Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford

Filed: 5/23/2017





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 213 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Illinois Lottery Law is amended by changing
5Section 2 as follows:
6    (20 ILCS 1605/2)  (from Ch. 120, par. 1152)
7    Sec. 2. This Act is enacted to implement and establish
8within the State a lottery to be conducted by the State through
9the Department. The entire net proceeds of the Lottery are to
10be used for the support of the State's Common School Fund,
11except as provided in subsection (o) of Section 9.1 and
12Sections 21.5, 21.6, 21.7, 21.8, and 21.9. The General Assembly
13finds that it is in the public interest for the Department to
14conduct the functions of the Lottery with the assistance of a
15private manager under a management agreement overseen by the
16Department. The Department shall be accountable to the General



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1Assembly and the people of the State through a comprehensive
2system of regulation, audits, reports, and enduring
3operational oversight. The Department's ongoing conduct of the
4Lottery through a management agreement with a private manager
5shall act to promote and ensure the integrity, security,
6honesty, and fairness of the Lottery's operation and
7administration. It is the intent of the General Assembly that
8the Department shall conduct the Lottery with the assistance of
9a private manager under a management agreement at all times in
10a manner consistent with 18 U.S.C. 1307(a)(1), 1307(b)(1),
12    Beginning with Fiscal Year 2018 and every year thereafter,
13any moneys transferred from the State Lottery Fund to the
14Common School Fund shall be supplemental to, and not in lieu
15of, any other money due to be transferred to the Common School
16Fund by law or appropriation.
17(Source: P.A. 98-649, eff. 6-16-14; 99-933, eff. 1-27-17.)".