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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 5, AMUSEMENTS, PUBLIC EXHIBITIONS AND MEETINGS

    Chapter 12:

      Section: 5:12-69: Regulations.

          
69. Regulations. a. The division shall be authorized to adopt, amend, or repeal such regulations, consistent with the policy and objectives of this act, as amended and supplemented, as it may deem necessary to protect the public interest in carrying out the provisions of this act. The commission shall be authorized to adopt, amend or repeal such regulations as may be necessary for the conduct of hearings before the commission under subsections a. and b. of section 63 of P.L.1977, c.110 (C.5:12-63) and for the matters within all other responsibilities and duties of the commission imposed by P.L.1977, c.110 (C.5:12-1 et seq.).

b. Such regulations of the division and the commission authorized by this section shall be adopted, amended, and repealed in accordance with the provisions of the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), unless otherwise specified by this act.

c. Any interested person may, in accordance with the provisions of the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), file a petition with the division or commission, as appropriate, requesting the adoption, amendment or repeal of a regulation.

d. The division or commission may, in emergency circumstances, summarily adopt, amend or repeal any regulation pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.).

e. Notwithstanding any other provision of this act or the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.) to the contrary, the division may, after notice provided in accordance with this subsection, authorize the temporary adoption, amendment or repeal of any rule concerning the conduct of gaming or simulcast wagering, or the use or design of gaming or simulcast wagering equipment, or the internal procedures and administrative and accounting controls required by section 99 of P.L.1977, c.110 (C.5:12-99) for a period not to exceed 270 days for the purpose of determining whether such rules should be adopted on a permanent basis in accordance with the requirements of this section. Any temporary rulemaking authorized by this subsection shall be subject to such terms and conditions as the division may deem appropriate. Notice of any temporary rulemaking action taken by the division pursuant to this subsection shall be published in the New Jersey Register, and provided to the newspapers designated by the division pursuant to subsection d. of section 3 of P.L.1975, c.231 (C.10:4-8), at least seven days prior to the implementation of the temporary rules. Nothing herein shall be deemed to require the publication of the text of any temporary rule adopted by the division or notice of any modification of any temporary rulemaking initiated in accordance with this subsection. The text of any temporary rule adopted by the division shall be available in each casino or simulcasting facility participating in the temporary rulemaking and shall be available upon request from the division.

f. Orders, rules and regulations concerning implementation of P.L.1977, c.110 (C.5:12-1 et seq.) issued or promulgated by the commission prior to the effective date of P.L.2011, c.19 (C.5:12-6.1 et al.), shall continue with full force and effect until amended or repealed by the division or commission pursuant to law; provided, however, that any references to the commission in such orders, rules and regulations shall be deemed to refer to the division unless the context indicates otherwise.

g. Notwithstanding any other provision of this act or the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.) to the contrary, during the 90-day period following the effective date of P.L.2011, c.19 (C.5:12-6.1 et al.) the division may, after notice provided in accordance with this subsection, summarily adopt, amend or repeal any order, rule or regulation issued or promulgated by the commission prior to the effective date of P.L.2011, c.19 (C.5:12-6.1 et al.), for a period not to exceed 270 days for the purpose of determining whether such rules should be adopted on a permanent basis in accordance with the requirements of this section. Any summary rulemaking authorized by this subsection shall be subject to such terms and conditions as the division may deem appropriate. Notice of any temporary rulemaking action taken by the division pursuant to this subsection shall be published in the New Jersey Register, and provided to the newspapers designated by the division pursuant to subsection d. of section 3 of P.L.1975, c.231 (C.10:4-8), at least seven days prior to the implementation of the temporary rules. Nothing herein shall be deemed to require the publication of the text of any temporary rule adopted by the division or notice of any modification of any temporary rulemaking initiated in accordance with this subsection. The text of any temporary rule adopted by the division shall be available in each casino or simulcasting facility participating in the temporary rulemaking and shall be available upon request from the division.

h. Notwithstanding any other provision of this act or the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.) to the contrary, the commission and the division may, after notice provided in accordance with this subsection, summarily adopt, amend, or repeal any order, rule, or regulation issued or promulgated by the commission or division, for a period not to exceed 270 days for the purpose of initiating the implementation of Internet wagering at casinos. The summary rulemaking authorized by this subsection shall be subject to such terms and conditions as the commission or division may deem appropriate. Notice of any temporary rulemaking action taken by the commission or division pursuant to this subsection shall be published in the New Jersey Register, and provided to the newspapers designated by the commission or division pursuant to subsection d. of section 3 of P.L.1975, c.231 (C.10:4-8), at least seven days prior to the implementation of the temporary rules. Nothing herein shall be deemed to require the publication of the text of any temporary rule adopted by the commission or division or notice of any modification of any temporary rulemaking initiated in accordance with this subsection. The text of any temporary rule adopted by the commission or division shall be available in each casino participating in the temporary rulemaking and shall be available upon request from the commission or division.

L.1977, c.110, s.69; amended 1987, c.354, s.7; 1987, c.410, s.4; 1991, c.182, s.15; 1992, c.19, s.28; 1993, c.292, s.7; 1995, c.18, s.16; 2002, c.65, s.10; 2011, c.19, s.25.



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