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AMENDMENTS TO SENATE BILL NO. 711

Printer's No. 1460

  

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Amend Bill, page 179, lines 22 through 30; page 180, lines 1 

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through 12, by striking out all of said lines on said pages and

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inserting

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(c)  Notice of availability of assistance.--

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(1)  Each slot machine licensee shall obtain a toll-free

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telephone number to be used to provide persons with

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information on assistance for compulsive or problem gambling.

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Each licensee shall conspicuously post signs similar to the

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following statement:

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If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, help

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is available. Call (Toll-free telephone number).

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The signs must be posted within 50 feet of each entrance

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and exit [and], within 50 feet of each automated teller

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machine location and a minimum of 20 signs must be posted

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within the licensed facility.

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(2)  Each racetrack where slot machines are operated

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shall print a statement on daily racing programs provided to

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the general public that is similar to the following:

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If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, help

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is available. Call (Toll-free telephone number).

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(3)  A licensed facility which fails to post or print the

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warning sign in accordance with paragraph (1) or (2) shall be

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assessed a fine of $1,000 a day for each day the sign is not

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posted or printed as provided in this subsection.

  

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