2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 27 - Louisiana Gaming Control
RS 27:20 - Department of Public Safety and Corrections, office of state police

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 27:20 (2018)

§20. Department of Public Safety and Corrections, office of state police

A.(1) The Department of Public Safety and Corrections, office of state police, shall:

(a) Conduct investigations and audits regarding the qualifications of applicants for licenses or permits requiring suitability determinations as required by law or rule or determined necessary by the board.

(b) Submit all investigative reports to the board for analysis, review, and action pursuant to the provisions of this Title.

(c) Conduct audits to assist the board in determining compliance with all gaming laws, rules, and regulations on gaming activities and operations under the board's jurisdiction.

(d) Issue the following licenses and permits in accordance with rules adopted by the board:

(i) Non-key gaming employee permits.

(ii) New licenses and the renewal of licenses for the operation of video draw poker devices at facilities with no more than three video draw poker devices at their licensed establishments.

(iii) Licenses to nongaming vendors.

(e) Perform all other duties and functions necessary for the efficient, efficacious, and thorough regulation and control of gaming activities and operations under the board's jurisdiction.

(2) Investigations as provided in this Subsection shall be conducted only by or under the direct supervision of sworn law enforcement officers.

B. The office of state police shall enforce the law including the provisions of this Title and rules adopted by the board without the necessity of direction from the board.

C. The office of state police may initiate any administrative action against any entity that has a license, permit, casino contract, action, or approval.

Acts 1996, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 7, §1, eff. May 1, 1996; Acts 2012, No. 161, §2.

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