Authors: Senator Jean Leising, Senator Ron Alting, Senator John Waterman
Co-authors: Senator Lonnie Randolph
Sponsors: Representative Heath VanNatter
Co-Sponsors: Representative Thomas Dermody, Representative Philip GiaQuinta, Representative Mark Messmer
Provides that a qualified organization may conduct two bingo events each year in which the total prizes may not exceed $30,000 (current law allows the total prizes to not exceed $10,000). Provides that the total prizes awarded for one pull tab, punchboard, or tip board may not exceed $25,000 (current law allows total prizes to not exceed $5,000). Increases the prize limit for a single prize awarded for a winning ticket in a pull tab, punchboard, or tip board game from $599 to $15,000. Removes certain information requirements concerning patrons and prize winners. Requires that a qualified organization may pay for licensed supplies only with a check drawn on or by an electronic funds transfer from the qualified organization's gaming account. Provides that a licensed distributor may obtain licensed supplies to be used in charity gaming only from an entity licensed by the gaming commission as a manufacturer or distributor or from certain qualified organizations.