November 19, 2020 CSI Filing

Created by Executive Order 2011-01K, the Common Sense Initiative (CSI), and Senate Bill 2 of the 129th General Assembly, require state agencies, including the Casino Control Commission, to draft rules in collaboration with stakeholders, assess and justify any adverse impact on the business community (as defined by Senate Bill 2), and provide opportunity for the affected public to provide input on the rules. 

The Ohio Casino Control Commission submitted the following proposed rule to the CSI office for review on November 19, 2020: 

Brief Explanation of the Rule

This rule provides that the Commission has access to any location that is related to skill-based amusement machine gaming, including the manufacturing, distribution, or testing of any supplies, devices, or equipment. The rule details the Commission’s inspection and audit authority ,including the examination of machine locations, supplies, devices or equipment; inspecting and auditing persons that conduct or participate in skill-based amusement machine gaming; and requesting licensed persons to produce audits or other documents relating to the gaming. The purpose of this rule is to allow the Commission access to the premises in order to inspect and ensure operators and vendors are complying with all laws pertaining to the operation of skill-based amusement machine operations.

OAC 3772-50 (1 Rule)

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  • 3772-50-14, titled “Inspection and audits.” This rule provides that the Commission has access to any location that is related to skill-based amusement machine gaming, including the manufacturing, distribution, or testing of any supplies, devices, or equipment. The rule details the Commission’s inspection and audit authority,  including the examination of machine locations, supplies, devices or equipment; inspecting and auditing persons that conduct or participate in skill-based amusement machine gaming; and requesting licensed persons to produce audits or other documents relating to the gaming. The rule further states that all applicants and licensees consent to the inspections and requests for disclosure of records by the Commission. The purpose of this rule is to allow the Commission access to the premises in order to inspect and ensure operators and vendors are complying with all laws pertaining to the operation of skill-based amusement machine operations.

Associated CSI Documents
Business Impact Analysis

Contact Information for Comments

The Commission welcomes comments regarding these proposed rules. To ensure your comments are considered as part of the Common Sense Initiative (“CSI”) review period, the Commission should receive them no later than December 4, 2020.

Any questions or comments with respect to these rules may be directed to Andromeda Morrison via email at Andromeda.Morrison@casinocontrol.ohio.gov or U.S. Mail at 100 East Broad Street, 20th Floor, Columbus, Ohio 43215. Comments may also be directed to the CSI Office at csipubliccomments@governor.ohio.gov


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