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SB 576: Gambling Devices


Gambling Devices; Creates the "Electronic Machines and Devices for Sweepstakes Prohibited Act." Prohibits operation of an electronic device to conduct a sweepstakes through the use of an entertaining display or to promote such a sweepstakes. Revises conditions for exceptions to provisions relating to drawings by chance conducted by certain organizations. Limits the power of the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to adopt rules concerning the operation of game promotions, etc.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died in Commerce and Tourism
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  2. Regulated Industries (RI)
  3. Budget (BC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/25/2011 Senate • Filed
2/9/2011 Senate • Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Regulated Industries; Budget -SJ 50
3/8/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 50
5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Commerce and Tourism