S.D. Admin. R. 20:18:18:09 - Field test of modified machines
The executive secretary must make a preliminary, nonbinding determination whether a modified slot machine meets the requirements of SDCL 42-7B and this article. If the executive secretary makes a preliminary determination that a slot machine has met the requirements, the executive secretary may require that one or more models of the modified slot machines be tested at a licensed establishment for not more than 180 days under terms that the executive secretary may require.
A manufacturer may not further modify a slot machine during the test period without approval of the executive secretary.
The executive secretary may order termination of the test period if the executive secretary determines that the manufacturer or licensed establishment has not complied with the requirements.
A licensee or manufacturer may not use a shill to play a modified machine during a test period.
If the executive secretary makes a determination that the slot machine is not eligible for testing at a licensed establishment, the executive secretary must notify the manufacturer in writing.
General Authority: SDCL 42-7B-7.
Law Implemented: SDCL 42-7B-1, 42-7B-2, 42-7B-3, 42-7B-4, 42-7B-5, 42-7B-7, 42-7B-14, 42-7B-17, 42-7B-43.
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