TRAXLER-MCCAULEY-LAW-BOWMAN BINGO ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 382 of 1972
432.102 Definitions; A to C.
As used in this act:
(a) "Active service" and "active state service" mean those terms as defined in section 105 of the Michigan military act, 1967 PA 150, MCL 32.505.
(b) "Advertising" means all printed matter, handouts, flyers, radio, television, advertising signs, billboards, and other media used to promote an event licensed under this act.
(c) "Bingo" means a game of chance commonly known as bingo in which prizes are awarded on the basis of designated numbers or symbols conforming to numbers or symbols selected at random.
(d) "Bureau" means the bureau of state lottery as created by section 5 of the McCauley-Traxler-Law-Bowman-McNeely lottery act, 1972 PA 239, MCL 432.5.
(e) "Charity game" means the random resale of a series of charity game tickets.
(f) "Charity game ticket" means a ticket commonly referred to as a break-open ticket or pull-tab that is approved and acquired by the bureau and is distributed and sold by the bureau or a licensed supplier to a qualified organization, a portion of which is removed to discover whether the ticket is a winning ticket and whether the purchaser may be awarded a prize.
(g) "Commissioner" means the commissioner of state lottery appointed under section 7 of the McCauley-Traxler-Law-Bowman-McNeely lottery act, 1972 PA 239, MCL 432.7.
(h) "Coverall pattern" means a pattern required to win a bingo game in which all numbers on a bingo card are required to be called.
History: 1972, Act 382, Eff. Apr. 1, 1973
Am. 1973, Act 34, Imd. Eff. June 21, 1973
Am. 1976, Act 193, Imd. Eff. July 15, 1976
Am. 1981, Act 229, Imd. Eff. Jan. 12, 1982
Am. 1999, Act 108, Eff. Mar. 10, 2000
Am. 2008, Act 401, Imd. Eff. Jan. 6, 2009
Compiler's Notes: For transfer of the Bureau of State Lottery from the Department of Management and Budget to be an autonomous entity within the Department of Treasury, see E.R.O. No. 1991-2, compiled at MCL 12.161 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.For transfer of powers and duties of lottery commissioner and bureau of state lottery related to licensing and regulation of millionaire parties under bingo act to executive director of Michigan gaming control board, see E.R.O. No. 2012-3, compiled at MCL 432.91.
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