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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 11. Gaming
Agency 5. Virginia Lottery Board
Chapter 90. Casino Gaming
2/25/2024

11VAC5-90-30. Waiver request.

A. A person seeking an exemption from this chapter shall submit a written waiver request in a format specified by the department.

B. A written waiver request shall contain at least the following:

1. The regulation for which the waiver is sought;

2. Detailed facts in support of the waiver request;

3. An explanation of the unique circumstances justifying the request; and

4. Any other information requested by the department.

C. Upon receipt of a waiver request that fails to comply with this section, department staff shall notify the requestor:

1. Of any deficiency in the waiver request; and

2. That the waiver request will not be presented to the board unless the identified deficiency is corrected.

D. Upon receipt of a waiver request that complies with this section, department staff shall present the waiver request to the board as soon as practicable.

E. In evaluating whether to grant a waiver request, the board may consider:

1. The particular facts supporting the waiver request;

2. Whether enforcement of the regulation as to the subject of the waiver request is necessary to protect the public interest or accomplish the policies established by the casino gaming law;

3. Limiting or restricting the relief sought as the board considers necessary in the public interest;

4. Granting the waiver request subject to a condition;

5. Requiring the requestor to submit any additional information; and

6. Any other relevant information.

F. The board shall provide the requestor with written notification of its decision.

G. A decision of the board on a waiver request is not appealable.

Statutory Authority

§§ 58.1-4101 and 58.1-4102 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 38, Issue 13, eff. March 16, 2022.

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