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Bill Detail: HB24-1326

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Title Bingo-Raffle Licensing Sunset Review
Status House Considered Senate Amendments - Result was to Concur - Repass (05/04/2024)
Bill Subjects
  • State Government
House Sponsors N. Ricks (D)
K. Brown (D)
Senate Sponsors R. Zenzinger (D)
J. Smallwood (R)
House Committee State, Civic, Military and Veterans Affairs
Senate Committee Finance
Date Introduced 02/21/2024

Sunset Process - House State, Civic, Military, and Veterans
Affairs Committee. The bill implements the recommendations of the
sunset review and report on the licensing of bingo and other games of
chance by:
  • Retaining the secretary of state's constitutional authority
over the issuance of bingo-raffle licenses to qualified
charitable organizations, while transferring all remaining
licensing authority and all enforcement authority under the
Bingo and Raffles Law to the executive director of the
department of revenue (executive director), effective
January 1, 2025 (sections 2, 5, 7 through 17, 20 through
30, 34, 36, and 37
); authorizing the executive director to
promulgate rules and assess fees in connection with the
executive director's duties (sections 5, 7 through 17, and
20 through 30
); requiring the executive director to uphold
the secretary of state's decision to issue a bingo-raffle
license; requiring the secretary of state to uphold the
executive director's licensing and enforcement decisions
(section 5); and requiring the secretary of state and the
executive director to enter into memoranda of
understanding regarding their shared duties under the
Bingo and Raffles Law (section 5);
  • Terminating the Colorado bingo-raffle advisory board
pursuant to the sunset law (sections 1, 4, 6, 18, 31 through
33, and 35
  • Modernizing the secretary of state's fining authority by
increasing the maximum fine to $250 per violation and
eliminating the provision for a fine in lieu of suspension or
revocation, for the period of time between the effective
date of the bill and the transfer of all enforcement authority
to the executive director, effective January 1, 2025 (section
  • Continuing the regulation of charitable gaming under the
Bingo and Raffles Law for 5 years, until 2029 (sections
33 through 36
); and
  • Making technical changes to the law (sections 2, 3, 8, 10,
12 through 16, 19, and 28

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