N.J. Stat. § 5:12-70

Current through L. 2022, c. 65.
Section 5:12-70 - Required regulations
a. The division shall, without limitation include the following specific provisions in its regulations in accordance with the provisions of this act:
(1) Prescribing the methods and forms of application and registration which any applicant or registrant shall follow and complete;
(2) Prescribing the methods, procedures and form for delivery of information concerning any person's family, habits, character, associates, criminal record, business activities and financial affairs;
(3) Prescribing such procedures for the fingerprinting of an applicant, employee of a licensee, or registrant, and methods of identification which may be necessary to accomplish effective enforcement of restrictions on access to the casino floor, the simulcasting facility, and other restricted areas of the casino hotel complex;
(4) Prescribing the method of notice to an applicant, registrant or licensee concerning the release of any information or data provided to the commission or division by such applicant, registrant or licensee;
(5) Prescribing the manner and procedure of all hearings conducted by the division or any hearing examiner, including special rules of evidence applicable thereto and notices thereof;
(6) Prescribing the manner and method of collection of payments of taxes, fees, and penalties;
(7) Defining and limiting the areas of operation, the rules of authorized games, including games played upon and wagered through the Internet, odds, and devices permitted, and the method of operation of such games and devices;
(8) Regulating the practice and procedures for negotiable transactions involving patrons, including limitations on the circumstances and amounts of such transactions, and the establishment of forms and procedures for negotiable instrument transactions, redemptions, and consolidations;
(9) Prescribing grounds and procedures for the revocation or suspension of operating certificates, licenses and registrations;
(10) Governing the manufacture, distribution, sale, deployment, and servicing of gaming devices and equipment;
(11) Prescribing for gaming operations the procedures, forms and methods of management controls, including employee and supervisory tables of organization and responsibility, and minimum security and surveillance standards, including security personnel structure, alarm and other electrical or visual security measures; provided, however, that the division shall grant an applicant for a casino license or a casino licensee broad discretion concerning the organization and responsibilities of management personnel who are not directly involved in the supervision of gaming or simulcast wagering operations;
(12) Prescribing the qualifications of, and the conditions pursuant to which, engineers, accountants, and others shall be permitted to practice before the division or to submit materials on behalf of any applicant or licensee; provided, however, that no member of the Legislature, nor any firm with which said member is associated, shall be permitted to appear or practice or act in any capacity whatsoever before the commission or division regarding any matter whatsoever, nor shall any member of the family of the Governor or of a member of the Legislature be permitted to so practice or appear in any capacity whatsoever before the commission or division regarding any matter whatsoever;
(13) Prescribing minimum procedures for the exercise of effective control over the internal fiscal affairs of a licensee, including provisions for the safeguarding of assets and revenues, the recording of cash and evidence of indebtedness, and the maintenance of reliable records, accounts, and reports of transactions, operations and events, including reports to the division;
(14) Providing for a minimum uniform standard of accountancy methods, procedures and forms; a uniform code of accounts and accounting classifications; and such other standard operating procedures, including those controls listed in subsection a. of section 99 of P.L. 1977, c.110 (C. 5:12-99 ), as may be necessary to assure consistency, comparability, and effective disclosure of all financial information, including calculations of percentages of profit by games, tables, gaming devices and slot machines;
(15) Requiring quarterly financial reports and the form thereof, and an annual audit prepared by a certified public accountant licensed to do business in this State, attesting to the financial condition of a licensee and disclosing whether the accounts, records and control procedures examined are maintained by the licensee as required by this act and the regulations promulgated hereunder;
(16) Governing the gaming-related advertising of casino licensees, their employees and agents, with the view toward assuring that such advertisements are in no way deceptive; provided, however, that such regulations shall require the words "Bet with your head, not over it," or some comparable language approved by the division, to appear on all billboards, signs, and other on-site advertising of a casino operation and shall require the words "If you or someone you know has a gambling problem and wants help, call 1-800 GAMBLER," or some comparable language approved by the division, which language shall include the words "gambling problem" and "call 1-800 GAMBLER," to appear legibly on all print, billboard, and sign advertising of a casino operation; and
(17) (Deleted by amendment, P.L. 1991, c.182).
(18) Concerning the distribution and consumption of alcoholic beverages on the premises of the licensee, which regulations shall be insofar as possible consistent with Title 33 of the Revised Statutes, and shall deviate only insofar as necessary because of the unique character of the hotel casino premises and operations;
(19) (Deleted by amendment, P.L. 1991, c.182).
b. The commission shall, in its regulations, prescribe the manner and procedure of all hearings conducted by the commission, including special rules of evidence applicable thereto and notices thereof.

N.J.S. § 5:12-70

Amended by L. , c. 27,s. 7, eff. 2/26/2013.
Amended by L. 2011, c. 19,s. 26, eff. 2/1/2011.
L.1977, c.110, s.70; amended 1979, c.282, s.14; 1982, c.148, s.1; 1991, c.182, s.16; 1992, c.9, s.5; 1993, c.292, s.8; 1995, c.18, s.17; c. 65, s. 11.