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NEW JERSEY REGISTER
VOLUME 38, ISSUE 16
ISSUE DATE: AUGUST 21, 2006
RULE ADOPTIONS
LAW AND PUBLIC SAFETY
DIVISION OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS
LEGALIZED GAMES OF CHANCE CONTROL COMMISSION

38 N.J.R. 3310(a)

Adopted Amendments: N.J.A.C. 13:47-2.3, 4.9, 5.1, 13.6, 14.2 and 14.3

Registration and Identification; License Issuance; License Amendment; Raffles and Bingo
Equipment Providers; Instant Raffle Equipment Providers; Armchair Race and Casino
Night Equipment and Personnel Providers; Fees; Notifications; Qualifications

Rental Of Premises For Bingo

Proposed: April 3, 2006 at 38 N.J.R. 1535(a).

Adopted: June 21, 2006 by the Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission, Marilou Halvorsen, Chairperson.

Filed: July 19, 2006 as R.2006 d.294, with a technical change not requiring additional public notice and comment (see N.J.A.C. 1:30-6.3).

Authority: N.J.S.A. 5:8-6 and 21.

Effective Date: August 21, 2006.

Expiration Date: July 12, 2007.

Summary of Agency-Initiated Change:

A change is made upon adoption at N.J.A.C. 13:47-4.9(c)3 to delete text that was inadvertently duplicated in the proposal.

Federal Standards Statement

A Federal standards analysis is not necessary as the adopted amendments involve no Federal standards or requirements.

Full text of the adoption follows (deletions from proposal indicated in brackets with asterisks *[thus]*): (Agency Note: The adopted text of N.J.A.C. 13:47-2.3(a) below includes an amendment adopted elsewhere in this issue of the New Jersey Register, at 38 N.J.R. 3309(b)).

SUBCHAPTER 2. REGISTRATION AND IDENTIFICATION

13:47-2.3 Application for registration: renewal; fees

(a) Except as provided in (b) below, each organization requesting registration shall remit by check or money order a non-refundable biennial registration fee of $ 100.00, payable to the Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission, and shall submit a completed application together with sufficient proof of the organization's eligibility for registration. Such proofs shall include at least the following:

1.-3. (No change.)

(b)-(d) (No change.)

(e) Each registered organization requesting renewal of its registration with the Control Commission shall remit by check payable to the Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission, a non-refundable fee of $ 100.00 together with any additional information requested by the Control Commission.

(f) If an organization does not renew its registration prior to its expiration date, the organization may renew its registration within 30 days of its expiration by filing an application for renewal of its registration together with a check in the amount set forth in (e) above, plus an additional amount of $ 35.00 as a late filing fee.

(g) If an organization does not renew its registration within 30 days of its expiration, the organization may only re-apply for registration by fulfilling all of the initial registration requirements as set forth in (a) above.

SUBCHAPTER 4. LICENSE ISSUANCE

13:47-4.9 Licensing fees payable to the Control Commission

(a)-(b) (No change.)

(c) The licensing fees payable to the Commission are:

1. Bingo: $ 20.00 for each occasion on which any game or games of bingo are to be conducted under the license;

2. On-premises draw raffle for cash prizes (50/50) in excess of $ 400.00 or merchandise prices where the total combined retail value of prizes awarded is in excess of $ 400.00: $ 20.00 for each day on which a drawing(s) is to be conducted under the license;

3. On-premises draw raffle for cash prizes (50/50) that do not exceed $ 400.00 or merchandise prizes where the total combined retail value of prizes awarded does not exceed $ 400.00: no licensing fee. In the event the retail value of the prize(s) offered or awarded exceeds $ 400.00 in a raffle in which it was anticipated that the retail value would not exceed $ 400.00, the licensee shall submit a check or money order made payable to the Legalized Games of Chance Commission in the amount of $ 20.00 at the time of filing the report of operations required by N.J.A.C. 13:47-9 and if required, provide the licensing municipality with any additional *[and if required, provide the licensing municipality with any additional]* fees due, together with a copy of the Report of Raffle Operations;

4. Off-premises draw raffle awarding merchandise as a prize: $ 20.00 for each $ 1,000 or part thereof of the retail value of the prize(s) to be awarded;

5. Carnival games or wheels: $ 20.00 for each game or wheel held on any one day, or any series of consecutive days not exceeding six at one location;

6. Off-premises cash (50/50) raffle: a $ 20.00 fee shall be paid at the time the application is filed. In the event the awarded prize exceeds $ 1,000, then an additional fee of $ 20.00 for each $ 1,000 or part thereof in value of the awarded prize in excess of $ 1,000 shall be forwarded to the Control Commission by check payable to the Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission together with the Report of Operations as required by N.J.A.C. 13:47-9 and if required, any additional fees due, together with a copy of the Report of Raffle Operations shall be provided to the licensing municipality;

7. (No change.)

8. Calendar raffle awarding cash or merchandise as a prize: $ 20.00 for each $ 1,000 or part thereof of the retail value of the prize(s) to be awarded.

9. Instant raffle games awarding cash or merchandise as a prize:

i. $ 20.00 for each day on which instant raffle tickets are sold or offered for sale; or

ii. $ 750.00 for a one-year license to sell, or to offer for sale, instant raffle tickets during that year.

10. Golf Hole-in-One Contest: $ 20.00 for each $ 1,000 or part thereof of the retail value of the ancillary prizes offered.

11.-12. (No change.)

(d) (No change.)

SUBCHAPTER 5. LICENSE AMENDMENT

13:47-5.1 Application form

(a) Application to amend a license shall be made by an officer of the licensee on Form 7-A, hereby adopted. The application shall have annexed such proofs, signatures and verifications as would have been necessary if the changes were in the original application.

(b) No licensee who has applied for an amended license shall operate a game in any manner other than that which has been licensed until an amended license certificate has been issued.

SUBCHAPTER 13. RAFFLES AND BINGO EQUIPMENT PROVIDERS; INSTANT RAFFLE EQUIPMENT PROVIDERS; ARMCHAIR RACE AND CASINO NIGHT EQUIPMENT AND PERSONNEL PROVIDERS; FEES; NOTIFICATIONS; QUALIFICATIONS

13:47-13.6 Approval; time limitations; renewal

(a) Upon notification of approval by the Control Commission, each armchair race, bingo, casino night and raffle equipment provider shall forward an annual licensing fee of $ 1,000 by certified check or money order made payable to the order of the Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission. The approval to supply armchair race, bingo, casino night and raffle equipment, when granted, shall be valid for one year.

(b) Prior to the expiration of the current annual license period, each licensed armchair race, bingo, casino night and raffle equipment provider shall submit an application for license renewal together with the annual license renewal fee of $ 1,000.

(c) Upon notification of approval by the Commission, each manufacturer of instant raffle equipment shall forward an annual licensing fee of $ 3,000 by certified check or money order made payable to the order of the Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission. The approval to supply instant raffle equipment when granted shall be valid for one year.

(d) (No change.)

(e) Upon notification of approval by the Commission, each distributor of instant raffle equipment shall forward an annual licensing fee of $ 3,000 by certified check or money order made payable to the order of the Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission. The approval to supply instant raffle equipment when granted shall be valid for one year.

(f)-(g) (No change.)

SUBCHAPTER 14. RENTAL OF PREMISES FOR BINGO

13:47-14.2 Applications and licensing

(a)-(g) (No change.)

(h) When the Commission is satisfied that the applicant possesses the qualifications to receive a license, the Secretary shall issue and deliver a license to an applicant as an approved rentor of specified premises upon the payment by the applicant of an annual license fee in the amount of $ 1,000. Such payment shall be made by certified check payable to the order of the Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission.

(i)-(m) (No change.)

13:47-14.3 Regulations concerning rentals

(a)-(h) (No change.)

(i) A $ 20.00 fee, in the form of a certified check payable to the Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission, shall be forwarded by the renter to the Commission for each occasion on which bingo games are held, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 5:8-24 et seq. Payment of this fee shall be made no later than the 10th day of the month immediately following the month in which the premises was used for the holding, operating or conducting of bingo together with a statement disclosing:

1.-5. (No change.)

(j)-(q) (No change.)



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