Commission Meeting Agenda & Documents

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

9:00 a.m.
Texas Lottery Commission
611 E. 6th Street
Austin, Texas 78701
Auditorium

 

I. The Texas Lottery Commission will call the meeting to order. 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 proposals for internal audit services (RFP No. 362-17-0002), including approval to execute contract. Item II Documents (PDF File)

III. Report, possible discussion and/or action on agency major contracts, including the procurement for the contract for advertising services, drawing studio and production services, and scratch ticket manufacturing and services. Item III Documents (PDF File)

IV. Report, possible discussion and/or action on agency prime contracts, including the procurement for the contract for drawing CPA services. Item IV Documents (PDF File)

V. Consideration of and possible discussion and/or action, including adoption, on (i) the repeal of existing 16 TAC §401.315 (“Mega Millions” On-Line Game Rule), and (ii) new 16 TAC §401.315 (“Mega Millions” Draw Game Rule). Item V Documents (PDF File)

VI. Consideration of and possible discussion and/or action, including adoption, on amendments to 16 TAC §401.371 (Collection of Delinquent Obligations for Lottery Retailer Related Accounts). Item VI Documents (PDF File)

VII. Consideration of and possible discussion and/or action, including proposal, on new 16 TAC §401.324 (Prize Winner Election To Remain Anonymous). Item VII Documents (PDF File)

VIII. Consideration of and possible discussion and/or action, including proposal, on amendments to 16 TAC §401.153 (Qualifications for License). Item VIII Documents (PDF File)

IX. Consideration of and possible discussion and/or action, including proposal, on the repeal of 16 TAC §401.323 (“Monopoly Millionaires’ Club™” Game Rule). Item IX Documents (PDF File)

X. Consideration of and possible discussion and/or action, including proposal, on new 16 TAC §401.207 (Written Answer; Default Proceedings). Item X Documents (PDF File)

XI. 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 XI Documents (PDF File)

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

XIII. Report, possible discussion and/or action on the 85th Legislature, including but not limited to the agency’s legislative appropriation for FY 2018-2019. Item XIII Documents (PDF File)

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

XV. 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 the retailer management internal audit report. Item XV Documents (PDF File)

XVI. 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 XVI Documents (PDF File)

XVII. 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 XVII Documents (PDF File)

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

Draft Agreed Orders are not provided prior to Commission approval.

Lottery NSF License Revocation Cases (Default)

A. Docket No. 362-17-3951 – SGN Inc.
B. Docket No. 362-17-3952 – Super Amigos
C. Docket No. 362-17-4365 – KP Food Store
D. Docket No. 362-17-4366 – Cookville Quick Stop

Lottery Agreed Orders

E. Docket No. 362-17-2904 – Ruby’s Food Mart #1, #3, #4, #5, & #6
F. Case No. 2017-926 – Highlands Lakes Chevron Quaano’s Subs
G. Case No. 2017-927 – Spencer Shell

Bingo Agreed Orders

H. Case No. 2017-437 – Berry Bingo
I. Case No. 2017-794 – Sacred Heart Church
J. Docket No. 362-17-1856.B – Immaculate Conception Church
K. Docket No. 362-17-3060.B – Catholic War Veterans Post 1907
L. Docket No. 362-17-3061.B – LULAC Council 4483
M. Docket No. 362-17-4398.B – Deborah Sellers (Worker Registry)

Bingo License Revocation and/or Denial Cases

N. Docket No. 362-17-1854.B – Our Lady of Guadalupe Reformed Catholic Church (Default)

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

XX. Commission may meet in Executive Session: Item XX 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 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 §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.); 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); and El Paso County Court Cause No. 2014-DCV-4113 (McDonald v. GTECH Corp.).

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.

XXI. 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 XXI Documents (PDF File)

XXII. Adjournment. Item XXII Documents (PDF File)

Notice of Assistance at Public Meetings. Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who need auxiliary aids or services such as interpreters for persons who are deaf or hearing impaired, readers, large print or Braille, should contact Debbie Jamieson at (512) 344-5038 at least four (4) work days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

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