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Rule 109:1-2-02 | License fees for charitable instant bingo at a bingo session.

 

(A) Where a charitable organization that was not licensed in the preceding year submits an application for a license to conduct instant bingo as defined in division (AA) of section 2915.01 of the Revised Code at a bingo session, the license fee for the conduct of instant bingo at a bingo session shall be:

(1) Fifty dollars if submitting an application for five or fewer days in a calendar year;

(2) Two hundred dollars if submitting an application for more than five days but no more than four weeks in a calendar year;

(3) Four hundred fifty dollars if submitting an application for more than four weeks but fewer than twenty-six weeks in a calendar year;

(4) Five hundred dollars if submitting an application for twenty-six or more weeks in a calendar year.

(B) Where a charitable organization that was licensed in the preceding year submits an application for a license to conduct instant bingo as defined in division (AA) of section 2915.01 of the Revised Code at a bingo session during twenty-six or more weeks in a calendar year, the license fee for the conduct of instant bingo at a bingo session shall be based upon the gross profits received by the charitable organization from the operation of instant bingo at a bingo session, during the one-year period ending on the thirty-first day of October of the year immediately preceding the year for which the license is sought, and that is one of the following:

(1) Five hundred dollars, if the total is fifty thousand dollars or less;

(2) One thousand two hundred fifty dollars plus one-fourth per cent of the gross profit, if the total is more than fifty thousand dollars but less than two hundred fifty thousand one dollars;

(3) Two thousand two hundred fifty dollars plus one-half per cent of the gross profit, if the total is more than two hundred fifty thousand dollars but less than five hundred thousand one dollars;

(4) Three thousand five hundred dollars plus one per cent of the gross profit, if the total is more than five hundred thousand dollars but less than one million one dollars;

(5) Five thousand dollars plus one per cent of the gross profit, if the total is one million one dollars or more.

(C) Where a charitable organization that was licensed in the previous year submits an application to conduct instant bingo as defined in division (AA) of section 2915.01 of the Revised Code at a bingo session during more than four weeks but fewer than twenty-six weeks in a calendar year, the license fee shall be paid at ninety per cent of the schedule set forth in paragraph (B) of this rule.

(D) Where a charitable organization submits an application to conduct instant bingo as defined in division (AA) of section 2915.01 of the Revised Code at a bingo session during more than five days but no more than four weeks in a calendar year, and the gross profits received by the charitable organization from the operation of instant bingo at a bingo session, during the one year period ending on the thirty-first day of October for the year immediately preceding the year for which the license is sought, is fifty thousand dollars or less, the license fee shall be two hundred dollars.

(E) Where a charitable organization submits an application to conduct instant bingo as defined in division (AA) of section 2915.01 of the Revised Code at a bingo session during five or fewer days in a calendar year and the gross profits received by the charitable organization from the operation of instant bingo at a bingo session during the one year period ending on the thirty-first day of October for the year immediately preceding the year for which the license is sought is fifty thousand dollars or less, the license fee shall be fifty dollars.

(F) Where a charitable organization that has been issued a license pursuant to paragraphs (D) and (E) of this rule but that cannot conduct instant bingo at the location, or on the day of the week or at the time, specified on the license due to circumstances that make it impractical to do so, or that desires to conduct instant bingo other than at a bingo session at additional locations not identified on the license, may apply in writing at least thirty days prior to a change in or addition of a location, day of the week, or time, and request an amended license. As applicable, the application shall describe the causes making it impractical for the organization to conduct bingo or instant bingo in conformity with its license and shall indicate the location, days of the week, and times on each of those days when it desires to conduct bingo or instant bingo and, as applicable, shall indicate the additional locations at which it desires to conduct instant bingo other than at a bingo session. Except as otherwise provided in section 2915.08 of the Revised Code, the attorney general shall issue the amended license in accordance with division (E) of section 2915.08 of the Revised Code, and the organization shall surrender its original license to the attorney general. The attorney general may refuse to grant an amended license according to the terms of division (B) of section 2915.08 of the Revised Code. There shall be no application fee for amendments requested pursuant to this rule.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 2915.08(G), 2015.08(H)
Amplifies: 2915.08(A)(1)
Five Year Review Date: 9/16/2024
Prior Effective Dates: 4/2/2003, 10/16/2003, 11/25/2003 (Emer.), 2/12/2004, 7/24/2014, 9/16/2019