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HB 7 - Prohibits Internet Cafes - Key Vote

Ohio Key Votes

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibits Internet Cafes

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (27-6) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Internet Cafes

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that limits prize payouts in a sweepstakes.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits any individual from conducting or participating in the conduct of a "sweepstakes" with the use of a sweepstakes terminal device at a sweepstakes terminal device facility, unless the individual obtains an annually-renewable certificate of registration from the attorney general (Sec. 1).
  • Defines "sweepstakes" as any game, contest, advertising scheme, plan, or other promotion where consideration is not required for a person to enter to win or become eligible to receive any prize, the determination of which is based upon chance (Sec. 1).
  • Classifies a violation of the provisions of this bill as gambling, a misdemeanor of the first degree (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (66-29) - (Key vote)

Title: Limits Prize Payouts in Sweepstakes

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that limits prize payouts in a sweepstakes.

Highlights:
  • Limits the merchandise prize or redeemable voucher for a “sweepstakes” to a wholesale value of $10 (Sec. 1).
  • Defines "sweepstakes" as any game, contest, advertising scheme, or other promotion in which the eligibility to win or receive a prize is determined by chance (Sec. 1).
  • Requires a facility that provides a sweepstakes terminal to obtain a certificate of registration from the attorney general before conducting any sweepstakes (Sec. 1).
  • Classifies a violation of sweepstakes facility reporting requirements as a misdemeanor (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits Internet Cafes

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