Alaska Statutes.
Title 5. Amusements and Sports
Chapter 15. Games of Chance and Contests of Skill
Section 640. Restrictions On Use of Broadcasting.
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AS 05.15.640. Restrictions On Use of Broadcasting.

(a) A person may not use broadcasting to promote or conduct a charitable gaming activity under this chapter except that a person may use broadcasting to promote a fish derby or a type of classic or sweepstakes defined in AS 05.15.690 . In this subsection, "broadcasting" includes television and radio transmission by 2,500 megahertz, microwave video and audio programming, slow-scan television programming, and programming via satellite, cable, teletype, or facsimile transmission and distribution methods.

(b) Notwithstanding (a) of this section, the department may authorize a noncommercial broadcasting station or network of stations to broadcast the conducting of an activity under this chapter on the station or network under a permit held by the station or network. The department may not authorize a station to broadcast the conducting of an activity for more than 12 hours in a calendar year. In this subsection, "noncommercial broadcasting station" means a radio or television station that is licensed by the Federal Communications Commission to a governmental entity or to an entity that is exempt from federal taxation under 26 U.S.C. 501(c)(3) (Internal Revenue Code).


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