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Full Text of SB2343  101st General Assembly




State of Illinois
2019 and 2020


Introduced 1/8/2020, by Sen. Christopher Belt


20 ILCS 1605/2  from Ch. 120, par. 1152
20 ILCS 1605/9.1
20 ILCS 1605/20  from Ch. 120, par. 1170
20 ILCS 1605/21.14 new

    Amends the Illinois Lottery Law. Requires the Department of the Lottery, beginning on July 1, 2020, to offer a special instant scratch-off game for child abuse prevention. Requires the net revenue from that game to be deposited into the Child Abuse Prevention Fund. Effective immediately.

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1    AN ACT concerning State government.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Illinois Lottery Law is amended by changing
5Sections 2, 9.1, and 20 and by adding Section 21.14 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, 21.9, 21.10, and 21.11, 21.12,
13and 21.13, and 21.14. The General Assembly finds that it is in
14the public interest for the Department to conduct the functions
15of the Lottery with the assistance of a private manager under a
16management agreement overseen by the Department. The
17Department shall be accountable to the General Assembly and the
18people of the State through a comprehensive system of
19regulation, audits, reports, and enduring operational
20oversight. The Department's ongoing conduct of the Lottery
21through a management agreement with a private manager shall act
22to promote and ensure the integrity, security, honesty, and
23fairness of the Lottery's operation and administration. It is



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1the intent of the General Assembly that the Department shall
2conduct the Lottery with the assistance of a private manager
3under a management agreement at all times in a manner
4consistent with 18 U.S.C. 1307(a)(1), 1307(b)(1), 1953(b)(4).
5    Beginning with Fiscal Year 2018 and every year thereafter,
6any moneys transferred from the State Lottery Fund to the
7Common School Fund shall be supplemental to, and not in lieu
8of, any other money due to be transferred to the Common School
9Fund by law or appropriation.
10(Source: P.A. 100-466, eff. 6-1-18; 100-647, eff. 7-30-18;
11100-1068, eff. 8-24-18; 101-81, eff. 7-12-19; 101-561, eff.
128-23-19; revised 10-21-19.)
13    (20 ILCS 1605/9.1)
14    Sec. 9.1. Private manager and management agreement.
15    (a) As used in this Section:
16    "Offeror" means a person or group of persons that responds
17to a request for qualifications under this Section.
18    "Request for qualifications" means all materials and
19documents prepared by the Department to solicit the following
20from offerors:
21        (1) Statements of qualifications.
22        (2) Proposals to enter into a management agreement,
23    including the identity of any prospective vendor or vendors
24    that the offeror intends to initially engage to assist the
25    offeror in performing its obligations under the management



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1    agreement.
2    "Final offer" means the last proposal submitted by an
3offeror in response to the request for qualifications,
4including the identity of any prospective vendor or vendors
5that the offeror intends to initially engage to assist the
6offeror in performing its obligations under the management
8    "Final offeror" means the offeror ultimately selected by
9the Governor to be the private manager for the Lottery under
10subsection (h) of this Section.
11    (b) By September 15, 2010, the Governor shall select a
12private manager for the total management of the Lottery with
13integrated functions, such as lottery game design, supply of
14goods and services, and advertising and as specified in this
16    (c) Pursuant to the terms of this subsection, the
17Department shall endeavor to expeditiously terminate the
18existing contracts in support of the Lottery in effect on July
1913, 2009 (the effective date of Public Act 96-37) this
20amendatory Act of the 96th General Assembly in connection with
21the selection of the private manager. As part of its obligation
22to terminate these contracts and select the private manager,
23the Department shall establish a mutually agreeable timetable
24to transfer the functions of existing contractors to the
25private manager so that existing Lottery operations are not
26materially diminished or impaired during the transition. To



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1that end, the Department shall do the following:
2        (1) where such contracts contain a provision
3    authorizing termination upon notice, the Department shall
4    provide notice of termination to occur upon the mutually
5    agreed timetable for transfer of functions;
6        (2) upon the expiration of any initial term or renewal
7    term of the current Lottery contracts, the Department shall
8    not renew such contract for a term extending beyond the
9    mutually agreed timetable for transfer of functions; or
10        (3) in the event any current contract provides for
11    termination of that contract upon the implementation of a
12    contract with the private manager, the Department shall
13    perform all necessary actions to terminate the contract on
14    the date that coincides with the mutually agreed timetable
15    for transfer of functions.
16    If the contracts to support the current operation of the
17Lottery in effect on July 13, 2009 (the effective date of
18Public Act 96-34) this amendatory Act of the 96th General
19Assembly are not subject to termination as provided for in this
20subsection (c), then the Department may include a provision in
21the contract with the private manager specifying a mutually
22agreeable methodology for incorporation.
23    (c-5) The Department shall include provisions in the
24management agreement whereby the private manager shall, for a
25fee, and pursuant to a contract negotiated with the Department
26(the "Employee Use Contract"), utilize the services of current



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1Department employees to assist in the administration and
2operation of the Lottery. The Department shall be the employer
3of all such bargaining unit employees assigned to perform such
4work for the private manager, and such employees shall be State
5employees, as defined by the Personnel Code. Department
6employees shall operate under the same employment policies,
7rules, regulations, and procedures, as other employees of the
8Department. In addition, neither historical representation
9rights under the Illinois Public Labor Relations Act, nor
10existing collective bargaining agreements, shall be disturbed
11by the management agreement with the private manager for the
12management of the Lottery.
13    (d) The management agreement with the private manager shall
14include all of the following:
15        (1) A term not to exceed 10 years, including any
16    renewals.
17        (2) A provision specifying that the Department:
18            (A) shall exercise actual control over all
19        significant business decisions;
20            (A-5) has the authority to direct or countermand
21        operating decisions by the private manager at any time;
22            (B) has ready access at any time to information
23        regarding Lottery operations;
24            (C) has the right to demand and receive information
25        from the private manager concerning any aspect of the
26        Lottery operations at any time; and



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1            (D) retains ownership of all trade names,
2        trademarks, and intellectual property associated with
3        the Lottery.
4        (3) A provision imposing an affirmative duty on the
5    private manager to provide the Department with material
6    information and with any information the private manager
7    reasonably believes the Department would want to know to
8    enable the Department to conduct the Lottery.
9        (4) A provision requiring the private manager to
10    provide the Department with advance notice of any operating
11    decision that bears significantly on the public interest,
12    including, but not limited to, decisions on the kinds of
13    games to be offered to the public and decisions affecting
14    the relative risk and reward of the games being offered, so
15    the Department has a reasonable opportunity to evaluate and
16    countermand that decision.
17        (5) A provision providing for compensation of the
18    private manager that may consist of, among other things, a
19    fee for services and a performance based bonus as
20    consideration for managing the Lottery, including terms
21    that may provide the private manager with an increase in
22    compensation if Lottery revenues grow by a specified
23    percentage in a given year.
24        (6) (Blank).
25        (7) A provision requiring the deposit of all Lottery
26    proceeds to be deposited into the State Lottery Fund except



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1    as otherwise provided in Section 20 of this Act.
2        (8) A provision requiring the private manager to locate
3    its principal office within the State.
4        (8-5) A provision encouraging that at least 20% of the
5    cost of contracts entered into for goods and services by
6    the private manager in connection with its management of
7    the Lottery, other than contracts with sales agents or
8    technical advisors, be awarded to businesses that are a
9    minority-owned business, a women-owned business, or a
10    business owned by a person with disability, as those terms
11    are defined in the Business Enterprise for Minorities,
12    Women, and Persons with Disabilities Act.
13        (9) A requirement that so long as the private manager
14    complies with all the conditions of the agreement under the
15    oversight of the Department, the private manager shall have
16    the following duties and obligations with respect to the
17    management of the Lottery:
18            (A) The right to use equipment and other assets
19        used in the operation of the Lottery.
20            (B) The rights and obligations under contracts
21        with retailers and vendors.
22            (C) The implementation of a comprehensive security
23        program by the private manager.
24            (D) The implementation of a comprehensive system
25        of internal audits.
26            (E) The implementation of a program by the private



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1        manager to curb compulsive gambling by persons playing
2        the Lottery.
3            (F) A system for determining (i) the type of
4        Lottery games, (ii) the method of selecting winning
5        tickets, (iii) the manner of payment of prizes to
6        holders of winning tickets, (iv) the frequency of
7        drawings of winning tickets, (v) the method to be used
8        in selling tickets, (vi) a system for verifying the
9        validity of tickets claimed to be winning tickets,
10        (vii) the basis upon which retailer commissions are
11        established by the manager, and (viii) minimum
12        payouts.
13        (10) A requirement that advertising and promotion must
14    be consistent with Section 7.8a of this Act.
15        (11) A requirement that the private manager market the
16    Lottery to those residents who are new, infrequent, or
17    lapsed players of the Lottery, especially those who are
18    most likely to make regular purchases on the Internet as
19    permitted by law.
20        (12) A code of ethics for the private manager's
21    officers and employees.
22        (13) A requirement that the Department monitor and
23    oversee the private manager's practices and take action
24    that the Department considers appropriate to ensure that
25    the private manager is in compliance with the terms of the
26    management agreement, while allowing the manager, unless



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1    specifically prohibited by law or the management
2    agreement, to negotiate and sign its own contracts with
3    vendors.
4        (14) A provision requiring the private manager to
5    periodically file, at least on an annual basis, appropriate
6    financial statements in a form and manner acceptable to the
7    Department.
8        (15) Cash reserves requirements.
9        (16) Procedural requirements for obtaining the prior
10    approval of the Department when a management agreement or
11    an interest in a management agreement is sold, assigned,
12    transferred, or pledged as collateral to secure financing.
13        (17) Grounds for the termination of the management
14    agreement by the Department or the private manager.
15        (18) Procedures for amendment of the agreement.
16        (19) A provision requiring the private manager to
17    engage in an open and competitive bidding process for any
18    procurement having a cost in excess of $50,000 that is not
19    a part of the private manager's final offer. The process
20    shall favor the selection of a vendor deemed to have
21    submitted a proposal that provides the Lottery with the
22    best overall value. The process shall not be subject to the
23    provisions of the Illinois Procurement Code, unless
24    specifically required by the management agreement.
25        (20) The transition of rights and obligations,
26    including any associated equipment or other assets used in



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1    the operation of the Lottery, from the manager to any
2    successor manager of the lottery, including the
3    Department, following the termination of or foreclosure
4    upon the management agreement.
5        (21) Right of use of copyrights, trademarks, and
6    service marks held by the Department in the name of the
7    State. The agreement must provide that any use of them by
8    the manager shall only be for the purpose of fulfilling its
9    obligations under the management agreement during the term
10    of the agreement.
11        (22) The disclosure of any information requested by the
12    Department to enable it to comply with the reporting
13    requirements and information requests provided for under
14    subsection (p) of this Section.
15    (e) Notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, the
16Department shall select a private manager through a competitive
17request for qualifications process consistent with Section
1820-35 of the Illinois Procurement Code, which shall take into
20        (1) the offeror's ability to market the Lottery to
21    those residents who are new, infrequent, or lapsed players
22    of the Lottery, especially those who are most likely to
23    make regular purchases on the Internet;
24        (2) the offeror's ability to address the State's
25    concern with the social effects of gambling on those who
26    can least afford to do so;



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1        (3) the offeror's ability to provide the most
2    successful management of the Lottery for the benefit of the
3    people of the State based on current and past business
4    practices or plans of the offeror; and
5        (4) the offeror's poor or inadequate past performance
6    in servicing, equipping, operating or managing a lottery on
7    behalf of Illinois, another State or foreign government and
8    attracting persons who are not currently regular players of
9    a lottery.
10    (f) The Department may retain the services of an advisor or
11advisors with significant experience in financial services or
12the management, operation, and procurement of goods, services,
13and equipment for a government-run lottery to assist in the
14preparation of the terms of the request for qualifications and
15selection of the private manager. Any prospective advisor
16seeking to provide services under this subsection (f) shall
17disclose any material business or financial relationship
18during the past 3 years with any potential offeror, or with a
19contractor or subcontractor presently providing goods,
20services, or equipment to the Department to support the
21Lottery. The Department shall evaluate the material business or
22financial relationship of each prospective advisor. The
23Department shall not select any prospective advisor with a
24substantial business or financial relationship that the
25Department deems to impair the objectivity of the services to
26be provided by the prospective advisor. During the course of



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1the advisor's engagement by the Department, and for a period of
2one year thereafter, the advisor shall not enter into any
3business or financial relationship with any offeror or any
4vendor identified to assist an offeror in performing its
5obligations under the management agreement. Any advisor
6retained by the Department shall be disqualified from being an
7offeror. The Department shall not include terms in the request
8for qualifications that provide a material advantage whether
9directly or indirectly to any potential offeror, or any
10contractor or subcontractor presently providing goods,
11services, or equipment to the Department to support the
12Lottery, including terms contained in previous responses to
13requests for proposals or qualifications submitted to
14Illinois, another State or foreign government when those terms
15are uniquely associated with a particular potential offeror,
16contractor, or subcontractor. The request for proposals
17offered by the Department on December 22, 2008 as
18"LOT08GAMESYS" and reference number "22016176" is declared
20    (g) The Department shall select at least 2 offerors as
21finalists to potentially serve as the private manager no later
22than August 9, 2010. Upon making preliminary selections, the
23Department shall schedule a public hearing on the finalists'
24proposals and provide public notice of the hearing at least 7
25calendar days before the hearing. The notice must include all
26of the following:



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1        (1) The date, time, and place of the hearing.
2        (2) The subject matter of the hearing.
3        (3) A brief description of the management agreement to
4    be awarded.
5        (4) The identity of the offerors that have been
6    selected as finalists to serve as the private manager.
7        (5) The address and telephone number of the Department.
8    (h) At the public hearing, the Department shall (i) provide
9sufficient time for each finalist to present and explain its
10proposal to the Department and the Governor or the Governor's
11designee, including an opportunity to respond to questions
12posed by the Department, Governor, or designee and (ii) allow
13the public and non-selected offerors to comment on the
14presentations. The Governor or a designee shall attend the
15public hearing. After the public hearing, the Department shall
16have 14 calendar days to recommend to the Governor whether a
17management agreement should be entered into with a particular
18finalist. After reviewing the Department's recommendation, the
19Governor may accept or reject the Department's recommendation,
20and shall select a final offeror as the private manager by
21publication of a notice in the Illinois Procurement Bulletin on
22or before September 15, 2010. The Governor shall include in the
23notice a detailed explanation and the reasons why the final
24offeror is superior to other offerors and will provide
25management services in a manner that best achieves the
26objectives of this Section. The Governor shall also sign the



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1management agreement with the private manager.
2    (i) Any action to contest the private manager selected by
3the Governor under this Section must be brought within 7
4calendar days after the publication of the notice of the
5designation of the private manager as provided in subsection
6(h) of this Section.
7    (j) The Lottery shall remain, for so long as a private
8manager manages the Lottery in accordance with provisions of
9this Act, a Lottery conducted by the State, and the State shall
10not be authorized to sell or transfer the Lottery to a third
12    (k) Any tangible personal property used exclusively in
13connection with the lottery that is owned by the Department and
14leased to the private manager shall be owned by the Department
15in the name of the State and shall be considered to be public
16property devoted to an essential public and governmental
18    (l) The Department may exercise any of its powers under
19this Section or any other law as necessary or desirable for the
20execution of the Department's powers under this Section.
21    (m) Neither this Section nor any management agreement
22entered into under this Section prohibits the General Assembly
23from authorizing forms of gambling that are not in direct
24competition with the Lottery. The forms of gambling authorized
25by Public Act 101-31 this amendatory Act of the 101st General
26Assembly constitute authorized forms of gambling that are not



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1in direct competition with the Lottery.
2    (n) The private manager shall be subject to a complete
3investigation in the third, seventh, and tenth years of the
4agreement (if the agreement is for a 10-year term) by the
5Department in cooperation with the Auditor General to determine
6whether the private manager has complied with this Section and
7the management agreement. The private manager shall bear the
8cost of an investigation or reinvestigation of the private
9manager under this subsection.
10    (o) The powers conferred by this Section are in addition
11and supplemental to the powers conferred by any other law. If
12any other law or rule is inconsistent with this Section,
13including, but not limited to, provisions of the Illinois
14Procurement Code, then this Section controls as to any
15management agreement entered into under this Section. This
16Section and any rules adopted under this Section contain full
17and complete authority for a management agreement between the
18Department and a private manager. No law, procedure,
19proceeding, publication, notice, consent, approval, order, or
20act by the Department or any other officer, Department, agency,
21or instrumentality of the State or any political subdivision is
22required for the Department to enter into a management
23agreement under this Section. This Section contains full and
24complete authority for the Department to approve any contracts
25entered into by a private manager with a vendor providing
26goods, services, or both goods and services to the private



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1manager under the terms of the management agreement, including
2subcontractors of such vendors.
3    Upon receipt of a written request from the Chief
4Procurement Officer, the Department shall provide to the Chief
5Procurement Officer a complete and un-redacted copy of the
6management agreement or any contract that is subject to the
7Department's approval authority under this subsection (o). The
8Department shall provide a copy of the agreement or contract to
9the Chief Procurement Officer in the time specified by the
10Chief Procurement Officer in his or her written request, but no
11later than 5 business days after the request is received by the
12Department. The Chief Procurement Officer must retain any
13portions of the management agreement or of any contract
14designated by the Department as confidential, proprietary, or
15trade secret information in complete confidence pursuant to
16subsection (g) of Section 7 of the Freedom of Information Act.
17The Department shall also provide the Chief Procurement Officer
18with reasonable advance written notice of any contract that is
19pending Department approval.
20    Notwithstanding any other provision of this Section to the
21contrary, the Chief Procurement Officer shall adopt
22administrative rules, including emergency rules, to establish
23a procurement process to select a successor private manager if
24a private management agreement has been terminated. The
25selection process shall at a minimum take into account the
26criteria set forth in items (1) through (4) of subsection (e)



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1of this Section and may include provisions consistent with
2subsections (f), (g), (h), and (i) of this Section. The Chief
3Procurement Officer shall also implement and administer the
4adopted selection process upon the termination of a private
5management agreement. The Department, after the Chief
6Procurement Officer certifies that the procurement process has
7been followed in accordance with the rules adopted under this
8subsection (o), shall select a final offeror as the private
9manager and sign the management agreement with the private
11    Except as provided in Sections 21.5, 21.6, 21.7, 21.8,
1221.9, 21.10, 21.11, 21.12, and 21.13, and 21.14, the Department
13shall distribute all proceeds of lottery tickets and shares
14sold in the following priority and manner:
15        (1) The payment of prizes and retailer bonuses.
16        (2) The payment of costs incurred in the operation and
17    administration of the Lottery, including the payment of
18    sums due to the private manager under the management
19    agreement with the Department.
20        (3) On the last day of each month or as soon thereafter
21    as possible, the State Comptroller shall direct and the
22    State Treasurer shall transfer from the State Lottery Fund
23    to the Common School Fund an amount that is equal to the
24    proceeds transferred in the corresponding month of fiscal
25    year 2009, as adjusted for inflation, to the Common School
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1        (4) On or before September 30 of each fiscal year,
2    deposit any estimated remaining proceeds from the prior
3    fiscal year, subject to payments under items (1), (2), and
4    (3), into the Capital Projects Fund. Beginning in fiscal
5    year 2019, the amount deposited shall be increased or
6    decreased each year by the amount the estimated payment
7    differs from the amount determined from each year-end
8    financial audit. Only remaining net deficits from prior
9    fiscal years may reduce the requirement to deposit these
10    funds, as determined by the annual financial audit.
11    (p) The Department shall be subject to the following
12reporting and information request requirements:
13        (1) the Department shall submit written quarterly
14    reports to the Governor and the General Assembly on the
15    activities and actions of the private manager selected
16    under this Section;
17        (2) upon request of the Chief Procurement Officer, the
18    Department shall promptly produce information related to
19    the procurement activities of the Department and the
20    private manager requested by the Chief Procurement
21    Officer; the Chief Procurement Officer must retain
22    confidential, proprietary, or trade secret information
23    designated by the Department in complete confidence
24    pursuant to subsection (g) of Section 7 of the Freedom of
25    Information Act; and
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1    Department's fiscal year, the Department shall prepare an
2    annual written report on the activities of the private
3    manager selected under this Section and deliver that report
4    to the Governor and General Assembly.
5(Source: P.A. 100-391, eff. 8-25-17; 100-587, eff. 6-4-18;
6100-647, eff. 7-30-18; 100-1068, eff. 8-24-18; 101-31, eff.
76-28-19; 101-81, eff. 7-12-19; 101-561, eff. 8-23-19; revised
9    (20 ILCS 1605/20)  (from Ch. 120, par. 1170)
10    Sec. 20. State Lottery Fund.
11    (a) There is created in the State Treasury a special fund
12to be known as the State Lottery Fund. Such fund shall consist
13of all revenues received from (1) the sale of lottery tickets
14or shares, (net of commissions, fees representing those
15expenses that are directly proportionate to the sale of tickets
16or shares at the agent location, and prizes of less than $600
17which have been validly paid at the agent level), (2)
18application fees, and (3) all other sources including moneys
19credited or transferred thereto from any other fund or source
20pursuant to law. Interest earnings of the State Lottery Fund
21shall be credited to the Common School Fund.
22    (b) The receipt and distribution of moneys under Section
2321.5 of this Act shall be in accordance with Section 21.5.
24    (c) The receipt and distribution of moneys under Section
2521.6 of this Act shall be in accordance with Section 21.6.



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1    (d) The receipt and distribution of moneys under Section
221.7 of this Act shall be in accordance with Section 21.7.
3    (e) The receipt and distribution of moneys under Section
421.8 of this Act shall be in accordance with Section 21.8.
5    (f) The receipt and distribution of moneys under Section
621.9 of this Act shall be in accordance with Section 21.9.
7    (g) The receipt and distribution of moneys under Section
821.10 of this Act shall be in accordance with Section 21.10.
9    (h) The receipt and distribution of moneys under Section
1021.11 of this Act shall be in accordance with Section 21.11.
11    (i) The receipt and distribution of moneys under Section
1221.12 of this Act shall be in accordance with Section 21.12.
13    (j) The receipt and distribution of moneys under Section
1421.13 of this Act shall be in accordance with Section 21.13.
15    (k) The receipt and distribution of moneys under Section
1621.14 of this Act shall be in accordance with Section 21.14.
17(Source: P.A. 100-647, eff. 7-30-18; 100-1068, eff. 8-24-18;
18101-81, eff. 7-12-19; 101-561, eff. 8-23-19.)
19    (20 ILCS 1605/21.14 new)
20    Sec. 21.14. Scratch-off for preventing child abuse.
21    (a) The Department shall offer a special instant
22scratch-off game for the benefit of preventing child abuse. The
23game shall commence on July 1, 2020, or as soon thereafter, at
24the discretion of the Director, as is reasonably practical, and
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1game shall be governed by this Act and any rules adopted by the
2Department. If any provision of this Section is inconsistent
3with any other provision of this Act, then this Section
5    (b) The net revenue from the scratch-off for preventing
6child abuse shall be deposited into the Child Abuse Prevention
7Fund as soon as practical, but at least on a monthly basis.
8Moneys deposited into the Child Abuse Prevention Fund under
9this Section shall be used, subject to appropriation, by the
10Department of Children and Family Services to prevent child
11abuse. Moneys received for the purposes of this Section,
12including, without limitation, net revenue from the special
13instant scratch-off game and from gifts, grants, and awards
14from any public or private entity, must be deposited into the
15Child Abuse Prevention Fund. Any interest earned on moneys in
16the Fund must be deposited into the Fund. For purposes of this
17subsection, "net revenue" means the total amount for which
18tickets have been sold less the sum of the amount paid out in
19prizes and the actual administrative expenses of the Department
20solely related to the scratch-off game under this Section.
21    (c) During the time that tickets are sold for the
22prevention of child abuse, the Department shall not
23unreasonably diminish the efforts devoted to marketing any
24other instant scratch-off lottery game.
25    (d) The Department may adopt any rules necessary to
26implement and administer the provisions of this Section.



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1    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
2becoming law.