Text: HF313            Text: HF315
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House File 314

HOUSE FILE BY RAECKER Passed House, Date Passed Senate, Date Vote: Ayes Nays Vote: Ayes Nays Approved A BILL FOR 1 An Act relating to the licensure of electrical and mechanical 2 gambling amusement devices and the licensure of manufacturers 3 and distributors thereof and making penalties applicable. 4 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 5 TLSB 2738HH 80 6 ec/cf/24 PAG LIN 1 1 Section 1. Section 99B.10, Code 2003, is amended by adding 1 2 the following new subsection: 1 3 NEW SUBSECTION. 4. Each electrical and mechanical 1 4 amusement device in operation or distributed in this state is 1 5 licensed by the department as provided by this subsection. 1 6 Each person engaging in business as a distributor of 1 7 electrical and mechanical amusement devices in this state 1 8 shall obtain a license tag for each electrical and mechanical 1 9 amusement device distributed. Upon receipt of an application 1 10 and a fee of twenty=five dollars for each device, the 1 11 department shall issue a biennial license tag which tag shall 1 12 be displayed as required by rules adopted by the department. 1 13 The application shall be submitted on forms designated by the 1 14 department and contain the information required by rule of the 1 15 department. A license may be renewed biennially upon payment 1 16 of the biennial license fee and compliance with this chapter 1 17 and the rules adopted pursuant to this chapter. 1 18 Sec. 2. NEW SECTION. 99B.10A MANUFACTURERS AND 1 19 DISTRIBUTORS OF ELECTRICAL AND MECHANICAL AMUSEMENT DEVICES == 1 20 LICENSE. 1 21 A person shall not engage in business as a manufacturer or 1 22 a distributor of electrical and mechanical amusement devices 1 23 in this state without first obtaining a license from the 1 24 department. Upon receipt of an application and a fee of two 1 25 thousand dollars for a manufacturer's license or a fee of one 1 26 thousand dollars for a distributor's license, the department 1 27 shall issue an annual license. The application shall be 1 28 submitted on forms designated by the department and contain 1 29 the information required by rule of the department. A license 1 30 may be renewed annually upon payment of the annual license fee 1 31 and compliance with this chapter and the rules adopted 1 32 pursuant to this chapter. 1 33 EXPLANATION 1 34 This bill amends Code section 99B.10, governing electrical 1 35 and mechanical amusement devices, to provide that the devices 2 1 are required to be licensed. The Code section is amended to 2 2 provide for a $25 biennial license tag for each device, which 2 3 tag shall be displayed on each device in use. New Code 2 4 section 99B.10A is created to provide that a person shall not 2 5 engage in business as a distributor or manufacturer of 2 6 electrical and mechanical amusement devices without a license. 2 7 The new Code section provides for a $2,000 manufacturer's 2 8 license and a $1,000 distributor's license, which shall be 2 9 issued on an annual basis. Pursuant to Code sections 99B.15 2 10 and 99B.16, a person who fails to comply with the limitations 2 11 imposed by this bill or willfully fails to submit records as 2 12 required commits a serious misdemeanor. 2 13 LSB 2738HH 80 2 14 ec/cf/24
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