563.03(12e)(a) (a) Any purpose for which the organization is organized.
563.03(12e)(b) (b) The advancement, improvement or benefit of the organization, if the amount of the expenditure does not exceed the fair market value of the advancement, improvement or benefit.
563.03(12r) (12r) "Raffle " means a game of chance for which tickets or calendars are sold and one or more drawings for prizes are held.
Effective date note NOTE: Sub. (12r) is shown as amended eff. 7-1-15 by 2015 Wis. Act 6. Prior to 7-1-15 it reads:
Effective date text (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.
563.03(13) (13) "Regular bingo card" means a nondisposable card issued to a person upon payment of the admission fee which affords a person the opportunity to participate in all regular games played at a bingo occasion.
563.03(14) (14) "Regular bingo game" means a bingo game in which a person, upon payment of an admission, is issued a regular bingo card and may purchase or rent extra regular cards.
563.03(14t) (14t) "Senior citizen community center" means a public place in which recreational or social activities are made available primarily to individuals who are 55 years of age or older.
563.03(14w) (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.
Effective date note NOTE: Sub. (14w) is created eff. 7-1-15 by 2015 Wis. Act 6.
563.03(15) (15) "Special bingo card" means a disposable, specially marked bingo card which affords a person the opportunity to participate in a special bingo game to be played at a bingo occasion.
563.03(16) (16) "Special bingo game" means any bingo game which is not a regular bingo game and which is played with special bingo cards.
563.03(17) (17) "Ticket" means an instrument that entitles the purchaser to one entry in a raffle other than a calendar raffle.
Effective date note NOTE: Sub. (17) is created eff. 7-1-15 by 2015 Wis. Act 6.
subch. II of ch. 563 SUBCHAPTER II
DUTIES AND POWERS
563.04 563.04 General duties of the department. The department shall:
563.04(2) (2) Conduct hearings on the suspension or revocation of a license for violation of this chapter or any applicable rules promulgated under it.
Effective date note NOTE: Sub. (2) is shown as amended eff. 7-1-15 by 2015 Wis. Act 6. Prior to 7-1-15 it reads:
Effective date text (2) Conduct hearings on the suspension or revocation of a license for violation of this chapter or any rules promulgated under it.
563.04(3) (3) Promulgate rules under ch. 227 relating to the issuance, renewal, amendment, suspension, and revocation of bingo licenses and the conduct of bingo under this chapter.
Effective date note NOTE: Sub. (3) is shown as amended eff. 7-1-15 by 2015 Wis. Act 6. Prior to 7-1-15 it reads:
Effective date text (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(4) (4) Approve and establish a standard set of bingo cards comprising a consecutively numbered series and prescribe by rule the manner in which such cards are to be reproduced and distributed to a licensed organization.
563.04(5) (5) Prescribe appropriate forms necessary to carry out this chapter.
563.04(6) (6) Issue, renew and amend licenses:
563.04(6)(a) (a) To organizations to conduct bingo.
563.04(6)(b) (b) To a member designated by the organization who is responsible for the gross receipts.
563.04(7) (7) Issue and renew licenses to suppliers of bingo supplies and equipment.
563.04(8) (8) Have power to temporarily suspend any license.
563.04(10) (10) Refer for investigation potential or actual violations of this chapter and rules promulgated under it to the district attorney of the county in which a bingo occasion will be or was held.
563.04(11) (11) Make a continuous study of the operation of this chapter to ascertain if there are defects herein which jeopardize or threaten to jeopardize the purpose of this chapter; and make a continuous study of the operation and administration of similar laws which may be in effect in other states.
Effective date note NOTE: Sub. (11) is repealed eff. 7-1-15 by 2015 Wis. Act 6.
563.04(13) (13) Establish the style, content and format of all licenses issued under this chapter.
563.04(14) (14) Promulgate rules relating to the sale of equal shares of single raffle tickets to one or more purchasers under a Class A raffle license under s. 563.92 (1m).
Effective date note NOTE: Sub. (14) is repealed eff. 7-1-15 by 2015 Wis. Act 6.
563.04 History History: 1973 c. 156; 1979 c. 34 ss. 1000, 2100 (45) (a); 1989 a. 31, 147; 1991 a. 39; 1991 a. 269 ss. 780d to 781p; Stats. 1991 s. 563.04; 1995 a. 27 s. 9123 (6pp); 1997 a. 27; 2001 a. 16; 2015 a. 6.
563.04 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also chs. Game 3, 41, 42, 43, and 44, Wis. adm. code.
563.05 563.05 Departmental duties; powers; prohibitions.
563.05(2)(2) The department may promulgate rules requiring holders of licenses issued under subch. III to post a notice in a conspicuous place where a bingo occasion is being conducted describing the procedures for filing a complaint against the holder.
Effective date note NOTE: 563.05 (title) and sub. (2) are shown as amended eff. 7-1-15 by 2015 Wis. Act 6. Prior to 7-1-15 they reads:
Effective date text 563.05 Powers and duties of department. (2) The department may promulgate rules requiring holders of licenses issued under this chapter 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) (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 license that is issued under subch. III.
Effective date note NOTE: Sub. (3) is shown as amended eff. 7-1-15 by 2015 Wis. Act 6. Prior to 7-1-15 it reads:
Effective date text (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), that is issued under this chapter.
563.05(4) (4) The department may promulgate rules 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.
Effective date note NOTE: Sub. (4) is shown as amended eff. 7-1-15 by 2015 Wis. Act 6. Prior to 7-1-15 it reads:
Effective date text (4) The department may promulgate rules defining 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) (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.
Effective date note NOTE: Sub. (4m) is created eff. 7-1-15 by 2015 Wis. Act 6.
563.05(5) (5) No employee in the division of gaming who performs any duty related to bingo or raffles or the secretary, deputy secretary, or assistant deputy secretary of administration and no member of such a person's immediate family, as defined in s. 19.42 (7), may, while that person is employed or serves in such a capacity or for 2 years following the termination of his or her employment with the department after having served in such a capacity, do any of the following:
563.05(5)(a) (a) Have any direct or indirect interest in any person who is licensed or required to be licensed under this chapter.
563.05(5)(b) (b) Accept or agree to accept money or any thing of value from any person who is licensed or required to be licensed under this chapter.
563.05 History History: 1991 a. 269 ss. 782ad, 782ah, 1110b, 1110d; Stats. 1991 s. 563.05; 1995 a. 27 ss. 6976, 9123 (6pp); 1997 a. 27; 1999 a. 5; 2011 a. 32; 2013 a. 20, 273; 2015 a. 6.
563.051 563.051 Bingo and raffle security. The department may do any of the following:
563.051(1) (1) Provide all of the security services for the bingo and raffle operations under this chapter.
563.051(2) (2) Monitor the regulatory compliance of bingo and raffle operations under this chapter.
563.051(3) (3) Audit the bingo and raffle operations under this chapter.
563.051(4) (4) Investigate suspected violations of this chapter.
563.051(5) (5) Report suspected gaming-related criminal activity to the division of criminal investigation in the department of justice for investigation by that division.
563.051(6) (6) If the division of criminal investigation in the department of justice chooses not to investigate a report under sub. (5), coordinate an investigation of the suspected criminal activity with local law enforcement officials and district attorneys.
563.051 History History: 1997 a. 27.
563.055 563.055 Cancellation of license; reinstatement.
563.055(1) (1) If the holder of a license issued under this chapter pays a fee required under s. 563.13 (4), 563.22 (2) or 563.92 (2) by check and the check is not paid by the bank upon which the check is drawn, the department may cancel the license on or after the 60th day after the department receives the notice from the bank, subject to sub. (2).
563.055(2) (2) At least 20 days before canceling a license, the department shall mail a notice to the holder that informs the holder that the check was not paid by the bank and that the holder's license may be canceled on the date determined under sub. (1) unless the holder does all of the following before that date:
563.055(2)(a) (a) Pays the fee for which the unpaid check was issued.
563.055(2)(b) (b) Pays the charge for an unpaid draft established by the depository selection board under s. 20.905 (2).
563.055(3) (3) Nothing in sub. (1) or (2) prohibits the department from extending the date for cancellation to allow the holder additional time to comply with sub. (2) (a) and (b).
563.055(4) (4) A cancellation of a license under this section completely terminates the license and all rights, privileges and authority previously conferred by the license.
563.055(5) (5) The department may reinstate a license that has been canceled under this section only if the previous holder complies with sub. (2) (a) and (b) and pays a $30 reinstatement fee.
563.055(6) (6) All moneys received under this section shall be credited to the appropriation account under s. 20.505 (8) (jm).
563.055 History History: 1989 a. 31; 1991 a. 269 s. 782ap; Stats. 1991 s. 563.055; 1995 a. 27 ss. 6976c, 9123 (6pp); 1997 a. 27; 1999 a. 5.
563.10 563.10 Rules governing commingling of receipts prohibited. The department may not promulgate any rule relating to the commingling of bingo and raffle receipts.
Effective date note NOTE: This section is shown as amended eff. 7-1-15 by 2015 Wis. Act 6. Prior to 7-1-15 it reads:
Effective date text 563.10Rules governing commingling of receipts restricted. Notwithstanding ss. 227.11 (2), 227.24 (1) (a) and 563.04 (3), 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.
563.10 History History: 1979 c. 41; 1985 a. 182 ss. 55 (4), 57; 1991 a. 269 s. 782at; Stats. 1991 s. 563.10; 1995 a. 27 s. 9123 (6pp); 1997 a. 27; 2015 a. 6.
subch. III of ch. 563 SUBCHAPTER III
LICENSING
563.11 563.11 License to conduct bingo.
563.11(1) (1) Any bona fide religious, charitable, service, fraternal or veterans organization or any organization, other than the state or any political subdivision of the state, to which contributions are deductible for federal income tax purposes or state income or franchise tax purposes, may apply to the department for a license to conduct bingo. In this subsection, "service organization" includes all of the following:
563.11(1)(b) (b) A community-based residential facility.
563.11(1)(c) (c) A senior citizen community center.
563.11(1)(d) (d) An adult family home.
563.11(2) (2)
563.11(2)(a)(a) Prior to applying for a license, an organization listed under sub. (1) shall:
563.11(2)(a)1. 1. Be incorporated in this state as a nonprofit corporation or organized in this state as a religious or nonprofit organization.
563.11(2)(a)2. 2. Have at least 15 members in good standing.
563.11(2)(a)3. 3. Conduct activities within this state in addition to the conduct of bingo.
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2013-14 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2015 Wis. Act 20 and all Supreme Court Orders entered before May 22, 2015. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after May 22, 2015 are designated by NOTES. (Published 5-22-15)