Terms Used In Michigan Laws 432.119

  • 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
  • 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.
  • Charity game: means the random resale of a series of charity game tickets. See Michigan Laws 432.102
  • Person: means a natural person, firm, association, corporation, or other legal entity. See Michigan Laws 432.103
  (1) Except as provided in subsection (2), any other law providing a penalty or disability upon a person who conducts or participates in a bingo game, millionaire party, or charity game; who sells or possesses equipment used in conducting bingo or a millionaire party; who permits bingo, a millionaire party, or a charity game to be conducted on his or her premises; or who does other acts in connection with bingo, a millionaire party, or a charity game does not apply to that conduct if done pursuant to this act or rules promulgated under this act.
  (2) Subsection (1) does not limit in any way the application of the Michigan campaign finance act, Act No. 388 of the Public Acts of 1976, being sections 169.201 to 169.282 of the Michigan Compiled Laws, including but not limited to section 41 of Act No. 388 of the Public Acts of 1976, being section 169.241 of the Michigan Compiled Laws, to fundraising events conducted by or for the benefit of a committee that has filed or is required to file a statement of organization pursuant to Act No. 388 of the Public Acts of 1976.