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58 Pa. Code § 427a.2. Manufacturer license applications and standards.

§ 427a.2. Manufacturer license applications and standards.

 (a)  An applicant for a manufacturer license shall submit:

   (1)  An original and one copy of the Manufacturer Application and Disclosure Information Form for the applicant and each of the applicant’s principal affiliates.

   (2)  The nonrefundable application fee posted on the Board’s web site.

   (3)  A diversity plan as set forth in section 1325(b) of the act (relating to license or permit issuance) and Chapter 481a (relating to diversity).

   (4)  An application from every key employee under §  435a.2 (relating to key employee license) and principal under Chapter 433a (relating to principal licenses) as specified by the Manufacturer Application and Disclosure Information Form and other persons as determined by the Board.

   (5)  An affirmation that neither the applicant nor any of its affiliates, intermediaries, subsidiaries or holding companies is an applicant for or holder of a slot machine license, and that the applicant has neither applied for nor holds a supplier license.

   (6)  A sworn or affirmed statement that the applicant has developed and implemented internal safeguards and policies to prevent a violation of section 1513 of the act (relating to political influence) and a copy the safeguards and policies.

 (b)  In addition to the materials required under subsection (a), an applicant for a manufacturer license shall:

   (1)  Comply with the general application requirements in Chapters 421a and 423a (relating to general provisions; and applications; statement of conditions; wagering restrictions).

   (2)  Demonstrate that the applicant has the ability to manufacture, build, rebuild, repair, fabricate, assemble, produce, program, design or otherwise make modifications to slot machines, table game devices or associated equipment which meet one or more of the following criteria:

     (i)   Are specifically designed for use in the operation of a slot machine or table game device.

     (ii)   Are needed to conduct an authorized game.

     (iii)   Have the capacity to affect the outcome of the play of a game.

     (iv)   Have the capacity to affect the calculation, storage, collection or control of gross terminal revenue.

 (c)  In determining whether an applicant is suitable to be licensed as a manufacturer under this section, the Board will consider the following:

   (1)  The financial fitness, good character, honesty, integrity and responsibility of the applicant.

   (2)  If all principals of the applicant are eligible and suitable under the standards of section 1317.1 of the act (relating to manufacturer licenses).

   (3)  The integrity of all financial backers.

   (4)  The suitability of the applicant and the principals of the applicant based on the satisfactory results of:

     (i)   The background investigation of the principals.

     (ii)   A current tax clearance review performed by the Department.

     (iii)   A current Unemployment Compensation Tax clearance review and a Workers Compensation Tax clearance review performed by the Department of Labor and Industry.


   The provisions of this §  427a.2 amended under 4 Pa.C.S. § §  1202(b)(9)—(23), 1205, 1206(f) and (g), 1207(1) and (2), 1208(1)(iii), 1209(b), 1212, 1213, 13A11, 13A12—13A14, 13A15 and 1802 and Chapter 13.


   The provisions of this §  427a.2 amended June 12, 2015, effective June 13, 2015, 45 Pa.B. 2829. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (334131) to (334132) and (363705).

Cross References

   This section cited in 58 Pa. Code §  427a.4 (relating to alternative manufacturer licensing standards); and 58 Pa. Code §  1107a.1 (relating to manufacturer licenses).

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