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§ 12-106. Raffles [Amendment subject to contingency; amended version follows this section].
 

(a)  Charitable organization.-  

(1) Notwithstanding any other provision of this subtitle, Subtitle 2 of this title, or Title 13 of this article and except as otherwise provided in this subsection, a bona fide charitable organization in this State may conduct a raffle for the exclusive benefit of the charitable organization if the prize awarded is real property: 

(i) to which the charitable organization holds title; or 

(ii) for which the charitable organization has the ability to convey title. 

(2) A charitable organization may not conduct more than two raffles of real property in a calendar year. 

(3) The Secretary of State may adopt regulations governing a raffle of real property by a charitable organization under this subsection. 

(b)  Political committee or candidate for public office.-  

(1) Notwithstanding any other provision of this article and except as otherwise provided in this subsection, a political committee or candidate for public office may conduct a raffle if the prizes awarded are money or merchandise. 

(2) (i) The cost of a raffle ticket under this subsection may not exceed $5. 

(ii) An individual may not purchase more than $50 worth of tickets. 

(3) This subsection does not relieve a political committee or candidate from the reporting and record keeping requirements under the Election Law Article. 
 

[An. Code 1957, art. 27, §§ 236, 261D; 2002, ch. 26, § 2; ch. 213, § 7.] 

 

 

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Maryland > Criminal-law > Title-12 > Subtitle-1 > 12-106

§ 12-106. Raffles [Amendment subject to contingency; amended version follows this section].
 

(a)  Charitable organization.-  

(1) Notwithstanding any other provision of this subtitle, Subtitle 2 of this title, or Title 13 of this article and except as otherwise provided in this subsection, a bona fide charitable organization in this State may conduct a raffle for the exclusive benefit of the charitable organization if the prize awarded is real property: 

(i) to which the charitable organization holds title; or 

(ii) for which the charitable organization has the ability to convey title. 

(2) A charitable organization may not conduct more than two raffles of real property in a calendar year. 

(3) The Secretary of State may adopt regulations governing a raffle of real property by a charitable organization under this subsection. 

(b)  Political committee or candidate for public office.-  

(1) Notwithstanding any other provision of this article and except as otherwise provided in this subsection, a political committee or candidate for public office may conduct a raffle if the prizes awarded are money or merchandise. 

(2) (i) The cost of a raffle ticket under this subsection may not exceed $5. 

(ii) An individual may not purchase more than $50 worth of tickets. 

(3) This subsection does not relieve a political committee or candidate from the reporting and record keeping requirements under the Election Law Article. 
 

[An. Code 1957, art. 27, §§ 236, 261D; 2002, ch. 26, § 2; ch. 213, § 7.] 

 

 


State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Maryland > Criminal-law > Title-12 > Subtitle-1 > 12-106

§ 12-106. Raffles [Amendment subject to contingency; amended version follows this section].
 

(a)  Charitable organization.-  

(1) Notwithstanding any other provision of this subtitle, Subtitle 2 of this title, or Title 13 of this article and except as otherwise provided in this subsection, a bona fide charitable organization in this State may conduct a raffle for the exclusive benefit of the charitable organization if the prize awarded is real property: 

(i) to which the charitable organization holds title; or 

(ii) for which the charitable organization has the ability to convey title. 

(2) A charitable organization may not conduct more than two raffles of real property in a calendar year. 

(3) The Secretary of State may adopt regulations governing a raffle of real property by a charitable organization under this subsection. 

(b)  Political committee or candidate for public office.-  

(1) Notwithstanding any other provision of this article and except as otherwise provided in this subsection, a political committee or candidate for public office may conduct a raffle if the prizes awarded are money or merchandise. 

(2) (i) The cost of a raffle ticket under this subsection may not exceed $5. 

(ii) An individual may not purchase more than $50 worth of tickets. 

(3) This subsection does not relieve a political committee or candidate from the reporting and record keeping requirements under the Election Law Article. 
 

[An. Code 1957, art. 27, §§ 236, 261D; 2002, ch. 26, § 2; ch. 213, § 7.] 

 

 

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