(1) The attorney general shall provide legal services for the division and the commission
at the request of the executive director, director, or the commission. The attorney general shall make reasonable efforts to ensure that there is continuity
in the legal services provided and that the attorneys providing legal services to
the division and the commission have expertise in the field.
(2) The commission, the executive director, or the director may request the attorney
general to make civil investigations and enforce civil violations of rules of the
commission, on behalf of and in the name of the division, and to bring and defend
civil suits and proceedings for any of the purposes necessary and proper for carrying
out the functions of the division.
(3) Expenses of the attorney general incurred in the performance of the responsibilities
under this section shall be paid from the limited gaming fund; except that any such
expenses related to sports betting under part 15 of this article 30 shall be paid
from the sports betting fund. Notwithstanding any provision of this subsection (3) to the contrary, sports betting
is not authorized unless the voters at the November 2019 statewide election approve
the ballot question submitted pursuant to section 44-30-1514, enacted in 2019 in House Bill 19-1327.
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