2021 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 60 - Business Licenses
Article 2F - New Mexico Bingo and Raffle
Section 60-2F-19 - Quarterly reports required; accounting requirements.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 60-2F-19 (2021)

A. On or before April 25, July 25, October 25 and January 25, the game accountant shall file with the board, upon forms prescribed by the board, a duly verified statement covering the preceding calendar quarter showing the amount of the gross receipts derived during that period from games of chance, the total amount of prizes paid, the name and address of each person to whom has been paid six hundred dollars ($600) or more and the purpose of the expenditure, the gross receipts derived from each game of chance and the uses to which the net proceeds have been or are to be applied. It is the duty of each bingo licensee to maintain and keep the books and records necessary to substantiate the particulars of each report.

B. If a bingo licensee fails to file reports within the time required or if the reports are not properly verified or not fully, accurately and truthfully completed, the licensee is subject to disciplinary action, including a suspension, until the default has been corrected.

C. All money collected or received from the sale of admission, extra regular cards, special game cards, sale of supplies and all other receipts from the games of chance shall be deposited in a bingo and raffle operating account of the bingo licensee that shall contain only such money. All expenses for the game shall be withdrawn from the account by consecutively numbered checks duly signed by specified officers of the licensee and payable to a specific person or organization. There shall be written on the check the nature of the expense for which the check is drawn.

D. No check shall be drawn to "cash" or a fictitious payee.

E. No portion of any contribution to lawful purposes, after it has been given over to another organization, shall be returned to the donor organization.

History: Laws 2009, ch. 81, § 19.

ANNOTATIONS

Effective dates. — Laws 2009, ch. 81, § 31 made the act effective July 1, 2009.

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