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AMENDMENTS TO SENATE BILL NO. 444

Printer's No. 1856

  

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Amend Bill, page 1, line 25, by striking out "legislative

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intent, for"

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Amend Bill, page 1, lines 25 through 29; page 2, lines 1 and

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2, by striking out ", for games of chance " in line 25, all of

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lines 26 through 29 on page 1, all of line 1 and "advertising

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and for penalties; and making editorial changes" in line 2 on

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page 2

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Amend Bill, page 36, lines 29 and 30; pages 37 through 73,

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lines 1 through 30; page 74, lines 1 through 6, by striking out

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all of said lines on said pages and inserting

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Section 1.  The definition of "games of chance" in section

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103 of the act of December 19, 1988 (P.L.1262, No.156), known as

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the Local Option Small Games of Chance Act, renumbered and

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amended February 2, 2012 (P.L.7, No.2), is amended and the

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section is amended by adding a definition to read:

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Section 103.  Definitions.

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The following words and phrases when used in this act shall

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have the meanings given to them in this section unless the

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context clearly indicates otherwise:

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"A night at the races."  A game in which a participant places

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a wager on a prerecorded horse race.

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"Games of chance."  Punchboards, daily drawings, weekly

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drawings, raffles, a night at the races and pull-tabs, as

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defined in this act, provided that no such game shall be played

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by or with the assistance of any mechanical or electrical

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devices or media other than a dispensing machine or passive

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selection device and further provided that the particular chance

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taken by any person in any such game shall not be made

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contingent upon any other occurrence or the winning of any other

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contest, but shall be determined solely at the discretion of the

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purchaser. This definition shall not be construed to authorize

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any other form of gambling currently prohibited under any

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provision of Title 18 of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes

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(relating to crimes and offenses) or authorized under 4 Pa.C.S.

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(relating to amusements). Nothing in this act shall be construed

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to authorize games commonly known as "slot machines" or "video

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poker."

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Amend Bill, page 74, line 7, by striking out "22" and

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inserting

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