Alaska Statutes.
Title 5. Amusements and Sports
Chapter 15. Games of Chance and Contests of Skill
Section 150. Limitation On Use of Proceeds.
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AS 05.15.150. Limitation On Use of Proceeds.

(a) The authority to conduct the activity authorized by this chapter is contingent upon the dedication of the net proceeds of the charitable gaming activity to the awarding of prizes to contestants or participants and to political, educational, civic, public, charitable, patriotic, or religious uses in the state. "Political, educational, civic, public, charitable, patriotic, or religious uses" means uses benefiting persons either by bringing them under the influence of education or religion or relieving them from disease, suffering, or constraint, or by assisting them in establishing themselves in life, or by providing for the promotion of the welfare and well-being of the membership of the organization within their own community, or through aiding candidates for public office or groups that support candidates for public office, or by erecting or maintaining public buildings or works, or lessening the burden on government, but does not include

(1) the direct or indirect payment of any portion of the net proceeds of a bingo or pull-tab game to a lobbyist registered under AS 24.45;

(2) the erection, acquisition, improvement, maintenance, or repair of real, personal, or mixed property unless it is used exclusively for one or more of the permitted uses; or

(3) the direct or indirect payment of any portion of the net proceeds of a charitable gaming activity, except the proceeds of a raffle and lottery,

(A) to aid candidates for public office or groups that support or oppose candidates for public office;

(B) to a political party or to an organization affiliated with a political party; or

(C) to a group, as that term is defined in AS 15.13.400 , or a political group, as that term is defined in AS 15.60, that seeks to influence the outcome of an election.

(b) The net proceeds derived from the activity must be devoted within one year to one or more of the uses stated in (a) of this section. A municipality or qualified organization desiring to hold the net proceeds for a period longer than one year must apply to the department for special permission and upon good cause shown the department may grant the request.

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