Courtesy of the Michigan Charitable Gaming Association!Plan to Attend! JCAR Hearing Thursday, October 31 at 2:00 PM in Lansing

Act NOW to protect charitable gaming in Michigan!!

On October 31, the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules will hold a hearing on the rules proposed by the Executive Director of the Michigan Gaming Control Board that will negatively affect charitable gaming in Michigan. This hearing will take testimony from charities such as yours.  Again, this is your opportunity to be heard in Lansing! 

Joint Committee on Administrative Rules

Scheduled Meeting

Representative Tom McMillin, Chair

Senator John Pappageorge, Alternate Chair


Date: Thursday, October 31, 2013

Time: 2:00 PM

Place: Room 426, Capitol Building



Department of Treasury

Michigan Gaming Control Board

Millionaire Party Rules

(2013-088 TY)


Pre-Hearing Information Session

Prior to the hearing, all charities are invited to attend an informational session where any questions regarding hearing procedure, the proposed rules, or anything else related to charitable gaming can be answered!


Pre-Hearing Informational Session

Date: Thursday, October 31, 2013

Time: Noon

Place: Room 810

Farnum Building

123 W. Allegan St.

Lansing, MI 48933

Light refreshments will be served

Parking and ID

Parking can be found near the Farnum Building, at the corner of Capitol Avenue and Allegan Street.  Those planning to attend the hearing should arrive approximately an hour in advance, and should bring a government-issued photo ID, such as a driver’s license.

If you plan on attending, we would like to know.  You can RSVP by replying to this email.  (This is a public hearing, and you do not need to RSVP to actually attend.)


Public Comment Cards

Prior to the hearing, please fill out a “public comment card” to turn into the committee.  You should fill out this card whether you plan to actually speak before the committee or not.  We will have cards available at our pre-hearing informational meeting at the Farnum Building for you to use as well.


If you can’t make it to Lansing on Thursday, but still want your voice to be heard, simply fill out the public comment card below and return it to us by Wednesday night, and we will turn it in for you. You can scan it and send it by email to or fax it back to 517-371-3207.


Although the card has options to support or oppose a bill, rather than rules, you can indicate that you oppose the proposed rules by checking the “Oppose Bill” box.




If you have any questions, call Nate at 517-371-1400.

Michigan Charitable Gaming Association
208 North Capitol Avenue
Lansing, Michigan 48933