Public Laws

124th Legislature

Second Regular Session



Chapter 505

H.P. 1229 - L.D. 1731

An Act To Modernize the Bingo Laws

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 17 MRSA §314-A, sub-§1-A,  as enacted by PL 2003, c. 452, Pt. I, §4 and affected by Pt. X, §2, is amended to read:

1-A. Sealed tickets.   The Chief of the State Police may also issue to any federally recognized Indian tribe licenses to sell lucky seven or other similar sealed tickets in accordance with section 324A. The licensee may operate a dispenser to sell the lucky seven or other similar tickets. As used in this subsection, "dispenser" means a mechanical or electrical device or machine that, upon the insertion of money, credit or something of value, dispenses printed lucky seven or other similar tickets. The element of chance must be provided by the ticket itself, not by the dispenser. The Chief of the State Police may adopt rules to facilitate the use of dispensers. Rules adopted pursuant to this subsection are routine technical rules as defined in Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter 2A.

Sec. 2. Appropriations and allocations. The following appropriations and allocations are made.

PUBLIC SAFETY, DEPARTMENT OF

Licensing and Enforcement - Public Safety 0712

Initiative: Provides one-time funding for training related to lucky seven dispensers.

OTHER SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS 2009-10 2010-11
All Other
$0 $4,000
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OTHER SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS TOTAL $0 $4,000

Effective July 12, 2010

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