Bill Status of HB0272 100th General Assembly
Short Description: LOTTERY-SCRATCH-OUT CRIME
Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
| 3/31/2017||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Lottery Law. Requires the Department of the Lottery to offer a special instant "Scratch-Out Crime" scratch-off game. Requires the net revenue from that game to be deposited into the Municipal Police Hiring Assistance Fund for appropriation by the General Assembly solely to the Department for distribution on a pro rata share, based on population, to municipal police departments in the State for the hiring of municipal police officers. Authorizes the Department to adopt rules necessary to implement and administer the game. Defines "net revenue". Amends the State Finance Act to create the Municipal Police Hiring Assistance Fund as a special fund in the State treasury. Effective immediately.