Commission Meeting Agenda & Documents

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Thursday, February 4, 2016

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

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 on lottery sales and revenue, game performance, new game opportunities, advertising, promotional activities, market research, trends, and game contracts, agreements, and procedures. Item II Documents (PDF File)
III.    Report, possible discussion and/or action on transfers to the State and the agency’s budget status. Item III Documents (PDF File)
IV.    Consideration of and possible discussion and/or action, including readoption, on the review of the Commission’s rules set forth in 16 TAC Chapter 402, relating to Charitable Bingo Operations Division. Item IV Documents (PDF File)
V.    Consideration of and possible discussion and/or action, including readoption, on the review of the Commission’s rules set forth in 16 TAC Chapter 401, relating to Administration of State Lottery Act. Item V Documents (PDF File)
VI.    Consideration of and possible discussion and/or action on illegal gambling activities at Commission-licensed lottery ticket sales locations and/or by Commission-licensed bingo operators. Item VI Documents (PDF File)
VII.    Report, possible discussion and/or action on agency major contracts, including the renewal or procurement for the contract on internal audit services. Item VII Documents (PDF File)
VIII.    Report, possible discussion and/or action on agency major contracts, including amendment, renewal or extension on the contract for advertising services. 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.   Item IX Documents (PDF File)
X.    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 X Documents (PDF File)
XI.    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 XI Documents (PDF File)
XII.    Consideration of the status and possible approval of orders in enforcement cases: Item XII 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. 362-16-0605 – Novedades Aryle
B.    Docket No. 362-16-0606 – Fast Stop Grocery
Lottery Agreed Orders
C.    Case No. 2016-46 – Star Stop Food Mart # 14
D.    Case No. 2016-67 – Messina’s Liquor #3
Bingo Revocation Cases
E.    Docket No. 362-15-5367.B – Houston Spring Branch Lions Club
F.    Docket No. 362-15-3088.B – American Legion Post 271 (Motion for Rehearing)
G.    Docket No. 362-15-4136.B – VFW Post 4146 Victoria, Conductor (Motion for Rehearing)
Bingo Agreed Orders
H.    Case No. 2015-1175 – Joshua R. Aguilar, Jr. (Bingo Worker)
Tabs I.-K. Agreed Orders Regarding East Plano Bingo Hall:
I.    Docket No. 362-15-1667.B – Jerry Stobaugh (Bingo Worker)
J.    Docket No. 362-15-1668.B – Willie Jenkins (Bingo Worker)
K.    Docket Nos. 362-15-1666.B, 362-15-3696.B – East Plano Bingo, Inc. (Commercial Lessor)

XIII.    Public comment. 
XIV.    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); and El Paso County Court Cause No. 2014-DCV-4113 (McDonald v. GTECH Corp.).
Rasche, et al. v. Lane, et al. (U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois).
State of Texas v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission et al.
Legal advice regarding the State Lottery Act, Texas Government Code Chapter 467, 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.  
XV.    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.
XVI.   Adjournment.

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