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AB-1966 Gambling license: period to file application.(2017-2018)

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Date Published: 01/31/2018 09:00 PM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2017–2018 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill No. 1966


Introduced by Assembly Member Aguiar-Curry

January 31, 2018


An act to amend Section 19855 of the Business and Professions Code, relating to gambling.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 1966, as introduced, Aguiar-Curry. Gambling license: period to file application.
Existing law, the Gambling Control Act, provides for the licensure and regulation of various legalized gambling activities and establishments by the California Gambling Control Commission and the investigation and enforcement of those activities and establishments by the Department of Justice. Existing law requires a person who is required to hold a state license to obtain the license before engaging in the activity or occupying the position with respect to which the license is required, except as specified. Existing law also requires every person who, by order of the commission, is required to apply for a gambling license or a finding of suitability to file an application within 45 calendar days after receipt of the order. Except as otherwise specified, a willful violation of the Gambling Control Act is punishable as a misdemeanor.
This bill would require the application described above to be filed within 90 calendar days after receipt of an order of the commission.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 19855 of the Business and Professions Code is amended to read:

19855.
 Except as otherwise provided by statute or regulation, every a person who, by statute or regulation, is required to hold a state license shall obtain the license prior to before engaging in the activity or occupying the position with respect to which the license is required. Every A person who, by order of the commission, is required to apply for a gambling license or a finding of suitability shall file the application within 45 90 calendar days after receipt of the order.