Senate Study Bill 1027 - IntroducedA Bill ForAn Act 1relating to promotional play receipts, gambling games,
2and sports wagering.
1   Section 1.  Section 99F.1, subsections 1, 25, and 30, Code
22021, are amended to read as follows:
   31.  “Adjusted gross receipts” means the gross receipts on
4gambling games
less winnings paid to wagerers on gambling games
5and less promotional play receipts
on gambling games. However,
 6for each fiscal year during the time period beginning July 1,
72021, and ending June 30, 2024,
“adjusted gross receipts” does
 shall include promotional play receipts received after the
9date in any fiscal year that the commission determines that
10the wagering tax imposed pursuant to section 99F.11 on all
11licensees in that fiscal year on promotional play receipts
12exceeds twenty-five million eight hundred twenty thousand
 on gambling games.
   1425.  “Promotional play receipts” means the total sums wagered
15on gambling games with tokens, chips, electronic credits, or
16other forms of cashless wagering provided by the licensee
17without an exchange of money as described in section 99F.9,
18subsection 3.
   1930.  “Sports wagering net receipts” means the gross receipts
20less winnings paid to wagerers and less promotional play
on sports wagering.
22   Sec. 2.  Section 99F.6, subsection 4, paragraph a,
23subparagraphs (3) and (5), Code 2021, are amended to read as
   25(3)  The commission shall authorize, subject to the debt
26payments for horse racetracks and the provisions of paragraph
27“b” for dog racetracks, a licensee who is also licensed to
28conduct pari-mutuel dog or horse racing to use receipts
29from gambling games and sports wagering within the racetrack
30enclosure to supplement purses for races particularly for
31Iowa-bred horses pursuant to an agreement which shall be
32negotiated between the licensee and representatives of the
33dog or horse owners. For agreements subject to commission
34approval concerning purses for horse racing beginning on or
35after January 1, 2006, the agreements shall provide that total
-1-1annual purses for all horse racing shall be four percent of
2sports wagering net receipts and promotional play receipts on
3sports wagering
and no less than eleven percent of the first
4two hundred million dollars of net receipts, and six percent of
5net receipts above two hundred million dollars. In addition,
6live standardbred horse racing shall not be conducted at the
7horse racetrack in Polk county, but the purse moneys designated
8for standardbred racing pursuant to section 99D.7, subsection
95, paragraph “b”, shall be included in calculating the total
10annual purses required to be paid pursuant to this subsection.
11Agreements that are subject to commission approval concerning
12horse purses for a period of time beginning on or after January
131, 2006, shall be jointly submitted to the commission for
   15(5)  For purposes of this paragraph, “net receipts” means
16the annual adjusted gross receipts from all gambling games
 17and, beginning July 1, 2024, promotional play receipts on all
18gambling games
less the annual amount of money pledged by the
19owner of the facility to fund a project approved to receive
20vision Iowa funds as of July 1, 2004.
21   Sec. 3.  Section 99F.11, Code 2021, is amended by adding the
22following new subsection:
23   NEW SUBSECTION.  2A.  a.  Notwithstanding any provision
24of this section to the contrary, the tax rate imposed on a
25licensee each fiscal year on any amount of promotional play
26receipts on gambling games included as adjusted gross receipts
27shall be determined by multiplying the adjusted percentage
28by the wagering tax applicable to the licensee pursuant to
29subsection 2.
   30b.  For purposes of this subsection, “adjusted percentage”
31means as follows:
   32(1)  For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021, and ending
33June 30, 2022, seventy-five percent.
   34(2)  For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2022, and ending
35June 30, 2023, fifty percent.
   1(3)  For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2023, and ending
2June 30, 2024, twenty-five percent.
   3c.  This subsection is repealed July 1, 2024.
5The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with
6the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly.
   7This bill concerns promotional play receipts for purposes of
8Code chapter 99F governing gambling games and sports wagering.
   9Code section 99F.1, concerning definitions, is amended.
10The bill amends the definition of adjusted gross receipts on
11gambling games to provide that adjusted gross receipts includes
12promotional play receipts through June 30, 2024, and excludes
13them thereafter. Currently, adjusted gross receipts includes
14promotional play receipts until the date in any fiscal year
15that the wagering tax on the portion of adjusted gross receipts
16representing promotional play receipts exceeds $25,820,000.
17The bill also amends the definition of sports wagering net
18receipts to exclude promotional play receipts on sports
   20Code section 99F.6, concerning applicant requirements, is
21amended to provide that promotional play receipts on sports
22wagering and gambling games shall be included for purposes of
23determining total annual purses for horse racing.
   24Code section 99F.11, establishing tax rates for gambling
25games and sports wagering, is amended. The bill establishes
26a new subsection that provides for a different tax rate to be
27applied to promotional play receipts as a portion of adjusted
28gross receipts on gambling games. The bill provides that the
29applicable tax rate is the rate applied per licensee pursuant
30to subsection 2 multiplied by an adjusted percentage. The bill
31provides that the adjusted percentage for FY 2021-2022 is 75
32percent; for FY 2022-2023, 50 percent; and for FY 2023-2024, 25
33percent. This new subsection is repealed July 1, 2024.