109:1-3-01 Application for charitable bingo license.

(A) A charitable organization that desires to conduct bingo, instant bingo at a bingo session, or instant bingo other than at a bingo session shall apply for a license by submitting the information required by division (A)(2) of section 2915.08 of the Revised Code and a license fee as required by division (A)(1) of section 2915.08 of the Revised Code and Chapter 109:1-2 of the Administrative Code. A charitable organization may also be required to submit the following information:

(1) Information and records establishing the charitable organization's organizational status, qualification as a charitable organization, qualification as a particular type of charitable organization as listed in division (H) of section 2915.01 of the Revised Code, history of program services, tax exempt status, parent organizations, subsidiary organizations, associated organizations, good standing status with parent or associated organizations, board, and compliance with the registration and reporting requirements of sections 1716.02 , 1716.03 , 1716.04 , 109.26 and 109.31 of the Revised Code;

(2) Information and records relating to the charitable organization's present, former and anticipated locations, rental arrangements, real property, related organizations, other organizations sharing or utilizing property, and lessors;

(3) Information and records related to the charitable organization's proposed bingo or instant bingo game;

(4) Information and records relating to the charitable organization's past or present licenses, application rejections, license denials, license revocations, license suspensions, settlements with governmental entities, related fines, and citations from any law enforcement agency for gambling violations;

(5) Information and records related to the charitable organization's trustees, officers, directors, employees, agents, volunteers, bingo operators, anticipated bingo operators, concession workers, anticipated concession workers, and other associated persons of the charitable organization including felonies and gambling offenses committed by such persons and other bingo games at which such persons volunteered;

(6) Information and records related to the charitable organization's present and anticipated use of bingo and instant bingo proceeds and the charitable programming that will be benefitted by those bingo and instant bingo proceeds;

(7) Information and records related to the charitable organization's present and anticipated concessions and security at the bingo or instant bingo game;

(8) Information and records related to the charitable organization's income, expenses, assets, accounting and bookkeeping personnel, and location of financial records;

(9) Information and records related to the charitable organization's present and anticipated use of bingo supplies and equipment; and

(10) Any other information or records required to be submitted by the attorney general.

(B) The principal person who has overall responsibility of the charitable organization's activities must review and attest under oath to the accuracy of all information submitted pursuant to this rule.

(C) Where required, the information shall be submitted through the attorney general's website located at:www.ohioattorneygeneral.gov/services/non-profits/services-for-bingo/bingo-license

Replaces: 109:1-3-01

Effective: 05/18/2012
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 05/18/2017
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 2915.08(A)(2)(g)
Rule Amplifies: 2915.08
Prior Effective Dates: 12/16/1988, 12/18/1989, 8/31/01, 11/17/03(Emer), 12/18/2003