Occupational Board Reform Act

General Information

Committee of Jurisdiction:General Affairs
Occupation Regulated:Pari-mutuel Wagering & Gaming
Occupational Board:NE Racing & Gaming Commission
Contact:Tom Sage
Purpose:Regulating Pari-mutuel Wagering and Casino Gaming
Regulated Professionals:FY22 1392
Year Created:1935
Year Active:1935
Sunset Date:None


Statutory Authorization:NE Racing & Gaming Commission
Parent Agency:None


Number of Members:7
Who Appoints:Governor
Legislative Approval:Yes
Qualifications of Members:Adult of sound mind and memory - experience in the industry
Per Diem:Yes
Expense Reimbursement:Yes
Term Length:4 years
Terms Rotate or Expire at Once:Terms Rotate


Required FY 2022-2021:8
Held FY 2022-2021:10
Required FY 2021-2020:1
Held FY 2021-2020:7
Required FY 2020-2019:1
Held FY 2020-2019:8
Required FY 2019-2018:1
Held FY 2019-2018:3
Required FY 2018-2017:1
Held FY 2018-2017:5


Support Staff:2
Shared or Separate:Separate
FY 2022-2021 Budget:2
FY 2021-2020 Budget:2
FY 2020-2019 Budget:2
FY 2019-2018 Budget:2
FY 2018-2017 Budget:2
Other Funding Sources:None - Cash Funded
Spending Authority:Agency


Government Certificates Issued:2390
Issued Certificate Descriptions:Occupational licensees for pari-mutuel and/or casino gaming.
Government Certificates Revoked:0
Revoked Certificate Descriptions:Suspension does not equal revoked.
Government Certificates Denied:0
Denied Certificate Descriptions:None.
Government Certificates Penalties Against:0
Penalty Certificate Descriptions:None.
Explanation of Effectiveness:https://nebraskalegislature.gov/pdf/SurveyDocs/explanation1671574662.pdf
Potential HarmNE would lose approximately 200,000.00 per week in gaming tax revenue.
Regulation Comparison:https://nebraskalegislature.gov/pdf/SurveyDocs/comparison1671574662.pdf
Subject to Regulations of Act(LB407):No
Survey Submitted: December 20, 2022 04:17 PM