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Amendment

 

January Session, 2017

LCO No. 7706

   
 

*SB0095707706SRO*

Offered by:

 

SEN. HWANG, 28th Dist.

 

To: Subst. Senate Bill No. 957

File No. 310

Cal. No. 173

(As Amended by Senate Amendment Schedule "A")

"AN ACT CONCERNING THE REGULATION OF GAMING AND THE AUTHORIZATION OF A CASINO GAMING FACILITY IN THE STATE. "

In line 512, strike "and"

In line 516, after "Fund" insert "; and (4) five per cent of the gross gaming revenue received by the casino gaming facility, which shall be deposited in the chronic gamblers treatment rehabilitation account, established pursuant to section 17a-713 of the general statutes, as amended by this act"

After the last section, add the following and renumber sections and internal references accordingly:

"Sec. 501. Subsection (b) of section 17a-713 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(b) The program established by subsection (a) of this section shall be funded by imposition of: (1) A fee of one hundred thirty-five dollars on each association license, for each performance of jai alai or dog racing conducted under the provisions of chapter 226, provided no such licensee shall contribute more than forty-five thousand dollars in any one year; (2) a fee of twenty-five dollars for each teletheater performance on each operator of a teletheater facility; [and] (3) the amount received from the Connecticut Lottery Corporation pursuant to section 12-818; and (4) the amount received from MMCT Venture, LLC, pursuant to subsection (c) of section 15 of this act. The Commissioner of Consumer Protection shall collect the fee from each association licensee or such operator on a monthly basis. The receipts shall be deposited in the General Fund and credited to a separate, nonlapsing chronic gamblers treatment and rehabilitation account which shall be established by the Comptroller. All moneys in the account are deemed to be appropriated and shall be expended for the purposes established in subsection (a) of this section. "

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Sec. 501

from passage

17a-713(b)