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Section 432.140

TRAXLER-MCCAULEY-LAW-BOWMAN BINGO ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 382 of 1972


432.140 Bona fide members; presence required; duties of members; prohibited conduct.

Sec. 40.

  (1) The executive director shall not require more than 2 bona fide members of the millionaire party licensee, not including any bona fide member acting as a dealer, to be present at all times during an event.
  (2) If fewer than 2 bona fide members are present at any time during an event, the millionaire party licensee shall immediately report this to the executive director. The executive director may require the licensee to stop conducting the event.
  (3) One of the bona fide members listed on the application for the millionaire party license shall act as the millionaire party chairperson. An individual shall not serve as chairperson of millionaire parties conducted by more than 1 qualified organization during a calendar year.
  (4) A bona fide member of a millionaire party licensee who is present at the event shall wear a vest, button, or other distinctive apparel to identify the bona fide member as a member of the millionaire party licensee and as not being an employee or agent of the location owner, lessor, or supplier.
  (5) Unless permitted by this act, a rule promulgated under this act, or written authorization of the executive director, only a bona fide member of the millionaire party licensee may perform any of the following duties at an event conducted under the license:
  (a) Monitoring a game or verifying that the game is conducted in conformance with the rules of the game.
  (b) Verifying the age of a player.
  (6) A bona fide member of a millionaire party licensee shall not play a game at an event at which the bona fide member is working or assisting.
  (7) A bona fide member of a millionaire party licensee shall not share in a prize awarded at an event at which the bona fide member is working or assisting.
  (8) A bona fide member of a millionaire party licensee shall not purchase, play, or accept a charity game ticket or numeral game ticket offered for sale by the licensee at an event at which the bona fide member is working or assisting.
  (9) A bona fide member of a millionaire party licensee shall not split a prize with a player or accept a tip of any kind at an event conducted under the license, unless the tip is a cash tip given to the bona fide member for serving as a dealer at the event.
  
  


History: Add. 2019, Act 159, Imd. Eff. Dec. 20, 2019
Popular Name: Bingo Act


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