HOUSE BILL 309
56th legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - first session, 2023
Joshua N. Hernandez and Meredith A. Dixon
RELATING TO GAMING CONTROL; INCREASING THE MAXIMUM AWARD OF A GAMING MACHINE ON THE PREMISES OF A NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION GAMING OPERATOR LICENSEE.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO:
SECTION 1. Section 60-2E-28 NMSA 1978 (being Laws 1997, Chapter 190, Section 30, as amended) is amended to read:
"60-2E-28. GAMING OPERATOR LICENSEES--SPECIAL CONDITIONS FOR NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS--NUMBER OF GAMING MACHINES--DAYS AND HOURS OF OPERATIONS.--
A. A nonprofit organization may be issued a gaming operator's license to operate licensed gaming machines on its premises to be played only by active and auxiliary members.
B. No more than fifteen gaming machines may be offered for play on the premises of a nonprofit organization gaming operator licensee.
C. [No] A gaming machine on the premises of a nonprofit organization gaming operator licensee may not award a prize that exceeds [four thousand dollars ($4,000)] ten thousand dollars ($10,000).
D. Gaming machines may be played on the premises of a nonprofit organization gaming operator licensee from 12:00 noon until 12:00 midnight every day."
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