Violation of rules of conduct; verbal or written warning Prior to initiating administrative action or bringing charges against an organization qualified to conduct raffles for a violation which relates to the conduct of games or the awarding of prizes, the Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission shall first issue a verbal or written warning and offer the organization the opportunity to cease the conduct which constitutes the violation.
Persons operating and conducting games; equipment; expenses; compensation a. The commission may issue a temporary permit to any applicant for such license pending final action on the application.
In any such proceeding the court may assess a civil penalty in accordance with the provisions of section 15 of P. Appeal from governing body to Control Commission Any applicant for, or holder of, any license issued or to be issued under this act aggrieved by any action of the governing body of the municipality to which such application has been made or by which such license has been issued, may appeal to the control commission from the determination of said governing body by filing with the governing body a written notice of appeal within 30 days after the determination or action appealed from, and upon the hearing of such appeal the evidence, if any, taken before the governing body and any additional evidence may be produced and shall be considered in arriving at a determination of the matters in issue, and the action of the control commission upon said appeal shall be binding upon said governing body and all parties to said appeal.
Any license issued under this act may be amended, upon application made to the governing body of the municipality which issued it, if the subject matter of the proposed amendment could lawfully and properly have been included in the original license, and upon payment of such additional license fee, if any, as would have been payable, if it had been so included.
In every election district in which paper ballots are used the clerk of the municipality shall provide a sufficient number of special ballots to be voted separately upon said question at said special election by the voters who are qualified to vote upon said question whether or not they are qualified to vote, or desire to vote, for any candidate on any party ballot to be used at said primary election.
Submission to voters; special ballots; voting machines; count, return and canvass The question of the adoption of the provisions of this act, in the form set forth in section 22 of this act, shall be submitted to the legal voters of every municipality in this State at a special election to be held therein at the same time as the primary election for the general election which will be held on the third Tuesday in April in the year in such manner that every voter qualified to vote at such special election upon said question may vote at said special election for or against such question separately and whether or not he is qualified to vote, or desires to vote, for any candidate on any party ballot to be voted at said primary election.
Such devices shall not include any device into which currency, coins or tokens may be inserted or from which currency, coins or tokens, or any receipt for monetary value, can be dispensed or which, once provided to a person participating in bingo, is capable of communicating with other such devices.
Any such temporary permit shall be valid for a period not in excess of days. Duration of license; games within Bingo Licensing Law No license for the holding, operation or conduct of any game or games of chance shall be issued under this act which shall be effective for a period of more than 1 year and no license shall be issued under this act for the holding, operation and conduct of any game or games of chance which may be licensed under the Bingo Licensing Law.
Any such electronic device shall comply with specifications prescribed by the commission and shall be approved by the commission prior to use. Advertising games of chance, regulations The Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission shall promulgate regulations to govern the advertising of games of chance in any municipality in which the majority of voters voting therein have voted in favor of the adoption of the "Bingo Licensing Law," P.
Special license; senior citizen association or club; amusement and recreation only The governing body of any municipality shall issue a special license to any senior citizen association or club desiring to hold, operate and conduct games of chance solely for the purpose of amusement and recreation of its members. Said license shall be valid until revoked, suspended or modified by the commission.
Summary proceedings Whenever it shall appear to the control commission that a violation of a law, including the unlicensed conduct or practice of a regulated activity, or regulation administered by the control commission has occurred, is occurring, or will occur, the control commission in addition to any other proceeding authorized by law, may seek and obtain in a summary proceeding in Superior Court an injunction prohibiting such action, conduct or practice.
The control commission shall, pursuant to regulations promulgated by it, authorize the use in conducting bingo or lotto of electronic devices that are the functional equivalent of the cards, numbered objects, and receptacle described herein to the extent that the use of such devices is not inconsistent with any other provision of this act or the provisions of subparagraph A of the New Jersey Constitution, Article IV, Section 7, paragraph 2.
In any action commenced pursuant to this section, the court may order restored to any person in interest any monies or property, real or personal, acquired by means of an unlawful action, conduct or practice.
The commission may, among other things, and without limitation, consider a violation of chapters 5, 6 or 7 blackjack dealer wages the laws of or any amendment of or supplement to said acts as evidence of lack of good moral character.
Senior citizen associations or clubs; special license; amusement and recreation The governing body of any municipality shall issue a special license to any senior citizen association or club desiring to hold, operate and conduct games of chance solely for the purpose of amusement and recreation of its roulette systems 2015. Participation by persons under 18 No person under the age of 18 years shall be permitted to participate in any game or games of chance held, operated or conducted pursuant to any license issued under this act.
Said rules and regulations may, among other things, require that all rental or use agreements be in writing and in form approved by the commission and may provide for the form of application and the information to be furnished the commission on any application for approval, but shall not impose limitations on the number of days a month the premises may be used for purposes authorized by the act hereby supplemented.
Act inoperative until adopted by voters The provisions of this act shall remain inoperative in any municipality unless and until the same shall be adopted by the legal voters of the municipality as herein provided.
Frequency of games No game or games of chance shall be held, operated or conducted under any license issued under this act more often than authorized by regulation promulgated by the control commission. Such action may be brought in a summary manner pursuant to "the penalty enforcement law" N.
In lieu of an administrative proceeding or an action in the Superior Court, the Attorney General may bring an action in the name of the control commission for the collection or enforcement of civil penalties for the violation of any provision of a law or regulation administered by the control commission.
Definitions As used in this act: No prize having a retail value greater than that prescribed by regulation promulgated by the control commission shall be awarded in any raffle conducted by a drawing, or for each spin of the wheel or other allotment by chance 5: Certain nonprofit organizations eligible to conduct raffles A nonprofit corporation organized under the laws of this State for the sole purpose of making loans to students from a single New Jersey school district to defray the costs of post-secondary education shall be deemed to be a bona fide educational organization which is eligible to conduct raffles and the net proceeds of such raffles shall be deemed to be devoted to educational uses.
Form of official ballots There shall be printed on each official ballot to be used at any election at which said question shall be submitted, the following: Advertising games of chance; regulations The Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission shall promulgate regulations to govern the advertising of any game of chance occurring in any municipality in which the majority of voters voting therein have voted in favor of the adoption of the "Raffles Licensing Law," P.