Illinois - HB273

LOTTERY-AFTER SCHOOL RESCUE

Introduced

January 11, 2017

Description

Amends the Illinois Lottery Law. Requires the Department of the Lottery to offer a special instant ""After-School Rescue"" scratch-off game. Requires the net revenue from that game to be deposited into the After-School Rescue Fund for appropriation by the General Assembly solely to the Illinois State Board of Education for the making of grants to at-risk schools for the promotion of extracurricular and after-school programs. Authorizes the Department, after consulting with the Illinois State Board of Education, to adopt rules necessary to implement and administer the game. Defines ""net revenue"". Amends the State Finance Act to create the After-School Rescue Fund as a special fund in the State treasury. Effective immediately.

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