Terms Used In Kansas Statutes 74-8735

  • Ancillary lottery gaming facility operations: means additional non-lottery facility game products and services not owned and operated by the state which may be included in the overall development associated with the lottery gaming facility. See Kansas Statutes 74-8702
  • Commission: means the Kansas lottery commission. See Kansas Statutes 74-8702
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Executive director: means the executive director of the Kansas lottery. See Kansas Statutes 74-8702
  • Gaming zone: means : (1) The northeast Kansas gaming zone, which consists of Wyandotte county; (2) the southeast Kansas gaming zone, which consists of Crawford and Cherokee counties; (3) the south central Kansas gaming zone, which consists of Sedgwick and Sumner counties; and (4) the southwest Kansas gaming zone, which consists of Ford county. See Kansas Statutes 74-8702
  • Lottery gaming facility: means that portion of a building used for the purposes of operating, managing and maintaining lottery facility games. See Kansas Statutes 74-8702
  • Lottery gaming facility management contract: means a contract, subcontract or collateral agreement between the state and a lottery gaming facility manager for the management of a lottery gaming facility, the business of which is owned and operated by the Kansas lottery, negotiated and signed by the executive director on behalf of the state. See Kansas Statutes 74-8702
  • Lottery gaming facility manager: means a corporation, limited liability company, resident Kansas American Indian tribe or other business entity authorized to construct and manage, or manage alone, pursuant to a lottery gaming facility management contract with the Kansas lottery, and on behalf of the state, a lottery gaming enterprise and lottery gaming facility. See Kansas Statutes 74-8702
  • Person: means any natural person, association, limited liability company, corporation or partnership. See Kansas Statutes 74-8702
  • Property: includes personal and real property. See Kansas Statutes 77-201

(a) There is hereby created the lottery gaming facility review board. The board shall consist of:

(1) Three members appointed by the governor;

(2) two members appointed by the president of the senate; and

(3) two members appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

(b) To be eligible for appointment to the board, a person shall submit to the appointing authority evidence of significant business experience, particularly in business development and location of new businesses to maximize revenue.

(c) A person shall not be eligible for appointment to the board if the person:

(1) Is a resident of or owns property in a gaming zone;

(2) has an interest in any business domiciled in or conducting a significant portion of its business in a gaming zone; or

(3) has, or has had during the preceding two years, either directly or indirectly, a financial interest in or is, or has been during the preceding two years, employed by or a consultant to a prospective lottery gaming facility manager or any ancillary lottery gaming facility operations proposed by a prospective lottery gaming facility manager.

(d) Not more than four members of the board shall be members of the same political party.

(e) The governor shall designate one member of the board to serve as chairperson of the board.

(f) The vote of at least four members of the board shall be required to take action.

(g) Subject to the limitations of appropriations therefor, members of the board shall receive such compensation as determined by the governor. Members of the board attending meetings of the board or subcommittee meetings thereof approved by the board shall be paid subsistence allowances, mileage and other expenses as provided in K.S.A. 75-3223, and amendments thereto.

(h) The board is hereby attached to the Kansas racing and gaming commission as a part thereof. All budgeting, purchasing and related management functions of the board shall be administered by the executive director of the Kansas racing and gaming commission and the executive director shall provide office and meeting space and such clerical and other staff assistance as may be necessary to assist the board in carrying out its powers, duties and functions under this act. The board may employ any experts, consultants or other professionals at the expense of a prospective lottery gaming facility manager to provide assistance in evaluating a lottery gaming facility management contract submitted to the board.