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Executive Session: HB 2281


Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 3:30pm


House Commerce & Gaming Committee
United States

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House Commerce & Gaming Committee

HB 2281

Amending types of nonprofit organizations qualified to engage in gambling activities.

Would amend the “bona fide charitable or nonprofit” definition to include nonprofit organizations registered under the Charitable Solicitations Act (RCW 19.09) as additional types of organizations allowed to conduct gambling activities. The amendment also adds “religious” and “scientific” purposes as approved purposes for an organization to be considered a bona fide charitable or nonprofit organization. Lastly, the bill clarifies that we can issue raffle licenses to credit unions or combined fund drive organizations.

Dec 27: Prefiled for introduction

Jan 13: 1st reading; referred to Commerce & Gaming Committee; Public hearing in Commerce and Gaming Committee

Companion: SB 6120