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58 Pa. Code § 431a.4. Responsibilities of a supplier.

§ 431a.4. Responsibilities of a supplier.

 (a)  Within 1 year of the Board’s issuance of a supplier license, the supplier shall establish and maintain a principal place of business in this Commonwealth. The principal place of business must be:

   (1)  Owned or leased by the supplier. If leased, the term of the lease must be at least as long as the term of the supplier’s license.

   (2)  Where the supplier maintains all agreements, contracts and records, or copies thereof, pertaining to the supplier’s business conducted in this Commonwealth.

   (3)  Large enough to accommodate all of the materials required under paragraph (2), the employees assigned to this office and the equipment required to carry out the employees’ assigned duties.

   (4)  Equipped with a telephone.

   (5)  Staffed by at least one person during normal business hours.

   (6)  Open for inspection by Board personnel during normal business hours.

 (b)  A supplier shall submit to the Bureau of Licensing for review any agreements with a licensed manufacturer or with a slot machine licensee. The review may include, but not be limited to, financing arrangements, inventory requirements, warehouse requirements, warehouse space, technical competency, compensative agreements and other terms or conditions to ensure the financial independence of the licensed supplier from any licensed manufacturer or licensed gaming entity.

 (c)  A holder of a supplier license shall have a continuing duty to:

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

   (2)  For publicly traded suppliers, provide notification of all SEC filings or, if the supplier is publicly traded on a foreign exchange, a copy of all filings submitted to the securities regulator that has jurisdiction over the foreign publicly traded corporation. The notification or copies of the filings shall be submitted to the Bureau of Licensing within 30 days after the date of filing with the SEC or securities regulator that has jurisdiction over the foreign publicly traded corporation.

 (d)  An employee of a licensed supplier who is a gaming or nongaming employee as defined in §  401a.3 (relating to definitions) shall obtain a permit under §  435a.3 (relating to occupation permit) or registration under §  435a.5 (relating to nongaming employee registration).


   The provisions of this §  431a.4 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 §  431a.4 amended May 22, 2009, effective May 23, 2009, 39 Pa.B. 2588; amended June 12, 2015, effective June 13, 2015, 45 Pa.B. 2829. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (353410) to (353411).

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