Commission Meeting Agenda & Documents

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Thursday, June 1, 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. 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 of Evaluation Committee Recommendation and Announcement of Apparent Successful Proposer, and approval to execute contract. Item II Documents (PDF File)

III. Report, possible discussion and/or action on the agency’s comprehensive business plan pursuant to State Lottery Act §466.028. Item III Documents (PDF File)

IV. Consideration of and possible discussion and/or action, including proposal, 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” Game Rule). Item IV Documents (PDF File)

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

VI. 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 VI Documents (PDF File)

VII. Report, possible discussion and/or action on transfers to the State. Item VII Documents (PDF File)

VIII. 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 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 the retailer management audit report. 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)

A. Docket No. 362-17-2798 – OK Stop

B. Docket No. 362-17-2799 – Hawk Cove Fuel Stop

C. Docket No. 362-17-3248 – Mary’s Food Mart

D. Docket No. 362-17-3250 – GMA Liquor

E. Docket No. 362-17-3441 – Spanish Shield Liquor

Lottery Agreed Orders

F. Case No. 2016-1335 – Samy Food Store

G. Case No. 2017-475 – Raceway #6947

Bingo Agreed Orders

H. Case No. 2017-197 – Bexar County Opportunities Industrialization Center, Inc.

I. Case No. 2017-310 – AMVETS Post 4

Bingo Revocation and/or Denial Cases

J. Docket No. 362-17-0790.B – American Legion Post 361

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

XIV. Commission may meet in Executive Session: Item XIV 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.

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. Item XV Documents (PDF File)

XVI. Adjournment. Item XVI 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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