Senate Study Bill 1054 - Introduced SENATE FILE _____ BY (PROPOSED COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE BILL BY CHAIRPERSON BROWN) A BILL FOR An Act relating to allowable forms of payment for amusement 1 concessions at an amusement park and an arcade. 2 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 3 TLSB 1431XC (3) 90 ec/rn
S.F. _____ Section 1. Section 99B.1, Code 2023, is amended by adding 1 the following new subsections: 2 NEW SUBSECTION . 2A. “Amusement park” means any permanent 3 facility or park where amusement rides, as defined in section 4 88A.1, are available for use by the public. 5 NEW SUBSECTION . 3A. “Arcade” means any permanent facility 6 or a distinct part of a permanent facility principally devoted 7 to offering amusement or entertainment by means of amusement 8 concessions or nongambling games. 9 Sec. 2. Section 99B.5, subsection 2, Code 2023, is amended 10 to read as follows: 11 2. Except as provided by subsection 1 , a participant in 12 an activity authorized by this chapter may make payment by 13 cash, personal check, money order, bank check, cashier’s check, 14 electronic check, or debit card. In addition, a participant in 15 an amusement concession as authorized by this chapter at a fair 16 as authorized by this chapter , amusement park, or arcade, may 17 also make payment by credit card. 18 EXPLANATION 19 The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with 20 the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly. 21 This bill provides that a participant in an amusement 22 concession as authorized by Code chapter 99B at an amusement 23 park or an arcade may also make payment by credit card. For 24 purposes of Code chapter 99B, the bill defines “amusement park” 25 as any permanent facility where amusement rides are available 26 for use by the public, and “arcade” as any permanent facility 27 devoted to offering amusement or entertainment by means of 28 amusement concessions or nongambling games. 29 -1- LSB 1431XC (3) 90 ec/rn 1/ 1