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NEW JERSEY REGISTER
VOLUME 39, ISSUE 9
ISSUE DATE: MAY 7, 2007
RULE ADOPTIONS
LAW AND PUBLIC SAFETY
DIVISION OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS
LEGALIZED GAMES OF CHANCE CONTROL COMMISSION

Adopted Amendments: N.J.A.C. 13:47-1.1, 6.4 and 7.8
Adopted New Rules: N.J.A.C. 13:47-6A

Bingos and Raffles; Compensated Workers

Proposed: August 7, 2006 at 38 N.J.R. 3141(a).
Adopted: December 12, 2006 by the Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission, Marilou Halvorsen, Chairperson.
Filed: April 5, 2007 as R.2007 d.141, without change.
Authority: N.J.S.A. 5:8-6, 5:8-34, and 5:8-61.
Effective Date: May 7, 2007.
Expiration Date: July 12, 2007.

Federal Standards Statement

A Federal standards analysis is not required because there are no Federal laws or standards applicable to the adopted amendments and new rules.

Full text of the adoption follows:

13:47-1.1 Definitions

The following words and terms, when used in this chapter, shall have the following meanings unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

"Compensated worker" means a person licensed by the Control Commission to be compensated for holding, operating or conducting, or assisting in the holding, operating or conducting games of chance for a registered organization, or an auxiliary or affiliated organization, of which the person is not a member.

13:47-6.4 Conduct by active members and compensated non-members

(a) No person shall assist in the holding, operating or conducting of a game of chance except:

1. Active members of the registered organization, active members of its parent organization, active members of an auxiliary organization, active members of an organization of which the registered organization is an auxiliary or active members of an organization having a common parent organization, provided that the assisting organization is registered with the Control Commission; and

2. A person who is not a member of the registered organization, an auxiliary or affiliated organization as described in this subsection, and who has been approved by the Control Commission in accordance with the provisions of N.J.A.C. 13:47-6A and who will be compensated for holding, operating or conducting or assisting in the holding, operating or conducting of the game.

(b)-(g) (No change.)

SUBCHAPTER 6A. COMPENSATED WORKERS

13:47-6A.1 Application procedure

(a) A person who wants to be compensated for holding, operating or conducting, or assisting in the holding, operating or conducting games of chance for a registered organization shall submit an application for a compensated worker license to the Control Commission on a form provided by the Control Commission, which includes a statement indicating that the applicant is familiar with the rules governing the operation of games of chance found in N.J.A.C. 13:47, together with a non-refundable application fee as set forth in N.J.A.C. 13:47-6A.7 by check or money order payable to the Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission.

(b) The Control Commission shall review the application for completeness, and provided that the applicant meets the qualifications set forth in N.J.A.C. 13:47-6A.4, and barring any violation of the Bingo Licensing Law, N.J.S.A. 5:8-24 et seq., the Raffle Licensing Law, N.J.S.A. 5:8-50 et seq., the Amusement Games Licensing Law, N.J.S.A. 5:8-100 et seq. or disciplinary action in connection with a license, certificate, or registration in another state, shall approve the application.

(c) The Control Commission shall notify the applicant of the approval or disapproval of the application and, if approved, issue a license and a license number.

13:47-6A.2 Agent for service of process

(a) All applicants for licensure as a compensated worker shall appoint the Executive Officer of the Control Commission as agent for service of process on a form provided by the Control Commission.

(b) Upon the service of process on the Executive Officer of the Control Commission as agent for a compensated worker, the Executive Officer shall forward the papers by registered or certified mail, return receipt requested, to the person named and who is a defendant in the proceeding, at the last known address on file with the Control Commission.

13:47-6A.3 License approval and renewal

(a) Upon notification of approval by the Control Commission, the applicant shall forward a license fee as set forth in N.J.A.C. 13:47-6A.7 by certified check or money order payable to the Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission. The license shall be valid for one year unless modified, suspended or revoked by the Control Commission.

(b) Prior to the expiration of the annual license period, each licensee shall submit an application for license renewal and payment of a license renewal fee as set forth in N.J.A.C. 13:47-6A.7.

(c) The Control Commission may suspend or revoke the license of a licensee, after an opportunity to be heard, for any violation of the Bingo Licensing Law, N.J.S.A. 5:8-24 et seq., the Raffle Licensing Law, N.J.S.A. 5:8-50, the Amusement Games Licensing Law, N.J.S.A. 5:8-100 et seq., this chapter or any other applicable statute or rule of the Control Commission.

13:47-6A.4 Qualifications of compensated workers

(a) In order to be approved for licensure as a compensated worker by the Control Commission, a person must be:

1. At least 18 years of age; and

2. Of good moral character and free of criminal convictions.

13:47-6A.5 Duties of compensated workers

(a) A licensed compensated worker may perform all of the duties and functions commonly associated with operating the games of chance, except that no such person shall be authorized to make payments from the licensed organization's games of chance account as required by N.J.A.C. 13:47-6.2.

(b) If the person licensed as a compensated worker is a corporation or other business entity, each officer, manager or employee who is holding, operating or conducting, or assisting in the holding, operating or conducting games of chance at the premises where the games are being held shall be a licensed compensated worker.

(c) A licensed compensated worker holding, operating or conducting or assisting in the holding, operating or conducting bingo games shall be subject to the supervision of the member in charge of the occasion appointed in accordance with N.J.A.C. 13:47-6.1.

13:47-6A.6 Compensation

A person licensed by the Control Commission who is to be compensated for services rendered to a registered organization in connection with holding, operating or conducting or assisting in the holding, operating or conducting games of chance shall be compensated at a rate that is not less than the minimum wage required to be paid by employers to their employees established pursuant to N.J.S.A. 34:11-56a4, as amended and supplemented.

13:47-6A.7 Fees

(a) The following fees for compensated workers shall be charged by the Control Commission:

1. Application fee.......................................... $ 100.00;
2. License fee.............................................. $ 125.00; and
3. License renewal fee...................................... $ 125.00.

13:47-7.8 Person conducting bingo; restriction; minimum age

(a) No licensee shall permit any person to engage in the conduct of bingo for it or in its behalf who has engaged in the conduct of bingo for or on behalf of any unaffiliated licensee during the same calendar year, except as provided in (c) below.

(b) (No change.)

(c) A compensated worker licensed by the Control Commission may render services in connection with holding, operating or conducting or assisting in the holding, operating or conducting games for or on behalf of more than one registered organization in the same calendar year if such person is not a member of the registered organization.

13:47-16.2 Rates for services

(a) The following fees may be charged for the services listed:

Schedule of Fees "B"

Fee

Service (No more than)
------- --------------

Making bookkeeping entries for operation of games of chance on any one day.................................... $ 2.00
Preparing Reports of Operations for any one game......... 3.00
Opening books for a game of chance account.............. 15.00
Supervising bookkeeping and accounting system without 5.00 per making entries or preparing reports..................... month
Supervising accounting system and making bookkeeping entries and preparing reports........................... 15.00 per month

(b) (No change.)

(c) A person may be compensated for the following services at a rate that is not less than the minimum wage required to be paid by employers to their employees established from time to time pursuant to N.J.S.A. 34:11-56a4, as amended and supplemented:

1. Armchair race projectionist;

2. Armchair race cashier;

3. Class "A" casino night operator; and

4. Class "B" casino night operator.



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