Notice of Intended Action

Frequency of game nights, 100.2

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INSPECTIONS AND APPEALS DEPARTMENT[481]

Notice of Intended Action

Proposing rule making related to frequency of game nights

and providing an opportunity for public comment

The Inspections and Appeals Department hereby proposes to amend Chapter 100, "General Provisions for Social and Charitable Gambling," Iowa Administrative Code.

Legal Authority for Rule Making

This rule making is proposed under the authority provided in Iowa Code section 99B.2.

State or Federal Law Implemented

This rule making implements, in whole or in part, 2021 Iowa Acts, House File 311.

Purpose and Summary

The proposed amendment to Chapter 100 implements 2021 Iowa Acts, House File 311. The legislation modifies the frequency of game nights conducted by licensed qualified organizations.

Fiscal Impact

This rule making has no fiscal impact to the State of Iowa.

Jobs Impact

After analysis and review of this rule making, no impact on jobs has been found.

Waivers

Any person who believes that the application of the discretionary provisions of this rule making would result in hardship or injustice to that person may petition the Department for a waiver of the discretionary provisions, if any, pursuant to 481—Chapter 6.

Public Comment

Any interested person may submit written comments concerning this proposed rule making. Written comments in response to this rule making must be received by the Department no later than 4:30 p.m. on September 28, 2021. Comments should be directed to:

Sara Throener

Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals

Lucas State Office Building

321 East 12th Street

Des Moines, Iowa 50319

Email: Sara.Throener@dia.iowa.gov

Public Hearing

No public hearing is scheduled at this time. As provided in Iowa Code section 17A.4(1)"b," an oral presentation regarding this rule making may be demanded by 25 interested persons, a governmental subdivision, the Administrative Rules Review Committee, an agency, or an association having 25 or more members.

Review by Administrative Rules Review Committee

The Administrative Rules Review Committee, a bipartisan legislative committee which oversees rule making by executive branch agencies, may, on its own motion or on written request by any individual or group, review this rule making at its regular monthly meeting or at a special meeting. The Committee's meetings are open to the public, and interested persons may be heard as provided in Iowa Code section 17A.8(6).

The following rule-making action is proposed:

Amend rule 481—100.2(99B) as follows:

481—100.2(99B) Licensure. Gambling shall only occur upon receipt of a license issued by the department. The license shall be prominently displayed at the gambling location.

100.2(1) Types of gambling licenses—qualified organizations. A qualified organization (QO), as defined in Iowa Code section 99B.1(26), may apply for the six following license types, each of which permits the activities listed. A QO with a two-year QO license may also apply for a seventh license type, a very large raffle license.

License type/Activity type

Two-year QO

One-year QO

180-day QO

90-day QO

14-day QO

Bingo at a fair or festival

Bingo

Three occasions per week; 15 occasions per month

No

No

No

Two occasions

One occasion per day for length of fair or festival

Games of skill and chance

Unlimited carnival-style games

No

No

No

Unlimited carnival-style games

No

Game night

One per calendar year month

One per calendar year month

One per calendar year month

One per calendar year month

One per calendar year month

No

Very small and small raffles

Unlimited

Unlimited

Unlimited

Unlimited

Unlimited

No

Large raffles

One per calendar year

Eight per license period, each conducted in a different county

One per calendar year

One per calendar year

One per calendar year

No

Very large raffles

One per calendar year, requires additional very large raffle license

One per calendar year, requires additional very large raffle license

No

No

No

No

Electronic raffles

One small raffle per day; one large raffle per calendar year

No

No

No

No

No

100.2(2) and 100.2(3) No change.

Open For Comments

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Official Document

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View the Iowa Administrative Bulletin for 9/8/2021.

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Administrative Rule References

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Rule 481-100.2

Iowa Code References

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Iowa Code 99B.1(26)

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