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AB-957 Gaming Policy Advisory Committee.(2021-2022)

As Amends the Law Today


 Section 19817 of the Business and Professions Code is amended to read:

 The commission shall establish and appoint a Gaming Policy Advisory Committee of 10 12  members. The committee shall be composed of five  representatives of controlled gambling licensees and licensees, five  members of the general public in equal numbers.  public, one representative of academia who possesses knowledge on matters related to gaming, and one representative from the Bureau of Gambling Control.  The executive director shall, from time to time, convene the committee  shall convene the committee at least twice every calendar year  for the purpose of discussing matters of controlled gambling regulatory policy and any other relevant gambling-related issue. The committee’s objective shall be to solicit input from various constituencies, including the public, on gaming policy issues for future consideration to the commission, as appropriate. The  recommendations concerning gambling policy made by the committee shall be presented to the commission, but shall be deemed advisory and not binding on the commission in the performance of its duties or functions. The committee may shall  not advise the commission on Indian gaming.