42-7A-21 Rules and regulations.
Rules and regulations.
The commission shall promulgate rules pursuant to chapter
1-26 governing the establishment and operation of a state lottery as necessary to carry out the
purposes of this chapter. The commission shall promulgate rules concerning the following:
The types of ticket lottery games to be conducted as authorized pursuant to this chapter;
The manner of selecting the winning tickets. However, if a lottery game utilizes a drawing
of winning numbers, a drawing among entries, or a drawing among finalists, such
drawings shall always be open to the public and shall be recorded on both video and audio
The manner of payment of prizes to the holders of winning tickets;
The frequency of the drawings or selections of winning tickets;
The types of locations at which tickets may be sold;
The methods to be used in selling tickets;
Additional qualifications for the selection of lottery retailers, video lottery machine
manufacturers, distributors, or operators and the amount of application fees to be paid by
The amount and method of compensation to be paid to lottery retailers, including special
bonuses and incentives;
Deadlines for claims for prizes by winners of each lottery game. However, in no instance
may such deadline be for more than one year;
The mechanical and electronic specifications for each video lottery machine. At a
minimum, each video lottery machine shall meet the requirements of § 42-7A-37;
Machine security testing and inspection procedures;
Liability for machine malfunction;
Machine maintenance and repair;
Financial responsibility of persons licensed under this chapter;
Accounting procedures for net machine income;
Licensing procedures under this chapter; and
Such other matters necessary or desirable for the efficient or economical operation of the
lottery or for the convenience of the public.
SL 1987, ch 313, § 21; SL 1989, ch 368, § 9; SL 1991, ch 353, § 1; SL 1995, ch 243, § 1.