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Gambling Advisory Council

Also known as:
Advisory Council on Gambling
Active dates:1994-1996
Function: Studies the conduct of all forms of gambling in Minnesota and advises the Governor and legislature on all aspects of state policy on gambling, consults with agencies responsible for gambling, assists the Governor in making recommendations on gambling, and advises the Governor on the development of a socio-economic model to support decision making on gambling issues.

The advisory council shall, on February 1, 1995, and February 1, 1996, report to the governor and legislature on the results of it studies under subdivisions 4 and 5. The advisory council's report to the legislature and governor must include recommendations regarding: (1) development of a comprehensive public policy on gambling; (2) establishment of an efficient state government structure for regulation of gambling; and (3) implementation and funding of compulsive gambling programs.
History: The Advisory Council on Gambling was created as part of the 1994 legislature's omnibus gambling bill. See the two attached reports for a list of members, a summary of the Council's proceedings, as well as findings and recommendations.

The advisory council expires February 1, 1996 per Laws of 1994, Chap. 633 Art. 8 Sec. 9.
Membership: 14 members (includes legislative members)

1995 Minn. Laws Chap. 2 amended the Council, providing for an alternate member.
Agency heads: Chair is Harry Baltzer, Executive Director of the Gambling Control Board.
Note: The Legislative Reference Library may have additional reports on or by this group available through our catalog.
Record last updated: 12/29/2015
 

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