2021 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 60 - Business Licenses
Article 2F - New Mexico Bingo and Raffle
Section 60-2F-6 - Board; powers.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 60-2F-6 (2021)

The board may:

A. grant, deny, suspend, condition or revoke licenses or permits issued pursuant to the New Mexico Bingo and Raffle Act, establish the terms for each classification of license to be issued pursuant to that act and set fees for submitting an application for a license;

B. compel the production of documents, books and tangible items, including documents showing the receipts and disbursements of a licensee;

C. investigate the operations of a licensee and place a designated representative on the premises for the purpose of observing compliance with the New Mexico Bingo and Raffle Act and rules or orders of the board;

D. summon witnesses;

E. take testimony under oath for the effective discharge of the board's authority;

F. appoint a hearing officer to conduct hearings required by the New Mexico Bingo and Raffle Act or rules adopted pursuant to that act;

G. make rules to hold, conduct and operate all games of chance held in the state except those specifically exempted under the New Mexico Bingo and Raffle Act;

H. adopt rules to implement the New Mexico Bingo and Raffle Act and to ensure that games of chance conducted in New Mexico are conducted with fairness and that the participants and patrons are protected against illegal practices on any premises;

I. determine qualifications for licensees;

J. establish a system of standard operating procedures for licensees;

K. adopt rules establishing a system of licensing distributors and manufacturers and licensing and governing qualified organizations;

L. adopt rules establishing a system of permits for individuals designated as bingo managers, bingo callers and such other bingo employees as the board requires;

M. require a statement under oath by the applicant for a license to be issued pursuant to the New Mexico Bingo and Raffle Act that the information on the application is true;

N. inspect any games of chance being conducted;

O. make on-site inspections of premises where games of chance are being held;

P. inspect all equipment used for games of chance;

Q. regulate the monetary value of prizes to be awarded for games of chance;

R. require disclosure of information sufficient to make a determination of the suitability of an applicant for a license or permit to be issued pursuant to the New Mexico Bingo and Raffle Act;

S. adopt and enforce all rules necessary to implement and administer the provisions of the New Mexico Bingo and Raffle Act; and

T. provide an annual report to the governor regarding the board's administration of the New Mexico Bingo and Raffle Act.

History: Laws 2009, ch. 81, § 6.

ANNOTATIONS

Effective dates. — Laws 2009, ch. 81, § 31 made the act effective July 1, 2009.

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