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HB18-1234: Internet Sweepstakes Café Revise Legal Terms

Privacy & Technology
Bill Number: HB18-1234
Year: 2018
ACLU Position: Oppose
Sponsors: T. Neville / K. Grantham / R. Gardner/K. Becker / P. Lundeen


Section 1 of the bill amends the definitions of key terms such as
electronic gaming machine, gambling, prize, and simulated
gambling device as used in the criminal statutes governing simulated
gambling devices. Section 2 specifies that unlawful offering of a
simulated gambling device occurs if a person receives payment indirectly
or in a nonmonetary form for use of a simulated gambling device, and

that the time of payment (i.e., before or after use of the device) is

Current Status:

Governor Signed (06/06/2018)
Sent to the Governor (05/16/2018)
House Considered Senate Amendments - Result was to Concur - Repass (05/07/2018)
House Considered Senate Amendments - Result was to Laid Over Daily (05/04/2018)
Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Business, Labor, & Technology (03/26/2018)

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