MULLIGAN-TENHOUSE-COULSON-PARKE-MATHIAS AND FRANKS.
CONSUMER FRAUD-GAMBLING ADS
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act.
Provides that it is unlawful to advertise or solicit patrons to a
gambling establishment without including a statement regarding
obtaining assistance with gambling problems and including a toll-free
"800" telephone number providing crisis counseling and referral
services to problem gamblers. Provides that a person who violates this
provision shall be subject to a civil penalty of $1 per piece of
advertising or $1,000, whichever is greater, but not to exceed
$50,000. Provides that the Department of Human Services may bring an
action against a person who violates this provision.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 01-01-09
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 0
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