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§ 18C‑141.  Selection oflottery game retailers.

(a)        The Director shallrecommend to the Commission those persons with whom to contract as lottery gameretailers. To the extent practicable, the Director shall meet the minorityparticipation goals under Article 8 of Chapter 143 of the General Statutes.

(b)        The Director maynot recommend contracting with any of the following:

(1)        A natural personunder 21 years of age. This minimum age shall not prohibit employees of alottery game retailer who are under 21 years of age from selling lotterytickets or shares during their employment.

(2)        A person who wouldbe engaged exclusively in the business of selling lottery tickets or shares oroperating electronic computer terminals or other devices solely for entertainment.

(3)        A person who is notcurrent in filing all applicable tax returns to the State and in payment of alltaxes, interest, and penalties owed to the State, excluding items under formalappeal under applicable statutes. Upon request of the Director, the Departmentof Revenue shall provide this information about a specific person to theCommission.

(4)        A person who residesin the same household as a member of the Commission, the Director, or any otheremployee of the Commission.

(c)        Upon approval ofthe Commission, the Director shall enter into a contract with the person tosell tickets or shares upon such terms and conditions as the Commissiondirects. (2005‑344,s. 1; 2005‑276, s. 31.1(m).)