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File #: 21-1182    Version: 1
Type: Public Safety Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 5/10/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/25/2021 Final action:
Title: Ordinance Amending Title 16 (Gaming Control).
Attachments: 1. Memorandum, 2. Ordinance, 3. Memorandum from Liccardo 5/24/21


Ordinance Amending Title 16 (Gaming Control).


Approve an ordinance amending Title 16 of the San José Municipal Code, the Gaming Control Ordinance, to:

(a) Repeal obsolete sections addressing pre-1999 stock ownership, licensing for pre-1999 landowners, provisional key employee licenses, and public telephone access for 911 and 311 calls;

(b) Modify the process for the promulgation of gaming regulations;

(c) Require that the Gaming Administrator issue a monthly notice, to the Chief of Police, with the expected date of completion of any investigations that are not concluded within 180 days;

(d) Eliminate the requirement that the Chief of Police prepare two annual reports, one evaluating the impact of Cardroom Gambling on crime in the San José metropolitan area, and the other a compliance report addressing regulatory issues pertaining to cardroom gambling in San José;

(e) Require the cardrooms to implement and comply with a system of internal controls for key employee licenses and work permits and require that the cardrooms comply with their approved internal controls document;

(f) Update and add definitions for various terms; and

(g) Make other technical, non-substantive, or formatting changes.

CEQA: Not a Project, File No. PP17-008, General Procedure and Policy Making resulting in no changes to the physical environment. (Police)