Florida Senate - 2010 CS for SB 364
By the Committee on Regulated Industries; and Senator Fasano
1 A bill to be entitled
2 An act relating to bingo; amending s. 849.0931, F.S.;
3 authorizing the dispensing of instant bingo tickets by
4 electronic or mechanical devices; requiring that such
5 devices be capable of recording certain transaction
6 information; providing an effective date.
8 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
10 Section 1. Paragraph (i) is added to subsection (13) of
11 section 849.0931, Florida Statutes, to read:
12 849.0931 Bingo authorized; conditions for conduct;
13 permitted uses of proceeds; limitations.—
15 (i) Instant bingo tickets may be dispensed, subject to the
16 other provisions of this section, by an electronic or mechanical
17 device. An electronic or mechanical device used to dispense
18 instant bingo tickets is not a slot machine under s. 849.15 or
19 s. 849.16, a coin-operated amusement machine as defined in s.
20 212.02(24), or an amusement game or machine under s. 849.161. An
21 electronic or mechanical device used to dispense instant bingo
22 tickets is not subject to the tax in s. 212.05(1)(h) or s.
23 212.0515. However, the device must be capable of recording each
24 ticket dispensed, the number of coins or amount of money
25 received for each ticket, and totals of each for all tickets
27 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2010.