Iowa Admin. Code r. 531-12.1 - License eligibility criteria

Current through Register Vol. 44, No. 20, April 6, 2022

(1) A person, partnership, unincorporated association, authority, or other business entity shall not be selected as a lottery retailer if the person or entity meets any of the following conditions:
a. Has been convicted of a criminal offense related to the security or integrity of the lottery in Iowa or any other jurisdiction.
b. Has been convicted of any illegal gambling activity, false statements, perjury, fraud, or a felony in Iowa or any other jurisdiction.
c. Has been found to have violated the provisions of Iowa Code Supplement chapter 99G, or any regulation, policy, or procedure of the lottery, unless either ten years have passed since the violation or the board finds the violation both minor and unintentional in nature.
d. Is a vendor or any employee or agent of any vendor doing business with the lottery.
e. Resides in the same household as an officer of the lottery.
f. If a natural person, is less than 18 years of age.
g. Does not demonstrate financial responsibility sufficient to adequately meet the requirements of the proposed enterprise.
h. Has not demonstrated that the applicant is the true owner of the business proposed to be licensed and that all persons holding at least a 10 percent ownership interest in the applicant's business have been disclosed.
i. Has knowingly made a false statement of material fact to the authority.
(2) The applicant shall be current in filing all applicable tax returns to the state of Iowa and in payment of all taxes, interest, and penalties owed to the state of Iowa, excluding items under formal appeal pursuant to applicable statutes.
(3) The lottery will deny a license to any applicant who is an individual if the lottery has received a certificate of noncompliance from the child support recovery unit with regard to the individual, until the unit furnishes the lottery with a withdrawal of the certificate of noncompliance.

This rule is intended to implement Iowa Code section 252J.2 and Iowa Code Supplement sections 99G.7(1), 990.9(3), 99G.21(2), and 99G.24.


Iowa Admin. Code r. 531-12.1

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