Code of the District of Columbia

§ 36–601.25. Designation of individual responsible for proper utilization of receipts; financial responsibility bond; license fees.

Each person, firm, partnership, association, organization, or corporation conducting bingo and raffles shall designate an individual as responsible for the proper utilization of gross receipts in a manner not in violation of or contrary to the rules and regulations of the Chief Financial Officer and to insure that utilization of such gross receipts is in accordance with and sanctioned by such rules and regulations. A financial responsibility bond with sufficient sureties shall be given to the Office to insure the faithful discharge of the duties of the responsible member for the proper utilization of gross receipts and payment of all required fees and taxes. Said financial responsibility bond and said fees shall be determined by the Chief Financial Officer. Each person, firm, partnership, association, organization, or corporation shall pay to the Office a license fee for each occasion proposed for the conduct of bingo and raffles; an annual license fee for each person designated to conduct bingo and raffles on each proposed occasion; and an annual license fee for each member responsible for the proper utilization of gross receipts.


(Mar. 10, 1981, D.C. Law 3-172, § 4, 27 DCR 4736; Oct. 8, 2016, D.C. Law 21-160, § 7072(z), 63 DCR 10775; May 3, 2019, D.C. Law 22-312, § 2(b), 66 DCR 1402.)

Prior Codifications

2001 Ed., § 3-1325

1981 Ed., § 2-2525.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) amendment of applicability provision of D.C. Law 22-312, see § 7177 of Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2019 (D.C. Act 23-112, Sept. 4, 2019, 66 DCR 11964).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of applicability provision of D.C. Law 22-312, see § 7177 of Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2019 (D.C. Act 23-91, July 22, 2019, 66 DCR 8497).