AN ACT TO STUDY THE STATUS OF SPORTS BETTING AND WHETHER OR NOT TO ESTABLISH A GAMING COMMISSION.
House amendments make the following changes to the 2nd edition.
Amendment #1 clarifies that the members of the NC Lottery Commission are to operate as the NC Gaming Commission until appointments have been made to the NC Gaming Commission pursuant to the act's provisions, with appointments made as each term expires.
Amendment #3 eliminates the proposed changes to GS 18B-500 concerning the subject matter jurisdiction of alcohol law-enforcement (ALE) agents. Instead modifies and adds to the statute as follows. Makes organizational changes and modifies ALE agents' primary responsibilities to include enforcement of GS Chapter 18B, new GS Chapter 18E, and lottery and gaming laws of GS Chapter 14. Modifies ALE agents' subject matter jurisdiction (SMJ), now set out to include enforcement for any criminal offense:
Now specifies that ALE agents have full power and authority as peace officers to execute criminal process, respond to and take enforcement action for any crime of violence or breach of peace, and additional duties directed by the Governor or the Secretary of the Department of Public Safety when necessary for security at a public event, or protection of persons or property due to a disaster or state of emergency.
Amendment #3 also adds further guidance regarding the transfer of the ALE Branch of DPS and the Boxing Advisory Commission to the Gaming Commission. Authorizes three specified receipt-supported ALE Division positions to be converted to the General Fund. Additionally, transfers three specified ALE Division administrative specialist positions to the Gaming Commission.
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