Commission Meeting Agenda & Documents

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Thursday, December 1, 2016

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. Pledge of Allegiance to the U.S. and Texas flags. Item I Documents (PDF File)

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 on the biennial security study of the lottery. Item II Documents (PDF File)

III. Report, possible discussion and/or action on the 2016 demographic report on lottery players. Item III Documents (PDF File)

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

V. Report, possible discussion and/or action on agency prime contracts, including the extension for the headquarters lease. Item V Documents (PDF File)

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

VII. 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 VII Documents (PDF File)

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

IX. 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 Human Resource Audit Report and CBOD Ledger Account Reconciliation Project Report. Item IX Documents (PDF File)

X. Report, possible discussion and/or action on the Charitable Bingo gross receipts, charitable distributions, prize fees, and allocations. Item X Documents (PDF File)

XI. 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, bingo advisory committee, and special projects. Item XI Documents (PDF File)

XII. 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 XII Documents (PDF File)

XIII. Consideration of the status and possible approval of orders in enforcement cases: Item XIII 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. 362-16-5380 – EZ Travel Plaza
B. Docket No. 362-16-5381 – EZ Food Mart #2
C. Docket No. 362-17-0063 – $1 Store
D. Docket No. 362-17-0064 – Shop N Go
E. Docket No. 362-17-0260 – La Providencia
F. Docket No. 362-17-0261 – I40 Convenience
G. Docket No. 362-17-0546 – Spencer 8 Citgo
Other Lottery Revocation Cases
H. Docket No. 362-16-5599 – Sammy’s Auto Care & Collision Center
Lottery Agreed Orders
I. Case No. 2016-343 – Stop and Drive
J. Case No. 2016-388 – West Lake Market
K. Case No. 2016-1174 – EZ Mart #596
Bingo Agreed Orders
L. Case No. 2016-814 – St. Julia Catholic Church
M. Case No. 2016-992 – Joe Garcia (Bingo Worker)
Bingo License Revocation Cases
N. Docket No. 362-16-3511.B – VFW Post 2427 Tomball
O. Docket No. 362-16-1513.B – Julam Investments, Inc. (Motion for Rehearing)

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

XV. Commission may meet in Executive Session: Item XV 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.).

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.

XVI. 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 XVI Documents (PDF File)

XVII. Adjournment. Item XVII 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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