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CHAPTER 1115a. RECORD RETENTION

Sec.


1115a.1.    Video gaming record retention.

Authority

   The provisions of this Chapter 1115a added under 4 Pa.C.S. § §  3301(a) and (b)(30) and 3302, unless otherwise noted.

Source

   The provisions of this Chapter 1115a added August 20, 2021, effective August 21, 2021, 51 Pa.B. 5207, unless otherwise noted.

§ 1115a.1. Video gaming record retention.

 (a)  For the purposes of this section, ‘‘books, records and documents’’ means any book, record or document pertaining to, prepared in or generated by the operation of video gaming by a terminal operator licensee or an establishment licensee including all forms, reports, accounting records, ledgers, subsidiary records, computer generated data, internal audit records, correspondence and personnel records.

 (b)  As a condition of continued operation, a terminal operator licensee or an establishment licensee shall agree to maintain all books, records and documents pertaining to the conduct of video gaming in a manner and location in this Commonwealth as approved by the Board. All books, records and documents must meet all of the following:

   (1)  Be organized in a manner to clearly depict by separate records the total amount of money wagered and paid as winnings in all video gaming activity.

   (2)  Be segregated by separate accounts within the terminal operator licensee or establishment licensee’s books, records and documents.

   (3)  Be immediately available for inspection upon request of the Board, the Bureau, the Department, the Pennsylvania State Police or the Attorney General, or agents thereof, during all hours of operation of video gaming by a terminal operator licensee or establishment licensee.

   (4)  Be prepared and maintained in a complete, accurate and legible form. Electronic data must be stored in a format that ensures readability, regardless of whether the technology or software that created or maintained it has become obsolete.

   (5)  Be retained in a secure location by a terminal operator licensee or establishment licensee that is equipped with a fire suppression system or in a fire proof location on the premises.

   (6)  Be organized and indexed in a manner to provide immediate accessibility to the Board, the Bureau, the Department, the Pennsylvania State Police or the Attorney General, or agents thereof.

   (7)  Be destroyed only after expiration of the minimum retention period of 5 years, unless the Board, upon the written request of a terminal operator licensee or an establishment licensee and for good cause shown, permits the destruction at an earlier date.



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