Commission Meeting Agenda & Documents
Thursday, April 14, 2016
Texas Lottery Commission
611 E. 6th Street
Austin, Texas 78701
Supporting documents for an agenda item (where available) will be provided prior to the Commission meeting, and may be accessed by selecting the link provided. Documents are subject to change up to the time of the meeting.
I. The Texas Lottery Commission will call the meeting to order.Item I Documents (PDF File)
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.
II. Report, possible discussion and/or action, including approval, on the Charitable Bingo Operations Division annual report for calendar year 2015. Item II Documents (PDF File)
III. Consideration of and possible discussion and/or action, including proposal, on amendments to 16 TAC §§402.103 (Training Program), 402.200 (General Restrictions on the Conduct of Bingo), 402.203 (Unit Accounting), 402.205 (Unit Agreements), 402.210 (House Rules), 402.300 (Pull-Tab Bingo), 402.301 (Bingo Card/Paper), 402.303 (Pull-tab or Instant Bingo Dispensers), 402.324 (Card-Minding Systems -- Approval of Card-Minding Systems), 402.325 (Card-Minding Systems – Licensed Authorized Organization Requirements), 402.400 (General Licensing Provisions), 402.404 (License and Registry Fees), 402.407 (Unit Manager), 402.411 (License Renewal), 402.420 (Qualifications and Requirements for Conductor License), 402.424 (Amendment of a License by Telephone or Facsimile), 402.451 (Operating Capital), 402.500 (General Record Requirement), 402.504 (Debit Card Transactions), 402.506 (Disbursement Records Requirements), 402.511 (Required Inventory Records), 402.514 (Electronic Fund Transfers), 402.600 (Bingo Reports and Payments), 402.602 (Waiver of Penalty, Settlement of Prize Fees, Rental Tax, Penalty and/or Interest), 402.603 (Bond or Other Security), 402.703 (Audit Policy), 402.706 (Standard Administrative Penalty Guideline), 402.707 (Expedited Administrative Penalty Guideline), and 402.708 (Dispute Resolution); and on new §402.413 (Military Service Members, Military Veterans, and Military Spouses). Item III Documents (PDF File)
IV. Report, possible discussion and/or action on the agency's advertising strategy, including functions of the advertising vendor under the advertising services contract. Item IV Documents (PDF File)
V. Report, possible discussion and/or action on agency major contracts, including the status of the lottery operator contract, and whether discussion relating to the negotiation of the lottery operator contract in an open meeting would have a detrimental effect on the Commission's position in the negotiations.Item V Documents (PDF File)
VI. Report, possible discussion and/or action on agency major contracts, including amendment, renewal or extension on the contract(s) for instant ticket manufacturing and services.Item VI Documents (PDF File)
VII. Report, possible discussion and/or action on agency prime contracts, including the contract for Houston Texans trademark license and promotional support services.Item VII Documents (PDF File)
VIII. Report, possible discussion and/or action on agency prime contracts, including extension (i) on the contract for risk review and compliance monitoring services; (ii) on the contract for market research services; and (iii) on the contract for security officer services.Item VIII Documents (PDF File)
IX. Report, possible discussion and/or action on HUB and/or minority business participation, including approval of the agency's Fiscal Year 2015 Minority Business Participation Report.Item IX Documents (PDF File)
X. 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 X Documents (PDF File)
XI. Report, possible discussion and/or action on transfers to the State.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, including approval of Procurement to Payment Business Cycle Audit Report and Agency's Key Performance Measure Audit Report.Item XII Documents (PDF File)
XIII. 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 XIII Documents (PDF File)
XIV. 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 XIV Documents (PDF File)
XV. Consideration of the status and possible approval of orders in enforcement cases:Item XV Documents (PDF File)
Draft Agreed Orders are not provided prior to Commission approval.
Lottery NSF License Revocation Cases (Default Unless Otherwise Noted)
A. Docket No. 362-16-1009 – Francis Mini Mart
B. Docket No. 362-16-1010 – MLKing Grocery
C. Docket No. 362-16-1394 – Father & Son Tobacco Store, LLC
Lottery Agreed Orders
D. Case No. 2016-163 – NAT 24 #1
E. Case No. 2016-162 – Zambala Enterprises, LLC
F. Docket No. 362-16-2045 – Super K Corner Store
XVI. Public comment.
XVII. Commission may meet in Executive Session:
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 Section 551.074 of the Texas Government Code.
B. To deliberate the duties of the General Counsel and/or the Human Resources Director pursuant to Section 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 Sections 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 but not limited to Travis Co. District Court Cause No. D-1-GN-14-005114 (Steele, et al. v. GTECH Corp.); Dallas Co. District Court Cause No. DC-14-14838 (Nettles v. GTECH Corp. and Texas Lottery Commission) (on appeal); and El Paso County Court Cause No. 2014-DCV-4113 (McDonald v. GTECH Corp.).
State of Texas v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission et al.
Legal advice regarding the State Lottery Act, Texas Government Code Chapter 467 (including sec. 467.037 - Division of Responsibilities), the Bingo Enabling Act, the Open Meetings Act, the Administrative Procedure Act, employment law, personnel law, procurement and contract law, evidentiary and procedural law, and general government law.
Legal advice regarding any item on this open meeting agenda.
XVIII. 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.
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