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565.12(1)(b) (b) Failed to meet any of the qualifications for being a retailer under s. 565.10 or rules promulgated under s. 565.02 (3) (b) or as specified by contract.
565.12(1)(c) (c) Endangered the security of the lottery.
565.12(1)(d) (d) Engaged in fraud, deceit, misrepresentation or other conduct prejudicial to public confidence in the lottery.
565.12(1)(e) (e) Failed to account accurately for lottery tickets, revenues or prizes or lottery shares, as required by the department, or is delinquent in remitting lottery ticket or lottery share revenues.
565.12(1)(f) (f) Performed any action constituting a reason for termination or suspension as specified in the contract, which shall include the following:
565.12(1)(f)1. 1. The intentional sale of lottery tickets or lottery shares to any person under the age of 18.
565.12(1)(f)2. 2. A violation of this chapter or any rule promulgated under this chapter.
565.12(2) (2)If the administrator determines that the immediate suspension or termination of a lottery retailer contract entered into under s. 565.10 is necessary to protect the public interest or the security, integrity or fiscal responsibility of the lottery, the administrator may, without prior notice or hearing, suspend for a specified period or terminate the lottery retailer contract by mailing to the retailer a notice of suspension or termination that includes a statement of the facts or conduct that warrant the suspension or termination and a notice that the retailer may, within 30 days after the date on which the notice of suspension or termination is mailed, have the suspension or termination reconsidered by the administrator. If, upon reconsideration, the administrator affirms the determination to suspend or terminate the lottery retailer contract, the retailer shall be afforded an opportunity for a hearing before the department to review the determination of the administrator.
565.12(3) (3)The department shall render the final decisions under s. 227.47 for all terminations and suspensions under subs. (1) and (2).
565.12 History History: 1987 a. 119; 1991 a. 39, 269; 1995 a. 27; 1997 a. 27.
565.15 565.15 Department retail outlet. The department may establish and operate a lottery ticket or lottery share retail sales outlet or sell lottery tickets or lottery shares to the public at a special event. In considering whether to engage in direct retail sales, the department shall attempt to minimize the competitive effects of its sales on sales by other retailers.
565.15 History History: 1987 a. 119, 403; 1991 a. 269; 1995 a. 27.
565.17 565.17 Limitations on ticket and share sales and purchases.
565.17(1)(1)Who may sell. Lottery tickets or lottery shares may not be sold by any person other than a retailer or the department.
565.17(1m) (1m) Ticket couriers prohibited. No person may operate a ticket courier service in this state.
565.17(2) (2) Price. No person may sell lottery tickets or lottery shares at a price other than the retail sales price established by the administrator under s. 565.27 (1) (b), except to the extent of any discount authorized by the administrator or the department.
565.17(3) (3) Cash sales. Lottery tickets or lottery shares may be sold only for cash.
565.17(4) (4) Age.
565.17(4)(a)(a) A person under 18 years of age may not purchase a lottery ticket or lottery share. This paragraph does not prohibit a person 18 years of age or older from giving a lottery ticket or lottery share to a person under 18 years of age.
565.17(4)(b) (b) No person may sell a lottery ticket or lottery share to a person under 18 years of age or to any other person knowing that the lottery ticket or lottery share is being purchased for a person under 18 years of age other than as a gift.
565.17(4)(c) (c) No person may pay a prize for a winning lottery ticket or lottery share to any person knowing that the purchaser was under 18 years of age or knowing that the lottery ticket or lottery share was purchased for a person under 18 years of age other than as a gift.
565.17(5) (5) Certain department employees.
565.17(5)(a) (a) No employee in the lottery division of the department or the secretary, deputy secretary, or assistant deputy secretary of revenue and no member of such a person's immediate family, as defined in s. 19.42 (7), may purchase a lottery ticket or lottery share.
565.17(5)(b) (b) No person may sell a lottery ticket or lottery share to a person knowing that the purchaser is prohibited from purchasing a lottery ticket or lottery share under par. (a).
565.17(5)(c) (c) No person may pay a prize for a winning lottery ticket or lottery share to any person knowing that the purchaser was prohibited from purchasing a lottery ticket or lottery share under par. (a).
565.17 Annotation A plan whereby a soft drink company would include a coupon for a Wisconsin lottery ticket with specified purchases and customers could redeem coupons for lottery tickets at retail lottery outlets would violate s. 100.16. 77 Atty. Gen. 303.
565.20 565.20 Retailer rental payments. If a retailer's rental payment for the premises described in a contract entered into under s. 565.10 is contractually computed, in whole or in part, on the basis of a percentage of retail sales and the computation of retail sales is not expressly defined, under the rental contract, to include sales of lottery tickets or lottery shares in the lottery under this chapter, any compensation received by the retailer under s. 565.10 (14) shall be considered the amount of the retail sales from the lottery tickets or lottery shares for the purposes of computing the rental payment.
565.20 History History: 1987 a. 119.
565.25 565.25 Contracting authority and purchasing procedures.
565.25(1)(1)Definition. In this section, “department" means the department of administration.
565.25(1m) (1m) Scope of authority. Subject to approval by the secretary of revenue, the administrator may determine whether lottery functions shall be performed by department of revenue employees or by one or more persons under contract with the department of administration, except that no contract may provide for the entire management of the lottery or for the entire operation of the lottery by any private person. The department of administration may contract for management consultation services to assist in the management or operation of the lottery. The department of administration may not contract for financial auditing or security monitoring services, except that, if the department of administration delegates under s. 16.71 (1) to the department of revenue the authority to make a major procurement, the department of revenue may contract with the department of administration for warehouse and building protection services relating to the state lottery. If the department of administration delegates under s. 16.71 (1) to the department of revenue the authority to make a major procurement, the department of revenue shall assume the powers and duties of the department of administration and the administrator shall assume the powers and duties of the secretary of administration under this section and ss. 16.70 to 16.77, except under ss. 16.72 (4) (a), 16.76 (1) and 16.77 (1).
565.25(2) (2) Purchasing procedures.
565.25(2)(a)1.1. Except as provided under s. 16.71 (1), the department shall make major procurements.
565.25(2)(a)2. 2. Notwithstanding the provisions of s. 16.75 (1) (a) relating to the lowest responsible bidder and s. 16.75 (2m) (g) relating to the most advantageous proposal, all contracts or orders under s. 16.75 (1) and (2m) shall be awarded on the basis of a formula specified by the department that weighs all of the following factors, to the extent applicable:
565.25(2)(a)2.a. a. The cost of the bid or proposal.
565.25(2)(a)2.b. b. The technical capability and expertise of the proposed vendor.
565.25(2)(a)2.c. c. The integrity, reliability and expertise of the proposed vendor in providing the items covered by the bid or proposal.
565.25(2)(a)2.d. d. The security for lottery operations provided under the bid or proposal.
565.25(2)(a)2.e. e. The financial stability of the proposed vendor.
565.25(2)(a)3. 3. In addition to the provisions of ss. 16.75 (3m) and 16.765 that apply to purchasing or contracting state agencies, in awarding orders or contracts, the department shall give preference to a bidder if at least 5 percent of the individuals employed by the bidder and any subcontractors to produce, distribute, supply or sell the materials, supplies, equipment or services under the order or contract are minority group members and are employed in the state.
565.25(2)(a)4. 4. The administrator shall develop specifications for major procurements. If security is a factor in the materials, supplies, equipment, property, or services to be purchased in any major procurement, then invitations for bids or competitive sealed proposals shall include specifications related to security. The administrator shall submit specifications for major procurement to the secretary of revenue for review and approval before the department of administration releases the specifications in invitations for bids or competitive sealed proposals. The department of administration shall require separate bids or separate competitive sealed proposals for management consultation services if the services are provided under contract as provided in sub. (1m).
565.25(2)(a)5. 5. The vendor shall disclose such information as is required by the department, by rule, with the vendor's submission of a bid or proposal for a major procurement.
565.25(2)(a)6. 6. If the department of administration delegates under s. 16.71 (1) to the department of revenue the authority to make a major procurement, the award of the major procurement contract is subject to the requirements in ss. 16.72 (4) (a) and 16.76 (1). Copies of requisitions and contracts for major procurements shall be maintained by the administrator and shall be subject to inspection and copying under subch. II of ch. 19.
565.25(2)(a)7. 7. No bill or statement for any purchase or engagement for the department of revenue relating to the state lottery may be paid until the bill or statement is approved by the administrator.
565.25(2)(c) (c) A major procurement contract under this subsection may be for any term deemed to be in the best interests of the state lottery or the multijurisdictional lottery in which the state participates, but the term and any provisions for renewal or extension shall be incorporated in the bid specifications or proposal solicitation and the contract document.
565.25(3) (3) Vendor qualifications.
565.25(3)(a)(a) No contract for a major procurement may be entered into with a person if, during the immediately preceding 10 years, the person has been convicted of, or entered a plea of guilty or no contest to, any of the following, unless the person has been pardoned:
565.25(3)(a)1. 1. A felony.
565.25(3)(a)2. 2. A gambling-related offense.
565.25(3)(a)3. 3. Fraud or misrepresentation in any connection.
565.25(3)(a)4. 4. A violation of this chapter or any rule promulgated under this chapter.
565.25(3)(b)1.1. Except as provided in subd. 4., if the vendor is a partnership, par. (a) applies to the partnership and each partner of the partnership.
565.25(3)(b)1L. 1L. Except as provided in subd. 4., if the vendor is a limited liability company, par. (a) applies to the limited liability company and to each of its members.
565.25(3)(b)2. 2. Except as provided in subd. 4., if the vendor is an association, par. (a) applies to the association and each officer and director of the association.
565.25(3)(b)3. 3. Except as provided in subd. 4., if the vendor is a corporation, par. (a) applies to the corporation, each officer or director of the corporation and each owner, directly or indirectly, of any equity security or other ownership interest in the corporation. In the case of owners of publicly held securities of a publicly traded corporation, par. (a) only applies to those persons who are beneficial owners of 5 percent or more of the publicly held securities.
565.25(3)(b)4. 4. The restrictions under par. (a) do not apply to the partnership, limited liability company, association or corporation if the department determines that the partnership, limited liability company, association or corporation has terminated its relationship with the partner, member, officer, director or owner who was convicted or entered the plea or with the partner, member, officer, director, owner or other individual whose actions directly contributed to the partnership's, limited liability company's, association's or corporation's conviction or entry of plea.
565.25(3)(c) (c) No contract for a major procurement may be entered into unless the contract provides that the vendor has established or will, within a period of time specified in the contract, establish an office within the state from which the vendor will process, produce, distribute, supply or sell materials, supplies, equipment or services under the contract.
565.25(3)(d) (d) The vendor shall meet any additional qualifications established by rule under s. 565.02 (4) (c).
565.25(3m) (3m) False statement or material omission. No person proposing to contract for a major procurement may intentionally make a false statement or material omission in any disclosure statement required under sub. (2) (a) 5.
565.25(4) (4) Background investigations. The department of justice shall conduct a background investigation of any person proposing to contract or contracting for a major procurement and of all partners, members, officers, directors, owners and beneficial owners identified under sub. (3) (b). The department of justice may require the person and partners, members, officers, directors and shareholders identified under sub. (3) (b) to be photographed and fingerprinted. The department of justice may submit the fingerprints to the federal bureau of investigation for the purposes of verifying the identity of the persons fingerprinted and obtaining records of their criminal arrests and convictions. If the results of the background investigation disclose information specified in sub. (3) (a) with respect to the person, partner, member, officer, director, owner or beneficial owner, a contract with the vendor, if entered into prior to the disclosure, is void and the vendor shall forfeit any amount filed, deposited or established under sub. (5) (b). The department of justice shall repeat the background investigation of each vendor, and each vendor's partners, members, officers, directors, owners, and beneficial owners, under sub. (3) (b), every 5 years. The department of revenue shall reimburse the department of justice for the department of justice's services under this subsection and shall obtain payment from the person proposing to contract or the vendor in the amount of the reimbursement.
565.25(5) (5) Financial responsibility.
565.25(5)(a) (a) In this subsection, “financial institution" has the meaning specified in s. 705.01 (3).
565.25(5)(b) (b) For a major procurement, the department may require from a person proposing to contract on a bid, conditioned upon signing the contract if awarded to the person, or on a contract award, conditioned upon performance under the contract or payment of subcontractors, any of the following:
565.25(5)(b)1. 1. The deposit with the department of a bond payable to the department, in an amount required by the department.
565.25(5)(b)2. 2. The deposit and maintenance with the department of interest-bearing or interest-accruing securities approved by the department, which shall be held in trust by the department and shall have at all times a market value equal to at least the amount required by the department.
565.25(5)(b)3. 3. The filing with the department and maintenance of an irrevocable letter of credit payable to and for the benefit of the department, in an amount required by the department.
565.25(5)(b)4. 4. The establishment with a financial institution of an escrow account, the terms, conditions and amount of which are established for the benefit of the department, in an amount required by the department.
565.25 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also ch. Tax 62, Wis. adm. code.
565.27 565.27 Lottery games.
565.27(1)(1)Game features and procedures. Subject to this section, the rules promulgated under s. 565.02 (3) (d) and (4) (a) and approval by the secretary of revenue, the administrator shall determine the particular features of and procedures for each lottery game offered. The features and procedures shall be in writing, shall be accessible to the public and shall include all of the following:
565.27(1)(a) (a) The theme and name of the game.
565.27(1)(b) (b) The price of lottery tickets or lottery shares and any discount authorized for the price.
565.27(1)(c) (c) The prize structure, including the number and value of prizes.
565.27(1)(d) (d) The frequency of drawings or other winner selections.
565.27(1)(e) (e) The method of selecting winners.
565.27(1)(f) (f) The method of making payment to winners.
565.27(2) (2) Selecting winners.
565.27(2)(a)(a) The actual selection of any winning lottery ticket or lottery share may not be performed by an elected or appointed official or an employee of the lottery division in the department.
565.27(2)(b) (b) If drawings are used to select among winning numbers, to select among entries or to select among finalists, all of the following requirements shall be met:
565.27(2)(b)1. 1. The drawings shall be witnessed by an independent certified public accountant.
565.27(2)(b)2. 2. The drawings shall be open to the public.
565.27(2)(b)3. 3. The drawings shall be recorded on both videotape and audiotape.
565.27(2)(b)4. 4. Any equipment used for the drawing must be inspected by a certified public accountant and a department employee before and after the drawing, except that a department employee is not required to inspect the equipment if the drawing is used for a multijurisdictional lottery.
565.27(3) (3) Ticket and share numbers. Every lottery ticket and lottery share shall have a unique number that distinguishes the ticket or share from every other ticket or share in the lottery game.
565.27(4) (4) Lottery ticket appearance. No name of an elected or appointed official may appear on the lottery tickets of any lottery game.
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