Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Illinois Lottery Law. Requires the Department of Revenue to offer a special instant scratch-off game, with the title of "Ticket For The Cure", to commence on January 1, 2006 and to be discontinued on December 31, 2011. Provides that the net revenue from the game shall be deposited into the Ticket For The Cure Fund for appropriation by the General Assembly solely to the Department of Public Health, in consultation with the Ticket For The Cure Board, for the purpose of making grants to public or private entities in Illinois for the purpose of funding research concerning breast cancer and for funding services for breast cancer victims. Amends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois to create the Ticket For The Cure Board as an advisory board within the Department of Public Health. Amends the State Finance Act to create the Ticket For The Cure Fund. Sets forth procedures for the appointment of Board members and for the operation of the Board. Effective immediately.
In a provision concerning the Ticket For The Cure Fund, provides that grant funds may not be used for institutional, organizational, or community-based overhead costs, indirect costs, or levies (instead of "institutional overhead costs, indirect costs, other organizational levies, or costs of community-based support services"). Further amends the State Finance Act to exempt the Ticket For The Cure Fund from the Act's administrative charge-back provisions. Makes technical changes.