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  313.010.  Bingo, who may conduct game — joint license, procedure — abbreviated licenses, fees limitations, exemptions. — 1.  Any bona fide religious, charitable, fraternal, veteran or service organization, which has been in existence for at least five years immediately prior to making an application for a license and which, during that period, has had twenty bona fide members, may conduct the game of bingo upon receiving a license from the commission.  Any combination of unlicensed but eligible organizations, not to exceed five, may join in making an application and may receive a single license to conduct the game of bingo.  Any information or report required by sections 313.005 to 313.080 from an organization shall contain the required information regarding all of the organizations joined in the license and all requirements under sections 313.005 to 313.080 shall apply with respect to all joined organizations and the membership thereof.

  2.  Notwithstanding any other provisions to the contrary, the commission shall require only an abbreviated license, pursuant to the provisions of section 313.020, and an abbreviated licensing fee of ten dollars per event, for any bona fide religious, charitable, fraternal, veteran or service organization which conducts a bingo game on not more than fifteen occasions annually at which only pull-tab cards may be used.  The organization shall have been in existence for at least five years immediately prior to the first occasion on which such organization conducts a bingo pull-tab game and during this period shall have had twenty bona fide members.  For the purposes of this subsection, "occasion" means an event having a duration of less than twenty-four hours.  An organization that has been granted an abbreviated license shall be exempt from the provisions of subdivisions (10)* and (13)* of section 313.040.


(L. 1981 H.B. 322 § 2, A.L. 1983 H.B. 95 & 223, A.L. 1993 S.B. 10 & 11, A.L. 1996 H.B. 1159, A.L. 2010 S.B. 940)

*Statutory references to subdivisions "(11)" and "(14)" changed to "(10)" and "(13)" in accordance with section 3.060 based on renumbering within section 313.040 by H.B. 1484, 2018.

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