2016 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 12 - Professions and Occupations
Article 9 - Bingo and Raffles Law
Part 1 - General Provisions
§ 12-9-105. Application for bingo-raffle license

CO Rev Stat ยง 12-9-105 (2016) What's This?

(1) Each applicant for a bingo-raffle license to be issued under the provisions of this section shall file with the licensing authority a written application in the form prescribed by the licensing authority, duly executed and verified, and in which shall be stated:

(a) The name and address of the applicant;

(b) Sufficient facts relating to its incorporation and organization to enable the licensing authority to determine whether or not it is a bona fide chartered branch, lodge, or chapter of a national or state organization or a bona fide religious, charitable, labor, fraternal, educational, voluntary firefighters', or veterans' organization that operates without profit to its members, has been in existence continuously for a period of five years immediately prior to the making of said application for such license, and has had during the entire five-year period dues-paying members engaged in carrying out the objectives of said applicant;

(c) The names and addresses of its officers;

(d) The specific kind of games of chance intended to be held, operated, and conducted by the applicant;

(e) (I) The place where such games of chance are intended to be held, operated, and conducted by the applicant under the license applied for; or

(II) In the case of the application of an exempt organization, the place or places where drawings are intended to be held, operated, and conducted by the organization under the license applied for;

(f) A statement that no commission, salary, compensation, reward, or recompense will be paid to any person for holding, operating, or conducting such games of chance or for assisting therein except as otherwise provided in this article;

(g) Such other information deemed advisable by the licensing authority to insure that the applicant falls within the restrictions set forth by the state constitution.

(2) (a) In each application there shall be designated active members of the applicant organization under whom the games of chance described in the application are to be held, operated, and conducted, and to the application shall be appended a statement executed by the applicant and by the members so designated that they will be responsible for the holding, operation, and conduct of such games of chance in accordance with the terms of the license and the provisions of this article.

(b) Each designated games manager shall have been an active member of the applicant for at least the six months immediately preceding his or her designation and shall be certified by the licensing authority pursuant to section 12-9-105.1 before assuming games management duties.

(3) In the event any premises are to be leased or rented in connection with the holding, operating, or conducting of any game of chance under this article, a written statement shall accompany the application signed and verified by the applicant, which shall state the address of the leased or rented premises and the amount of rent that will be paid for said premises and which shall certify that the premises are to be rented from a landlord licensee.

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