Bill Summary for H 511 (2017-2018)

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Jun 28 2017

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View NCGA Bill Details2017-2018 Session
House Bill 511 (Public) Filed Tuesday, March 28, 2017
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS TO OPERATE "GAME NIGHTS," TO PROVIDE FOR THE REGULATION OF NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS HOLDING "GAME NIGHTS," AND TO ALLOW THE CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AT "GAME NIGHTS," TO INCREASE THE ABILITY OF NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS TO HOLD FUND-RAISING RAFFLES AND TO AUTHORIZE REISSUANCE OF CERTAIN ONE-TIME ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL COMMISSION PERMITS.
Intro. by Boles, Lucas, Saine, Floyd.

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Senate amendment #1 makes the following changes to the 5th edition.

Renames proposed GS 14-309.34 as Applicability to employer paid events. Deletes the proposed language and now provides the following. Establishes that it is lawful for an employer to hold a game night event for employees and guests or a trade association to hold a game night event for its members and guests, so long as (1) there is no cost or charge to attendees; (2) the employer or trade association obtains a permits and pays the required fee set out in new GS 14-309.27; and (3) the game night event is held at a qualified facility, as defined in new GS 14-309.25(4). Adds that verification of tax-exempt status and licensure or exemption under GS Chapter 131F required by GS 14-309.27(b)(3) and (4) are not required from an applicant for a permit if the applicant is required to obtain the permit pursuant to the provisions of GS 14-309.34 as amended and the applicant is not an exempt organization as defined in GS 14-309.25.

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