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      RS 27:304     


§304. Gaming Control Board; duties and powers

            A. The board shall perform the duties and functions as authorized by the provisions of this Chapter and the regulatory authority with respect to the regulation of fantasy sports contests as provided by R.S. 27:15.

            B.(1) The board shall adopt, pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act, all rules necessary to implement, administer, and regulate fantasy sports contests as authorized in this Chapter. The rules shall include but not be limited to the following:

            (a) The issuance of any license, contract, or permit authorized by this Chapter, subject to regulation by the board.

            (b) The methods of and forms and procedures for making an application for a license, contract, or permit to be considered by the board.

            (c) The methods of and forms for providing to the board information concerning a person's family, habits, character, associates, criminal record, business activities, and financial affairs.

            (d) Enforcement of this Chapter, gaming laws administered by the board, and rules of the board, including imposition and collection of fines, penalties, and other sanctions which may be imposed by the board against an operator or any other licensee or permittee of the board.

            (2) Not later than August 1, 2020, the board shall institute rulemaking procedures as necessary to implement the provisions of this Subsection.

            C.(1) In accordance with R.S. 27:306(C) and (D) and the Administrative Procedure Act, the board may assess and provide for the imposition and collection of such fees as may be necessary to defray administrative costs associated with the application for and the investigation, granting, or renewal of licenses and enforcement of this Chapter.

            (2) Any fine or other monetary penalty collected by the board or its staff shall be remitted to the state treasury for deposit into the state general fund.

            D. Upon direction of the board, the office of state police and the attorney general shall submit proposed rules to the board for consideration, modification, and promulgation as provided in this Section.

            E. The board shall not adopt rules and regulations pertaining to campaign finance and contributions which are more restrictive than the provisions of law found generally in Chapter 11 of Title 18 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, and specifically in R.S. 18:1505.2(L).

            Acts 2018, No. 322, §2, see Act; Acts 2020, No. 141, §1, eff. June 9, 2020.

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