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58 Pa. Code § 433a.6. Lenders and underwriters.

§ 433a.6. Lenders and underwriters.

 (a)  Each lender and underwriter of a slot machine, management company, manufacturer, manufacturer designee or supplier licensee shall be licensed as a principal.

 (b)  Notwithstanding subsection (a), a lender that is a bank or lending institution which makes a loan to a slot machine, management company, manufacturer, manufacturer designee or supplier licensee in the ordinary course of business will not be required to be licensed as a principal. The Board may require a bank or lending institution to provide information or other assurances to verify its eligibility for this exemption.

 (c)  A lender to a principal affiliate of a slot machine licensee or to a management company that is obtaining financing for the construction or operation of a slot machine licensee shall be required to be licensed as a principal unless the following apply:

   (1)  The lender is in the business of providing debt or equity capital to individuals or entities.

   (2)  The loan to the principal affiliate or management company of a slot machine licensee is in the ordinary course of the lender’s business.

   (3)  The lender does not have the ability to control or otherwise influence the affairs of the principal affiliate or management company of a slot machine licensee or the slot machine licensee.

 (d)  A lender that is required to be licensed as a principal in accordance with subsection (c) may lend to a principal affiliate or to a management company of a slot machine licensee prior to licensure if the lender has filed a completed application in accordance with §  433a.8 (relating to principal applications) and has received lender authorization from the Bureau of Licensing.

 (e)  A person that acquires a debt instrument issued by a licensed supplier, manufacturer, manufacturer designee, management company, slot machine licensee or principal affiliate of a slot machine licensee in a secondary market will not be required to be licensed as a principal if:

   (1)  The person does not have any right or ability to control or influence the affairs of the licensee.

   (2)  The person’s acquisition of the debt instrument is in the ordinary course of business and is not part of a plan or scheme to avoid the requirements of this section.

 (f)  Notwithstanding any provision to the contrary in this section, the Board may require the licensure of any person that holds a debt instrument issued by a licensee or any principal affiliate or subsidiary of a licensee if Board staff has reason to believe that the suitability of the person may be at issue.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  433a.6 amended under 4 Pa.C.S. § §  1202(b)(9)—(23) and (30), 1205, 1206(f) and (g), 1207(1) and (2), 1208(1)(iii), 1209(b), 1212, 1213, 1311.1, 1326, 13A11, 13A12—13A14, 13A15 and 1802 and Chapter 13.

Source

   The provisions of this §  433a.6 amended November 19, 2010, effective November 20, 2010, 40 Pa.B. 6676; amended June 12, 2015, effective June 13, 2015, 45 Pa.B. 2829. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (354547) to (354548).



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