Code of the District of Columbia

§ 36–601.26. License to supply bingo equipment and supplies.

(a) No person, firm, partnership, association, organization, or corporation licensed by the Office to conduct bingo shall purchase or receive bingo equipment and supplies, as defined by the rules and regulations of the Chief Financial Officer, except from a person, firm, partnership, association, organization, or corporation licensed by the Office to supply such equipment. Any person, firm, partnership, association, organization, or corporation intending to sell, supply, or distribute bingo equipment and supplies shall apply for a suppliers license on an application form prescribed by the Office. Such application shall include, but not be limited to: The name and address of the applicant; a designation of the type of business organization of the applicant and the date and place of its original establishment; the name and address of each officer, director, shareholder, partner, or other person with an ownership interest in the applicant business; a statement showing the gross receipts realized in the preceding year on the sale or distribution of bingo supplies and equipment to licensed organizations; the name and address of any supplier of bingo supplies and equipment to the applicant; the number of years the applicant has been in the business of supplying bingo supplies and equipment; and, if the applicant business is organized outside of the District, the name and address of a resident agent who is authorized to be served legal documents and receive notices, orders, and directives of the Chief Financial Officer.

(b) Any license issued pursuant to this section shall be issued as a General Sales endorsement to a basic business license under the basic business license system as set forth in subchapter I-A of Chapter 28 of Title 47.


(Mar. 10, 1981, D.C. Law 3-172, § 4, 27 DCR 4736; Apr. 20, 1999, D.C. Law 12-261, § 2003(e), 46 DCR 3142; Oct. 28, 2003, D.C. Law 15-38, § 3(d), 50 DCR 6913; Oct. 8, 2016, D.C. Law 21-160, § 7072(aa), 63 DCR 10775; May 3, 2019, D.C. Law 22-312, § 2(b), 66 DCR 1402.)

Prior Codifications

2001 Ed., § 3-1326

1981 Ed., § 2-2526.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 15-38, in subsec. (b), substituted “General Sales endorsement to a basic business license under the basic” for “Class B General Sales endorsement to a master business license under the master”.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 3(d) of Streamlining Regulation Emergency Act of 2003 (D.C. Act 15-145, August 11, 2003, 50 DCR 6896).