCEDE CONFERENCE COMM. (38-Y 0-N)
02/20/97  Senate: Conferees appointed by Senate
02/20/97  Senate: Senators: Colgan, Marye, Hawkins
02/20/97  House: Conferees appointed by House
02/20/97  House: Delegates: Cantor, Cranwell, Croshaw
02/22/97  Senate: Reading of conference report waived
02/22/97  Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (33-Y 7-N)
02/22/97  Senate: VOTE: CONFERENCE COMMITTEE RPT (33-Y 7-N)
02/22/97  Conference: House substitute with amendments rejected by conference committee
02/22/97  Conference: Sub. recommended by conference comm. 972076633-S2
02/22/97  House: Conference report agreed to by House (90-Y 9-N)
02/22/97  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (90-Y 9-N)
02/26/97  Senate: Conference substitute printed 972076633-S2
03/04/97  Senate: Reenrolled bill text (SB757ER)
03/07/97  Senate: Enrolled
03/07/97  House: Signed by Speaker
03/09/97  Senate: Signed by President
03/24/97  Senate: Governor's recommendation received by Senate
04/02/97  Senate: Reading of Governor's communication waived
04/02/97  Senate: Senate concurred in Gov's recommendation (38-Y 0-N)
04/02/97  Senate: VOTE: AGREE TO GOV'S RECOMM. (38-Y 0-N)
04/02/97  House: House concurred in Gov's rec. (Block Vote) (99-Y 0-N)
04/02/97  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N)
04/02/97  Governor: Governor's recommendation adopted
04/02/97  Senate: Reenrolled
04/02/97  Senate: Reenrolled bill text (SB757ER)
04/02/97  Senate: Signed by President as reenrolled
04/02/97  House: Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/02/97  House: Enacted, Chapter 777 (effective 7/1/97)
04/04/97  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0777)