§ 5.12.090  LICENSEE QUALIFICATIONS.
   Raffle and poker run licenses shall be issued only to bona fide charitable, educational, fraternal, labor, business, religious and fraternal, labor, business, religious and veterans organizations that operate without profit to their members and which have been in existence continuously for a period of five (5) years or more immediately before making application for a license and which have had during that entire five (5) year period a bona fide membership engaged in carrying out their objects, or to a non-profit fundraising organization that the Liquor and License Committee determines is organized for the sole purpose of providing financial assistance to an identified individual or group of individuals suffering extreme financial hardship as a result of an illness, disability, accident or disaster. The Liquor and License Committee may waive the 5-year requirement under this subsection for a bona fide religious, charitable, labor, business, fraternal, educational, or veterans’ organization that applies for a license to conduct a raffle or poker run if the organization is a local organization that is affiliated with and chartered by a national or State organization that meets the 5-year requirement. The following are ineligible for any raffle or poker run license: The following are ineligible for any license under this Ordinance:
   A.   Any person who has been convicted of a felony;
   B.   Any person who is or has been a professional gambler or gambling promoter;
   C.   Any person who is not of good moral character;
   D.   Any firm or corporation in which a person defined in subsection A., B. or C. supra has a proprietary, equitable or credit interest, or in which such a person is active or employed;
   E.   Any organization in which a person defined in subsection A., B. or C. supra is an officer, director, or employee, whether compensated or not;
   F.   Any organization in which a person defined in subsection A., B. or C. supra is to participate in the management or operation of a raffle as defined in this ordinance.
(Ord. O-201505-12-020, § IX, passed 5-5-2015)