2017 Massachusetts General Laws
PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
TITLE XXII CORPORATIONS
Chapter 167D DEPOSITS AND ACCOUNTS
Section 3A Savings promotion raffles

Universal Citation: MA Gen L ch 167D § 3A (2017)

[ Text of section added by 2016, 294, Sec. 1 effective January 12, 2017.]

  Section 3A. (a) For the purposes of this section, the term "savings promotion raffle'' shall mean a contest in which the sole consideration required for a chance of winning designated prizes is obtained by the deposit of a specified amount of money in a savings account or other savings program where each ticket or entry has an equal chance of being drawn and where the contest is subject to regulations that may be promulgated by the appropriate federal regulatory agency, as defined by 12 U.S.C. 5481.

  (b) A bank may receive deposits in conjunction with a savings promotion raffle pursuant to the federal American Savings Promotion Act, Public Law 113-251. A savings promotion raffle conducted pursuant to this section shall not be a violation of section 7 of chapter 271.

  (c) The commissioner shall promulgate regulations necessary to implement and administer this section.

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