53ER19-22. Granting Retailer Contracts and Certificates of Authority  

Effective on Monday, April 15, 2019
  • 1(1) Retailer contracts shall authorize the sale of lottery tickets.

    11(2) Retailer contracts shall have a term of four years and shall be renewable upon successful completion of the renewal process. Renewed retailer contracts shall be executed prior to the expiration of an existing contract. If a renewal contract is not executed prior to expiration of the current contract, the retailer’s ticket sales and terminal activity shall be immediately terminated.

    71(3) Following complete execution of the retailer contract, the Florida Lottery shall issue a Certificate of Authority to each retailer for purposes of display. The Certificate of Authority shall bear the name of the contracted retailer and the address of the contracted premises. The Certificate of Authority shall be posted at all times in a conspicuous location on the premises accessible to the public and is not assignable or transferable.

    141(4) The Florida Lottery is authorized to provide a temporary Certificate of Authority to a contracted retailer for the sale of lottery tickets at a special event. Special events are public activities throughout the State of Florida, such as fairs, festivals, concerts and sporting events, in which the Florida Lottery participates as a sponsor.

    195(5) The effective date of this emergency rule is April 15, 2019.

    207(6) This emergency rule replaces Emergency 213R214ule 53ER13-14, F.A.C.

    217Rulemaking Authority 21924.109(1), 22024.112(1) FS. 222Law Implemented 22424.112 FS. 226History–New 4-15-19, Replaces 53ER13-14.