(a) Random selection of a raffle ticket portion or calendar portion from a container housing portions of all raffle tickets or calendars purchased for the
raffle, with such selection used to determine a winner; determination of a winner in a .
(b) A plastic or rubber duck race; or any other method that is used to determine a winner and that is approved by the department under s. 563.909.
563.03 (10m) of the statutes is created to read:
563.03 (10m) "Multiple-container raffle" means a raffle to which all of the following apply:
(a) One or more drawings are held and one or more prizes are awarded on the same date and at the same location.
(b) A drawing for each prize or group of prizes is made from a container specific to each prize or group of prizes.
(c) The ticket purchaser places his or her ticket in the container of his or her choice.
563.03 (11) of the statutes is amended to read:
563.03 (11) "Premises" means any room, hall, enclosure, tent, or outdoor area in which bingo is being played or a raffle drawing is being held.
563.03 (12r) of the statutes is amended to read:
563.03 (12r) "Raffle game" means a game as described under s. 563.908 (1) or a plastic or rubber duck race or other game of chance that has been approved by the department under s. 563.909 a game of chance for which tickets or calendars are sold and one or more drawings for prizes are held.
563.03 (14w) of the statutes is created to read:
563.03 (14w) "Single-container raffle" means a raffle for which one or more drawings from a single container are held and one or more prizes are awarded on one date and at one location.
563.03 (17) of the statutes is created to read:
563.03 (17) "Ticket" means an instrument that entitles the purchaser to one entry in a raffle other than a calendar raffle.
563.04 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
563.04 (2) Conduct hearings on the suspension or revocation of a license for violation of this chapter or any applicable rules promulgated under it.
563.04 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
563.04 (3) Promulgate rules under ch. 227 relating to the issuance, renewal, amendment, suspension, and revocation of bingo and raffle licenses and the conduct of bingo under this chapter.
563.04 (11) of the statutes is repealed.
563.04 (14) of the statutes is repealed.
563.05 (title) of the statutes is repealed and recreated to read:
563.05 (title) Departmental duties; powers; prohibitions.
563.05 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
563.05 (2) The department may promulgate rules requiring holders of licenses issued under this chapter subch. III to post a notice in a conspicuous place where a bingo occasion or raffle drawing is being conducted describing the procedures for filing a complaint against the holder.
563.05 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
563.05 (3) The department may promulgate rules specifying the number of business days within which the department must review and make a determination on an application for a permit, as defined in s. 227.116 (1g), license that is issued under this chapter subch. III.
563.05 (4) of the statutes is amended to read:
563.05 (4) The department may promulgate rules defining relating to bingo that establish procedures to be used by the department for receiving, filing, and investigating complaints, for commencing disciplinary proceedings, and for conducting hearings under this chapter.
563.05 (4m) of the statutes is created to read:
563.05 (4m) Notwithstanding s. 227.11, the department may not promulgate or enforce any rule that interprets the provisions under subch. VIII or any other provisions under this chapter that relate to raffles.
563.10 of the statutes is amended to read:
563.10 Rules governing commingling of receipts restricted prohibited
. Notwithstanding ss. 227.11 (2), 227.24 (1) (a) and 563.04 (3), the The department may not promulgate any emergency rule relating to the commingling of bingo and raffle receipts unless it can clearly establish that commingling will occur without such rule and that the rule will effectively prevent commingling. The department shall set forth any such finding in its proposed rule. If upon review under s. 227.40, the court finds that the finding of fact upon which any emergency rule relating to such commingling is based is unsupported by clear and convincing evidence, the rule is invalid.
563.905 (title) of the statutes is repealed.
563.905 (intro.) of the statutes is repealed.
563.905 (1) of the statutes is renumbered 563.907 (2) and amended to read:
563.907 (2) "Local organization" means an organization Local organizations that may conduct raffles include only those organizations whose activities are limited to this state, to a specific geographical area within this state, or to a specific geographical area that is partly within this state and partly within another state.
563.905 (2) of the statutes is renumbered 563.907 (3), and 563.907 (3) (intro.), as renumbered, is amended to read:
563.907 (3) (intro.) "Service organization" includes Service organizations that may conduct raffles include all of the following:
563.907 of the statutes is renumbered 563.907 (1).
563.908 (intro.) of the statutes is renumbered 563.908 and amended to read:
563.908 Types of
Requirements of raffles allowed. A raffle may not be conducted in this state unless it is one of the following types: any winner in the raffle is determined by a drawing with all tickets or calendars having an equal opportunity to win.
563.908 (1) of the statutes is repealed.
563.908 (2) of the statutes is repealed.
563.909 of the statutes is repealed.
563.91 of the statutes is amended to read:
563.91 Limit. No qualified organization under s. 563.907 may conduct more than 200 365 raffles or more than one calendar raffle during a year. A raffle for which one or more drawings are held on one day at one location is one raffle for purposes of this section.
563.92 (1m) of the statutes is repealed and recreated to read:
563.92 (1m) (a) The department may issue a Class A license or a Class B license to any qualified organization that applies.
(b) Under a Class A license, an organization may do all of the following:
1. Conduct single-container raffles, a calendar raffle, or plastic or rubber duck races if the raffles or races are authorized under s. 563.908.
2. Sell some or all tickets on days other than the same day as the drawing.
3. Sell equal shares of a single ticket to one or more purchasers.
(c) Under a Class B license, an organization may do all of the following:
1. Conduct multiple-container raffles or plastic or rubber duck races if the raffles or races are authorized under s. 563.908.
2. Sell tickets in either of the following ways:
a. On the same day as the drawing.
b. On more than one day if the organization distributes tickets to purchasers only at the event at which the drawing will take place.
563.92 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
563.92 (2) The fee for a raffle license shall be $25 and shall be remitted with the application. A raffle license shall be valid for 12 months and may be renewed as provided in s. 563.98 (1g). The department shall issue the license within 30 business days after the filing of an a complete application if the applicant qualifies under s. 563.907 and has not exceeded the limits of s. 563.91. The department shall notify the applicant within 15 days after it is filed if the raffle license application is incomplete or the application shall be considered complete. A complete license application that is not denied within 30 days after its filing shall be considered approved. All moneys received by the department under this subsection shall be credited to the appropriation account under s. 20.505 (8) (j).
563.92 (4) of the statutes is amended to read:
563.92 (4) Proceedings to
The department may conduct proceedings to suspend or revoke a
an organization's license to conduct raffles shall be initiated by the department pursuant to the rules promulgated under s. 563.05 (4) for failing to comply with the requirements of this subchapter.
563.925 of the statutes is created to read:
563.925 Liability. (1) With respect to a raffle conducted under a Class A license, the department shall not be held responsible or liable in any dispute regarding the ownership or sale of a share of a ticket under s. 563.93 (3i).
(2) The department and the organization conducting a raffle under a Class B license shall not be held responsible or liable in any dispute regarding the ownership of a ticket if the purchaser of the ticket gives the ticket to another person to claim a prize on behalf of the purchaser under s. 563.935 (6) (c).
563.93 (1) of the statutes is renumbered 563.93 (1m), and 563.93 (1m) (intro.) and (f), as renumbered, are amended to read:
563.93 (1m) (intro.) All raffle tickets and all calendars shall be identical in form and include:
(f) A list of each prize to be awarded which
that has a retail fair market value of
$500 $1,000 or more.
563.93 (1s) of the statutes is renumbered 563.93 (2g) (e) and amended to read:
563.93 (2g) (e) Each raffle ticket and each calendar sold by an organization shall include a separate Print an identification number, printed on both the purchaser's and the organization's portion of the ticket or calendar,
. The tickets or calendars shall be numbered consecutively in relation to the other tickets or calendars for the same drawing.
563.93 (2) of the statutes is repealed.
563.93 (2g) (intro.), (a), (b), (g) and (h) of the statutes are created to read:
563.93 (2g) (intro.) An organization that conducts a raffle under a Class A raffle license shall do all of the following:
(a) Prominently display, at each place where tickets may be purchased, a notice describing any state or federal law that imposes an age restriction on who may possess a prize that will be awarded in the raffle.
(b) Make a good faith effort to award all of the prizes offered for a raffle. If the organization is unable to award a prize, it may hold the prize and use it for future fund-raising purposes.
(g) In raffles that involve drawings, as defined in s. 563.03 (5r) (a), place the organization's portion of the ticket or calendar in the drawing container prior to the time of the drawing.
(h) Retain the organization's portion of each ticket or calendar sold for one year after the date on which the drawing is held and provide any of these portions to the department upon request.
563.93 (2m) of the statutes is repealed.
563.93 (2r) of the statutes is created to read:
563.93 (2r) An organization that conducts a calendar raffle shall do all of the following:
(a) Print identical drawing dates and identical prize amounts for each drawing on every calendar sold.
(b) After holding a drawing, replace the winning tickets into the container to allow the purchasers the chance to win again in subsequent drawings.
563.93 (3) of the statutes is renumbered 563.93 (1e) and amended to read:
563.93 (1e) No person may sell a raffle ticket or calendar unless authorized by an organization with a Class A license.
563.93 (3e) of the statutes is created to read:
563.93 (3e) An organization that conducts a raffle under a Class A raffle license may not do any of the following:
(a) Permit another organization or individual to use its license to conduct a raffle.
(b) Resell a ticket or calendar.
563.93 (3i) of the statutes is created to read: