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SF 3014

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/11/2020 04:13pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to state government; expanding permitted uses of raffle receipts for high
school activities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 609.761, subdivision


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 609.761, subdivision 5, is amended to read:

Subd. 5.

High school raffles.

Sections 609.755 and 609.76 do not prohibit a raffle, as
defined in section 349.12, subdivision 33, conducted by a school district or a nonprofit
organization organized primarily to support programs of a school district, if the following
conditions are complied with:

(1) tickets for the raffle may only be sold and the drawing conducted at a high school
event sponsored by a school district. All tickets must be sold for the same price;

(2) tickets may only be sold to persons 18 years of age or older attending the event;

(3) the drawing must be held during or immediately after the conclusion of the event;

(4) one-half of the gross receipts from the sale of tickets must be awarded as prizes for
the raffle, and the remaining one-half may only be expended to defray the school district's
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(5) if a school district's or nonprofit organization's gross receipts from the conduct of
raffles exceeds $12,000 in a calendar year or $5,000 in a single raffle, the school district or
organization must report the following information to the Gambling Control Board annually:
the total amount of gross receipts received, the total expenses for the raffles, the total prizes
awarded, and an accounting of the expenditures from the gross receipts of the raffles.