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Senate Bill No. 305

Public Act No. 06-6

AN ACT CLARIFYING THE LICENSING AUTHORITY OF THE GAMING POLICY BOARD AND THE DIVISION OF SPECIAL REVENUE.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. Subsection (b) of section 12-574 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2006):

(b) No business organization, other than a shareholder in a publicly traded corporation, may exercise control in or over an association licensee unless such business organization is licensed as an affiliate licensee by the board as provided in subdivision (1) of subsection (h) of section 12-574, as amended by this act.

Sec. 2. Subsection (h) of section 12-574 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2006):

[(h) If any business organization qualifies to be licensed either as an affiliate of an association licensee or as a concessionaire, such business organization shall be licensed as an affiliate licensee by the board. If any business organization qualifies to be licensed either as an affiliate of a concessionaire licensee or as a concessionaire, such business organization shall be licensed as an affiliate licensee by the executive director. ]

(h) (1) The board shall issue affiliate of association licenses to qualified business organizations. (2) The executive director shall issue affiliate of concessionaire licenses to qualified business organizations.

Approved April 21, 2006