2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 27 - Louisiana Gaming Control
RS 27:433 - Revocation or suspension of permit or license; civil penalty; consent agreements or settlements

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 27:433 (2018)

§433. Revocation or suspension of permit or license; civil penalty; consent agreements or settlements

A. The board or division, as may be applicable, shall initiate an administrative action and may revoke or suspend the license or permit of any person or the approval of any device issued pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter for any of the following:

(1) The failure to meet the requirements of suitability as defined in this Chapter, Chapter 2 of this Title, or in any rules adopted by the board and promulgated in Chapter III or XI of Title 42 of the Louisiana Administrative Code, governing the operation of video draw poker devices, which provide for suitability criteria.

(2) The failure to meet the requirements for the issuance of a license or permit as provided for in this Chapter, Chapter 2 of this Title, or in any rules adopted by the board and promulgated in Chapter III or XI of Title 42 of the Louisiana Administrative Code, governing the operation of video draw poker devices, which provide for licensing criteria.

(3) Repeated violations of any of the provisions of this Chapter, Chapter 2 of this Title, or any rule of the board governing this Chapter. "Repeated violations" shall mean three violations of the same rule or statutory provision which have occurred on separate occasions by the same licensee or permittee within a one-year period. The date of a violation shall be considered to be the date the citation for that violation is issued.

B. For all other violations not listed in Subsection A of this Section, the board or division, as may be applicable, may issue a civil penalty pursuant to the provisions of R.S. 27:432.

C. In addition to or in lieu of the revocation or suspension of a license or permit issued pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter, the board or division, as may be applicable, may impose a civil penalty not to exceed fifty thousand dollars for each violation of any provision of this Chapter, Chapter 2 of this Title, or any rule of the board governing this Chapter.

D. In lieu of revocation or suspension of a license or permit, the licensee or permittee may enter into a consent agreement or settlement to pay a penalty not to exceed fifty thousand dollars. No consent agreement or settlement shall exceed fifty thousand dollars.

E. Except as otherwise provided for in R.S. 49:961(C) or R.S. 27:434, no suspension imposed pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter shall exceed a period of thirty days.

F. The provisions of this Section or of R.S. 27:432 shall not be construed to require that any persons licensed pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter, except for video draw poker manufacturers, be required to meet the suitability standards contained in R.S. 27:28.

Acts 2005, No. 61, §1; Acts 2012, No. 161, §4.

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