Terms Used In Michigan Laws 432.114

  • Bingo: means a game of chance commonly known as bingo in which prizes are awarded on the basis of designated numbers or symbols conforming to numbers or symbols selected at random. See Michigan Laws 432.102
  • Bureau: means the bureau of state lottery as created by section 5 of the McCauley-Traxler-Law-Bowman-McNeely lottery act, 1972 PA 239, MCL 432. See Michigan Laws 432.102
  • Charity: An agency, institution, or organization in existence and operating for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons and conducted for educational, religious, scientific, medical, or other beneficent purposes.
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of state lottery appointed under section 7 of the McCauley-Traxler-Law-Bowman-McNeely lottery act, 1972 PA 239, MCL 432. See Michigan Laws 432.102
  • Licensee: means a person or qualified organization licensed under this act. See Michigan Laws 432.103
  • Qualified organization: means , subject to subdivision (h), either of the following:
  (i) A bona fide religious, educational, service, senior citizens, fraternal, or veterans' organization that operates without profit to its members and that either has been in existence continuously as an organization for a period of 5 years or is exempt from taxation under section 501(c) of the internal revenue code of 1986, 26 USC 501. See Michigan Laws 432.103
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, shall be construed to extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories belonging to the United States; and the words "United States" shall be construed to include the district and territories. See Michigan Laws 8.3o
  •   (1) Each licensee shall keep a record of each event as required by the commissioner. The record and all financial accounts into which proceeds from events licensed under this act are deposited or transferred shall be open to inspection by a duly authorized representative of the bureau during reasonable business hours.
      (2) Each licensee shall file with the commissioner a financial statement signed by the principal officer of the qualified organization of receipts and expenses related to the conduct of each event as may be required by rule promulgated under this act. If the revenue from a bingo game, millionaire party, raffle, numeral game, or charity game is represented to be used or applied by a licensee for a charitable purpose, the licensee shall file a copy of the financial statement with the attorney general under the supervision of trustees for charitable purposes act, 1961 PA 101, MCL 14.251 to 14.266.
      (3) The location at which events licensed under this act are conducted or at which an applicant or licensee intends to conduct an event licensed under this act shall be open to inspection at all times by a duly authorized representative of the bureau or by the state police or a peace officer of a political subdivision of this state.