D.C. Act 23-47. Sports Wagering Lottery Clarification Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2019.

D.C. Act 23-47. Sports Wagering Lottery Clarification Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2019.

AN ACT

To amend, on an emergency basis, due to congressional review, the Sports Wagering Lottery Amendment Act of 2018 and Title III of the Law to Legalize Lotteries, Daily Numbers Games, and Bingo and Raffles for Charitable Purposes in the District of Columbia to clarify a waiver procedure and the amount of a Class A and Class B license application fee.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "Sports Wagering Lottery Clarification Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2019".

Sec. 2. Section 2(e) of the Sports Wagering Lottery Amendment Act of 2018, enacted on January 23, 2019 (D.C. Act 22-594; 66 DCR 1402), adding a new Title III to the Law to Legalize Lotteries, Daily Numbers Games, and Bingo and Raffles for Charitable Purposes in the District of Columbia, effective March 10, 1981 (D.C. Law 3-172; D.C. Official Code § 3-1301 passim), is amended as follows:

Note § 36-621.05

(a) The new section 305(g)(3) is amended to read as follows:

"(3) Obtains a waiver from DSLBD of the contracting or joint venture requirements of the CBE act; provided, that if DSLBD neither approves nor denies the request for waiver within 30 days of the submission of the request, the waiver shall be deemed approved as a matter of law.".

Note § 36-621.06

(b) The new section 306 is amended as follows:

(1) Subsection (b)(3)(A) is amended by striking the figure "$250,000" and inserting the figure "$500,000" in its place.

(2) Subsection (c)(4)(A) is amended by striking the figure "$50,000" and inserting the figure "$100,000" in its place.

Sec. 3. Title III of the Law to Legalize Lotteries, Daily Numbers Games, and Bingo and Raffles for Charitable Purposes in the District of Columbia, effective January 30, 2019 (D.C. Act 22-630; 66 DCR 1745), is amended as follows:

(a) Section 305(g)(3) is amended to read as follows:

"(3) Obtains a waiver from DSLBD of the contracting or joint venture requirements of the CBE act; provided, that if DSLBD neither approves nor denies the request for waiver within 30 days of the submission of the request, the waiver shall be deemed approved as a matter of law.".

(b) Section 306 is amended as follows:

(1) Subsection (b)(3)(A) is amended by striking the figure "$250,000" and inserting the figure "$500,000" in its place.

(2) Subsection (c)(4)(A) is amended by striking the figure "$50,000" and inserting the figure "$100,000" in its place.

Sec. 4. Fiscal impact statement.

The Council adopts the fiscal impact statement of the Budget Director as the fiscal impact statement required by section 4a of the General Legislative Procedures Act of 1975, approved October 16, 2006 (120 Stat. 2038; D.C. Official Code § 1-301.47a).

Sec. 5. Effective date.

This act shall take effect following approval by the Mayor (or in the event of veto by the Mayor, action by the Council to override the veto), and shall remain in effect for no longer than 90 days, as provided for emergency acts of the Council of the District of Columbia in section 412(a) of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, approved December 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 788; D.C. Official Code § 1-204.12(a)).