02RS HB232


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HB 232 (BR 1086) - R. Damron

     AN ACT relating to the lottery.
     Create a new section of KRS 154A to require that lottery vending machines be placed in the cashier's direct line of sight except where the machines are located in factories or in bars or taverns where persons 18 years of age are not permitted access; amend KRS 154A.990 to provide for a civil fine of between $100 and $500 dollars for lottery retailers in violation.


     HCS - Insert package liquor stores as an exception for vending lottery machines in sight of retailer; delete unobstructed line as condition of being in sight of retailer; change “cashier” to “employees” of retailer; delete penalty provisions of a civil fine for violation; insert new penalty; include notification by the corporation that the retailer has thirty days to correct violation, and if after thirty days the violation is not corrected, then the vending machine will be removed from the retailer.

     SCS - Retain original provisions except exempt blind persons who operate vending machines as part of a program established by federal or state law from the requirement that a lottery retailer locate any vending machine from which lottery tickets are dispensed in the sight of employees of the lottery retailer.

     Jan 8-introduced in House
     Jan 9-to State Government (H)
     Feb 21-posted in committee
     Feb 26-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 27-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 4-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 5, 2002
     Mar 5-3rd reading, passed 91-1 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 6-received in Senate
     Mar 11-to Licensing and Occupations (S)
     Mar 19-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 20-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 21-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 26, 2002
     Mar 26-3rd reading, passed 38-0 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 27-received in House; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute
     Mar 28-House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute ; passed 95-1
     Mar 29-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 5-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 205)

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