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Sunset Bingo-raffle Advisory Board

Concerning continuation under the sunset law of the bingo-raffle advisory board, and, in connection therewith, implementing the recommendations of the 2016 sunset report of the department of regulatory agencies.
2017 Regular Session

Sunset Process - Senate State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee. The bill implements the recommendations of the sunset review and report on the licensing of bingo and other games of chance through the secretary of state by:

  • Extending the automatic termination date of the Colorado bingo-raffle advisory board to September 1, 2026, pursuant to the sunset law ( sections 1 and 2 of the bill);
  • Reducing the number of times that the board must meet each year from 6 to 2 ( section 3 );
  • Specifying that a person whose license has been revoked or surrendered in lieu of revocation must wait for 3 years to reapply for a license ( sections 4 through 6 );
  • Clarifying that a licensee may not change the location of a pull-tab device without the secretary's approval ( section 7 );
  • Prohibiting a person who has been convicted of a felony or a misdemeanor involving gambling from being a games manager, caller, or caller assistant ( sections 8 and 12 );
  • Allowing a person who has not been convicted within the previous 10 years of a felony or a gambling-related offense to apply for a license ( sections 9 through 11 );
  • Clarifying that licensees may donate bingo equipment to entities that offer free bingo and other licensees ( section 13 ); and
  • Making a variety of technical changes to the law ( sections 4, 5, 11, and 13 through 16 ).
    (Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)


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