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Senate Bill 0626

Senate Bill 0626

ARCHIVE (2005)

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DIGEST OF SB626 (Updated April 13, 2005 2:42 pm - DI 84)

Riverboats. Reduces the number of gaming commission members who must be residents of the counties along Lake Michigan and the Ohio River. Provides that a riverboat operating in a county along Lake Michigan or the Ohio River must have either a valid certificate of inspection from the United States Coast Guard or a valid certification of compliance with marine structural and life safety standards determined by the gaming commission. Requires the gaming commission to employ its own gaming agents to perform certain statutory duties and removes the commission's authority to contract with others for the performance of those duties. Provides that gaming agents who complete a pre-basic training course and any other courses established by the gaming commission may exercise certain police powers without completing the basic training course provided at the law enforcement academies. Provides that gaming agents are members of the state excise police and conservation officers' retirement plan.
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