Rule No.: RULE TITLE
61D-14.001: General Definitions
61D-14.009: Denial Criteria for Occupational License Application or Renewal
61D-14.016: Operational Requirements
61D-14.021: Complimentary Services or Items
61D-14.030: Video Monitors/Touchscreens
61D-14.040: Game Cycle, Payment of Credits by Ticket Printer, and Ticket Redemption
61D-14.041: Randomness Requirements and Game Play Auditing
61D-14.050: Floor Plan
61D-14.051: Security Plan
61D-14.054: Surveillance Equipment
61D-14.055: Storage and Retrieval of Surveillance Recordings
61D-14.058: Slot Machine Licensees System of Internal Controls
61D-14.060: Slot Machine Licensee Verification of Business Entities
61D-14.061: Slot Cash Storage Boxes
61D-14.065: Procedure for Slot Cash Storage Box Count
61D-14.076: Player Tracking System
61D-14.096: Requirement for Shipment of All Slot Machines and Software Components
PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The purpose and effect of the proposed rules will be to implement Florida Statutes pertaining to the regulation of slot machine operations at pari-mutuel racing facilities.
SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: The amendment to Rule 61D-14.001, F.A.C., provides additional definitions for terms used throughout Chapter 61D-14, F.A.C. The amendment to Rule 61D-14.009, F.A.C., updates the criteria for denial of occupational licenses. The amendment to Rule 61D-14.016, F.A.C., updates certification requirements for facility based monitoring systems, slot machines, and slot machine games; revises slot machine licensee operational requirements; establishes training requirements for surveillance, security, and maintenance personnel; and outlines tax payment procedures. Rule 61D-14.021, F.A.C., addresses complimentary and promotional items. The amendment to Rule 61D-14.030, F.A.C., revises slot machine video monitor requirements. The amendment to Rule 61D-14.040, F.A.C., addresses game cycles, payment of credits, and ticket redemption. Rule 61D-14.041, F.A.C., addresses the requirements for slot machine random number generators. The amendment to Rule 61D-14.050, F.A.C., updates slot machine licensee floor plan requirements. The amendment to Rule 61D-14.051, F.A.C., updates slot machine licensee security plan requirements. The amendment to Rule 61D-14.054, F.A.C., updates slot machine licensee surveillance plan requirements. The amendment to Rule 61D-14.055, F.A.C., updates the requirements for storage and retrieval of surveillance recordings. The amendment to Rule 61D-14.058, F.A.C., updates the requirements for slot machine licensee internal controls. The amendment to Rule 61D-14.060, F.A.C., addresses a business entity’s internal controls and maintenance of personnel records. This rule specifically requires an annual review of slot machine licensee business conduct to assure that it is in compliance with Chapter 551, F.S. The amendment to Rule 61D-14.061, F.A.C., provides that full cash storage boxes when removed from a machine must be taken directly to a physically secured cage or to the count room under surveillance observation and security escort. The amendment to Rule 61D-14.065, F.A.C., revises count room procedures and requirements for clothing used in the count room, and provides responsibilities and maintenance requirements to update entry and exit records during a count procedure. The amendment to Rule 61D-14.076, F.A.C., provides requirements for the player tracking system; submission of a description of all promotion tracking procedures within a slot machine licensee’s internal controls; requires all promotions be submitted to the division for approval 30 calendar days in advance; ongoing patron loyalty programs and player clubs be reviewed annually; internal control procedures provide for approval of award programs; and access to the player tracking system or promotional system be controlled and under surveillance. The amendment to Rule 61D-14.096, F.A.C., specifies the slot machine licensee’s and division’s responsibilities for the shipment of slot machines into, out of and within the state.
SPECIFIC AUTHORITY: 551.103(1), 551.109(2)(a), (b), 551.122 FS.
LAW IMPLEMENTED: 551.103(1)(a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (g), (h), (i), 551.104(4)(h), 551.106(2), (3), (4), (5), 551.107(4)(a), (b), (5)(a), (b), (6), (a), (c), 551.108(1), (3), 551.109(2)(a), (b), 551.113(3), 551.114(5), 551.121 FS.
IF REQUESTED IN WRITING AND NOT DEEMED UNNECESSARY BY THE AGENCY HEAD, A RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WILL BE HELD AT THE DATE, TIME AND PLACE SHOWN BELOW:
TIME AND DATE: November 8, 2010, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
PLACE: Department of Business and Professional Regulation, Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering, North Broward Regional Service Center, 1400 West Commercial Blvd., Suite 195, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 33309
Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 5 days before the workshop/meeting by contacting: Mary Polombo at (850)413-0750. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).
THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT AND A COPY OF THE PRELIMINARY DRAFT, IF AVAILABLE, IS: Mary Polombo, Clerk, Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering, 1940 North Monroe Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1035
THE PRELIMINARY TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT IS AVAILABLE AT NO CHARGE FROM THE CONTACT PERSON LISTED ABOVE.