2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 27 - Louisiana Gaming Control
RS 27:235 - Casino operating contract, license; disqualification criteria

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 27:235 (2018)

§235. Casino operating contract, license; disqualification criteria

The corporation shall not award a casino operating contract or a license to any person who is disqualified on the basis of any of the following criteria:

(1) Failure of the applicant to prove by clear and convincing evidence that he is suitable in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter.

(2) Failure of the applicant to provide information and documentation to reveal any fact material to a suitability determination, or the supplying of information which is untrue or misleading as to a material fact pertaining to the qualification criteria.

(3) The conviction of, or a plea of guilty or nolo contendere by, the applicant, or of any person required to be qualified under this Chapter as a condition for a contract, for an offense punishable by imprisonment of more than one year.

(4) Current prosecution of or pending charges in any jurisdiction against the applicant, or any person who is required to be qualified under this Chapter as a condition for a contract, for an offense punishable by more than one year imprisonment.

(5) If the applicant is a corporation which is owned by a parent or other corporation or person as defined in R.S. 27:205, then the applicant shall be disqualified if any person owning more than five percent of the common stock of the parent corporation has been convicted of, or pled guilty or nolo contendere to, a felony offense.

(6) If the applicant is a corporation, partnership, association, joint venture, or other entity of which any individual holding five percent or more interest in the profits or loss has been convicted of, or pled guilty or nolo contendere to, an offense which at the time of conviction is punishable as a felony.

Acts 1992, No. 384, §1, eff. June 18, 1992. Redesignated from R.S. 4:635 by Acts 1996, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 7, §3, eff. May 1, 1996.

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