TITLE 11
Criminal Offenses

CHAPTER 11-19
Gambling and Lotteries

SECTION 11-19-30


§ 11-19-30 Definitions.

The following definitions apply within this chapter:

(a) "Charitable organization" means any benevolent, educational, philanthropic, humane, patriotic, social service, civic, fraternal, police, labor, religious, eleemosynary person, and/or persons holding themselves out to be a charitable organization.

(b) "Charitable purpose" means any benevolent, educational, humane, patriotic, social service, civic, fraternal, police, labor, religious, or eleemosynary purpose, provided that no part of the net earnings inures to the benefit of any private shareholder or individual.

(c) "Department" means the division of state police unless otherwise described.

(d) "Director" means the superintendent of state police or the director's designee.

(e) "Permitted game of chance" means the game commonly known as "Bingo" or "Beano" or substantially the same game under any other name, or a raffle or lottery or that lottery commonly known as a "twenty (20) week club".

History of Section.
(P.L. 1983, ch. 188, § 2; P.L. 1993, ch. 84, § 1.)