Readoption with Amendments: N.J.A.C. 13:3
Rules of the Office of Amusement Games Control
Proposed: June 16, 2008 at 40 N.J.R. 3583(a).
Adopted: October 8, 2008 by the Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission, Marilou Halvorsen, Chairperson.
Filed: November 3, 2008 as R.2008 d.365, without change.
Authority: N.J.S.A. 5:8-6 and 5:8-79.1.
Effective Dates: November 3, 2008, Readoption; December 1, 2008, Amendments. Expiration Date: November 3, 2013.
Federal Standards Statement
A Federal standards analysis is not required because the rules readopted with amendments are governed by N.J.S.A. 5:8-6 and are not subject to any Federal requirements or standards.
Full text of the readopted rules can be found in the New Jersey Administrative Code at N.J.A.C. 13:3.
Full text of the adopted amendments follows:
13:3-3.5 Types of prizes permitted; value of prize
(a) No licensee shall offer or give, directly or indirectly, any prize in any single amusement game except merchandise other than alcoholic beverages; drug or narcotic paraphernalia; obscene or indecent recordings, printings, writing, pictures or other matter; weapons as defined in N.J.S.A. 2C:39-1r; or any live animals.
(b)-(d) (No change.)
13:3-3.8 Deceptive, fraudulent or misleading advertising or practice; conduct of games
(a)-(c) (No change.)
(d) Licensees shall label items in and around the field of play that are not available to be won as a prize in such a way that it is clear that the item is not a prize and cannot be won.
13:3-4.1 Books of account, entries; inspection
Every licensee shall keep a true book or books of account in which the licensee shall enter all moneys received and the specific source of such receipts, all moneys expended from such receipts, and the name of the person receiving such expenditures, and the purpose for which such expenditures were made. All books and records pertaining to such receipts or expenditures shall be made available for inspection by the Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission and the municipal governing body and their agents within five business days of receipt of a request to review the records.
13:3-4.2 Invoices of cost of prizes retained
Every licensee shall retain for a period of one year from the date thereof, all delivery slips, invoices, manifests, waybills or similar documents received from suppliers of merchandise to be awarded as prizes. These records shall be made available for inspection by agents of the Commission within five business days of receipt of a request to review the records.
13:3-4.4 Reports confidential
Reports required to be submitted, and the information contained therein, shall not be disclosed by the Commission except:
1. So far as may be necessary for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of the Amusement Games Control Law (P.L. 1959 c. 108 and the Amusement Games Licensing Law (P.L. 1959 c. 109); or
2. To any other governmental agency to facilitate the discharge of its public responsibilities.