2018 Wisconsin Statutes & Annotations
Chapter 562. Regulation of racing and on-track pari-mutuel wagering.
562.025 Conflicts of interest.

Universal Citation: WI Stat § 562.025 (2018)

562.025 Conflicts of interest.

(1) No employee in the division of gaming who performs any duty related to racing or the secretary, deputy secretary, or assistant deputy secretary of administration and no member of such a person's immediate family, as defined in s. 19.42 (7), may, while that person is employed or serves in such a capacity or for 2 years following the termination of his or her employment with the department after having served in such a capacity, do any of the following:

(a) Hold a license or be employed by, or have any direct or indirect interest in, any corporation, partnership, limited liability company or association which holds such a license.

(b) Be employed by or have any direct or indirect interest in any corporation, association, limited liability company or partnership which holds any contract, including but not limited to a concession contract, to supply goods or services to any licensee or at the location of any race.

(c) Own, wholly or in part, or have any other interest in any animal which is entered in any race.

(d) Wager or cause a wager to be made on any race.

(e) Accept or agree to accept money or anything of value from anyone who holds a license or who is regulated by or holds any contract to supply goods or services to the department.

(2) No person under contract with the department and no employee of any person under contract with the department, other than a vendor or an employee of a vendor as defined in s. 565.01 (7), may do any of the following:

(a) Hold any license, except a license covering the professional services being provided to the department, or be employed by or have any direct or indirect interest in any corporation, partnership, limited liability company or association which holds a license.

(b) Have any direct or indirect interest in or be employed by any person who has any direct or indirect interest in any corporation, association, limited liability company or partnership which holds any contract, including but not limited to a concession contract, to supply goods or services to any licensee or at the location of any race.

(c) Own, wholly or in part, or have any other interest in any animal which is entered in any race.

(d) Wager or cause a wager to be made on any race.

(e) Accept or agree to accept money or anything of value from any person who holds a license or who is regulated by the department or holds any contract to supply goods or services to the department other than the contract under which the person provides professional services.

History: 1987 a. 354; 1989 a. 31; 1991 a. 269; 1993 a. 112, 213, 271; 1995 a. 27 s. 9123 (6pp); 1997 a. 27; 2013 a. 20.

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