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Public Hearing: HB 2281

Date: 

Monday, January 13, 2020 - 1:30pm

Event Details: 

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: Public hearing in House Commerce and Gaming Committee at 1:30 p.m.

Companion Bill:SB 6120