Commission Meeting Agenda & Documents

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Thursday, December 7, 2017

 

10:00 a.m.
Texas Lottery Commission
611 E. 6th Street
Austin, Texas 78701
Auditorium

I. The Texas Lottery Commission will call the meeting to order.I. The Texas Lottery Commission will call the meeting to order.Pledge of Allegiance to the U.S. and Texas flags.Texas Pledge: “Honor the Texas flag; I pledge allegiance to thee, Texas, one state under God, one and indivisible. Item I Documents (PDF File)

II. Report, possible discussion and/or action on external audits and/or reviews relating to the Texas Lottery Commission, including the FY 2017 annual financial audit. Item II Documents (PDF File)

III. Consideration of and possible discussion and/or action, including adoption, on amendments to 16 TAC §§402.400 (General Licensing Provisions), 402.401 (Temporary License), 402.402 (Registry of Bingo Workers), 402.404 (License and Registry Fees), 402.405 (Temporary Authorization), 402.407 (Unit Manager), 402.410 (Amendment of a License – General Provisions), 402.411 (License Renewal), 402.413 (Military Service Members, Military Veterans, and Military Spouses), 402.420 (Qualifications and Requirements for Conductor’s License), 402.422 (Amendment to a Regular License to Conduct Charitable Bingo), 402.424 (Amendment of a License by Electronic Mail, Telephone or Facsimile), and 402.603 (Bond or Other Security). Item III Documents (PDF File)

IV. Consideration of and possible discussion and/or action on a financial report from bingo licensees. Item IV Documents (PDF File)

V. Consideration of and possible discussion and/or action on the status of grandfathered bingo commercial lessors and the transfer of commercial lessor licenses. Item V Documents (PDF File)

VI. Consideration of and possible discussion and/or action, including adoption, on amendments to 16 TAC §§401.158 (Suspension or Revocation of License), 401.160 (Standard Penalty Chart), 401.301 (General Definitions), 401.302 (Instant Game Rules), 401.304 (On-Line Game Rules (General)), 401.307 (“Pick 3” On-Line Game Rule), 401.308 (“Cash Five” On-Line Game), 401.312 (“Texas Two Step” On-Line Game), 401.316 (“Daily 4” On-Line Game Rule), 401.320 (“All or Nothing” On-Line Game Rule), 401.322 (“Texas Triple Chance” Lottery Game), 401.353 (Retailer Settlements, Financial Obligations, and Commissions), 401.361 (Required Purchases of Lottery Tickets), 401.364 (Training), and 401.370 (Retailer’s Financial Responsibility for Lottery Tickets Received and Subsequently Stolen or Lost). Item VI Documents (PDF File)

VII. Consideration of and possible discussion and/or action, including adoption, on amendments to 16 TAC §401.317 (“Powerball®” On-Line Game Rule). Item VII Documents (PDF File)

VIII. Consideration of and possible discussion and/or action, including adoption, on amendments to 16 TAC §401.305 (“Lotto Texas” On-Line Game Rule). Item VIII Documents (PDF File)

IX. Report, possible discussion and/or action on lottery sales and revenue, game performance, new game opportunities, advertising, promotional activities, market research, trends, and game contracts, agreements, and procedures. Item IX Documents (PDF File)

X. Report, possible discussion and/or action on transfers to the State and the agency’s budget status. Item X Documents (PDF File)

XI. Report, possible discussion and/or action on the FY 2018 Itemized Operating Budget. Item XI Documents (PDF File)

XII. Report, possible discussion and/or action on external and internal audits and/or reviews relating to the Texas Lottery Commission, and/or on Internal Audit activities. Item XII Documents (PDF File)

XIII. Report, possible discussion and/or action on the Charitable Bingo Operations Division quarterly finance data, including charitable distributions. Item XIII Documents (PDF File)

XIV. Report by the Charitable Bingo Operations Director and possible discussion and/or action on the Charitable Bingo Operations Division’s activities, including licensing, accounting and audit activities, pull-tab review, and special projects. Item XIV Documents (PDF File)

XV. Report by the Executive Director and possible discussion and/or action on the agency’s operational status, major contracts, agency procedures, awards, and FTE status. Item XV Documents (PDF File)

XVI. Consideration of the status and possible approval of orders in enforcement cases: Item XVI Documents (PDF File)

Draft Agreed Orders are not provided prior to Commission approval

Lottery NSF License Revocation Cases (Default)  

A. Docket No. 362-18-0213 – N J K Smoke N More LLC

B. Docket No. 362-18-0214 – Fuel Mart 2

C. Docket No. 362-18-0215 – Fuel Mart

D. Docket No. 362-18-0390 – Oscar Lloyd’s Beer and Wine

E. Docket No. 362-18-0391 – Liberty Crossing

Lottery Agreed Orders

F. Docket No. 362-17-5465 – The Corner Spot

G. Case No. 2017-931 – Harlows 121

H. Case No. 2017-1213 – Oasis Baytown

I. Case No. 2017-1293 – Sherry’s Mart

Bingo Agreed Orders

J. Case No. 2017-728 – P&W Enterprises, Inc. (Commercial Lessor)

K. Case No. 2017-1076 – American Legion Unit 594 Aux.

L. Case No. 2017-1077 – City Wide Club of Clubs Chapter 3 Community Service Center

M. Case No. 2017-1078 – SPX Boosters Club

N. Case No. 2017-1079 – SPX Parents Assoc.

O. Case No. 2017-1080 – Knights of Columbus 4577

P. Case No. 2017-1161 – David Baimbridge (Bingo Worker) 

Q. Case No. 2017-1197 – Jorge Mendez (Bingo Worker)

R. Case No. 2017-1371 – Adrian Gomez (Bingo Worker)

Bingo License Revocation and/or Denial Cases 

S. Docket No. 362-17-4986.B – Iowa Park Optimist Club 

T. Docket No. 362-17-5939.B – Teens Addressing the Community Today (T.A.C.T.) (Default)

XVII. Public comment. Item XVII Documents (PDF File)

XVIII. Commission may meet in Executive Session: Item XVIII Documents (PDF File)

A. To deliberate personnel matters, including the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal of the Executive Director and/or the Charitable Bingo Operations Director pursuant to §551.074 of the Texas Government Code.

B. To deliberate the duties of the General Counsel and/or the Human Resources Director pursuant to §551.074 of the Texas Government Code.

C. To receive legal advice regarding pending or contemplated litigation or settlement offers, or other legal advice, pursuant to §§551.071(1) and (2) of the Texas Government Code, including but not limited to legal advice regarding the following items:Pending and potential litigation regarding Fun 5’s Scratch Ticket Game #1592, including Travis Co. District Court Cause No. D-1-GN-14-005114, Third District Court of Appeals Cause No. 03-16-00172-CV (Steele, et al. v. GTECH Corp.); and Dallas Co. District Court Cause No. DC-14-14838, Fifth District Court of Appeals Cause No. 05-15-01559-CV (Nettles v. GTECH Corp. and Texas Lottery Commission).Julam Investments, Inc. v. Texas Lottery Commission (Travis Co. District Court Cause No. D-1-GN-16-006124)State of Texas v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission et al. Legal advice regarding Texas Government Code Chapters 466 (State Lottery Act) and 467, the Bingo Enabling Act, the Open Meetings Act, the Public Information Act, the Administrative Procedure Act, employment and personnel law, procurement and contract law, evidentiary and procedural law, ethics laws, and general government law.Legal advice regarding any item on this open meeting agenda.   

XIX. Return to open session for further deliberation and possible action on any matter posted for discussion in Executive Session.  Any matter posted for Executive Session also may be the subject of discussion and/or action in open session prior to Executive Session. Item XIX Documents (PDF File)

XX. Adjournment. Item XX Documents (PDF File)

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