|ID||Signed into law 04/2014||P-12||Lottery Proceeds Bond Levy Equalization|
Allows the state to continue providing funding from State Lottery proceeds to help defray the cost of the public schools' Bond Levy Equalization program and removes the September 30, 2014, sunset. HB 275 (2009) provided that future increases in State Lottery d...
|NC||Signed into law 07/2013||P-12||Appropriate Education Lottery Funds|
Revises the allocation formula and use of monies in the Public School Building Capital Fund (Capital Fund) and the Education Lottery Fund (Lottery Fund). Monies previously credited to the Capital Fund from the corporate income tax may continue to be used for c...
|NE||Signed into law 05/2013||P-12||Funding for Education from Lottery Funds|
Reallocates lottery proceeds beginning in FY2016-17. Pursuant to current law, 24.75% of lottery proceeds are transferred to the Nebraska Opportunity Grant Fund and 19.75% are deposited in the Education Innovation Fund. The bill eliminates the transfer of lotte...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2012||Community College||Lottery Funds for Classes for Adults and Regional Occupational Centers|
A.B. 2662 - Lottery Funds
From final bill analysis: Extends to 2014-15 provisions in which payments from the California State Lottery Education Fund include the same amount of average daily attendance for classes for adults and regional occupational centers as made in the 2007-08 fisca...
|OR||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Finance|
Maintains and reserves lottery revenues available to benefit public purposes during biennium beginning July 1, 2011, in Administrative Services Economic Development Fund. Allocates moneys from fund for biennium beginning July 1, 2011. Directs Oregon Department...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Lottery Funds for Education|
H.B. 153 - Lottery Funds for Education
Directs the state lottery commission to promulgate rules on the type of notices that must appear on lottery tickets, including one that must appear if the word "education" is used in any advertising for a
statewide lottery, which must include information as to...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2010||Postsec.||Lottery Scholarships|
As enacted, redefines "eligible independent postsecondary institution" to include institutions that are members of an accrediting agency that is recognized by the U.S. department of education and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation; designates Knoxvi...
|TN||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Lottery-Funded Grants and Technical Assistance - Evaluation|
From the Fiscal Note: Requires the Commissioner of Education to report annually any findings and recommendations concerning the system of competitive grants and technical assistance for after-school education programs to the chairs of the Senate Education Comm...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2010||Postsec.|
|Opportunity Pathways Accounts|
Creates the Opportunity Pathways Account; requires funds in the account to stabilize and increase existing resources for the recruitment of entrepreneurial researchers, innovative partnership zones and research teams, early childhood education, opportunity gra...
|Arkansas Academic Challenges Scholarship Program|
H.B. 1163/S.B. 126
Defines terms used in the Arkansas Academic Challengs Scholarship Program and requirements for student participation. Requires Director of Department of higher education to report annually on implementation of lottery scholarships. Defines award for two- and f...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Lottery Profits Education Reserve Fund|
H.B. 1 - Section 265.40.60
Creates a special fund that will allow for excess lottery profits to be transferred to be made available by the Controlling Board in FY 2010 or 2011, at the request of the state superintendent. These funds will provide assistance and grants to school districts...
|NE||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Amends Tax Equity and Educational Opportunities Support Act|
Changes the Tax Equity and Educational Opportunities Support Act pursuant to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009; amends provisions regarding the Education Innovation Fund; relates to property taxes; amends provisions regarding expenditures for ...
|ID||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Lottery Funds|
Relates to the lottery; provides for transfers of net income from the lottery; provides for adjustments; provides for the consideration of lottery moneys distributed in calculating amounts to be distributed by the State Tax Commission; provides for a transfer ...
|GA||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12|
|Lottery Shortfall Reserve Subaccounts|
Defines "highest year-end balance" as the highest total amount of unexpended and uncommitted funds in the Lottery for Education Account, as determined by the state auditor, at the end of any fiscal year. Replaces certain references to "year-end balance" with "...
|MD||Approved by voters 11/2008||P-12||Lottery Funds for Education|
Proposes an amendment to the Constitution to authorize video lottery terminal gaming in the State for the primary purpose of providing funds for public education; limits the number of licenses that the State may issue to operate video lottery terminals; limits...
|CA||On June 8 10/2008||P-12||Finance|
V. 24; (NEW BILL)
2010 Ballot., (PROPOSITION TBA; SCA 12, CHAPTER 143, 2008) Proposes an amendment to the State constitution to provide that an additional purpose of the State Lottery is to provide funds for other public purposes. Authorizes the Legislature to obtain moneys for...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2008||P-12||Lottery funds|
Amends the State Lottery Act of 1984. Provides that the purpose of the act is preservation of the rights, liberties, and welfare of the people by providing additional moneys to benefit education without imposing additional or increased taxes. Relates to distri...
|OR||Rejected by voters 08/2008||P-12||Lottery Funds to Early Childhood|
Ballot Measure 62
Proposes and amendment to the Constitution to provide a percentage of the net proceeds from the State Lottery shall be deposited in a public safety fund to be distributed to counties to fund early childhood programs for children who are at risk, the criminal ...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Lottery for Education After School Programs (LEAP) Grant Fund|
Creates a "lottery for education after school programs (LEAP) grant fund." This bill specifies that in any year that the lottery-funded scholarship program is funded and excess funds from net lottery proceeds are available in the after school account (instead ...
|AR||On 11/04/2008 Ballot. 04/2008||Postsec.|
|Lottery Funds for College Scholarships|
Proposes an amendment to the State Constitution; authorizes the General Assembly to establish, operate, and regulate State lotteries to fund scholarships and grants for state citizens enrolled in certified two- year and four-year colleges and universities.
|MD||Enacted 11/2007||P-12||Video Lottery Funding for Education|
Adds a new article to the State Constitution to authorize video lottery terminal gaming in the State for the primary purpose of providing funds for public education; limits the number of video lottery terminals; limits the number of licenses that the State may...
Designates the Indiana Finance Authority as the entity to oversee and execute financial transactions in connection with the governor's 2007 higher education initiative.
|TN||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12|
|Lottery Funds for Teacher Scholarships|
S.B. 2724; H.B. 3720
Concerns Lottery, Scholarships and Programs; establishes lottery scholarship program to enable tenured public school teachers to obtain advanced degrees.
|TN||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Lottery Revenues for Education|
H.B. 2812; S.B.2682
Concerns Lottery, Scholarships and Programs; redistributes unclaimed lottery prize money from 50 percent future prize pool and 50 percent after school programs special account to 100 percent after school programs special account.
|TN||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12|
|At-Risk Student After School Programs|
S.B. 3113; H.B. 3249
Concerns Lottery, Scholarships and Programs; creates pilot after school program for at-risk students to prepare for ACT and SAT examinations funded by net state lottery proceeds. Public Chaptered. Chapter No. 685
|NM||Signed into law 03/2006||Postsec.|
|Lottery Tuition Fund|
From fiscal impact statement: This bill does not contain an appropriation; however, enactment of this legislation is likely to have a significant impact on the expenditure of the Lottery Tuition Fund. The lack of clear statutory definitions of "tuition" and "g...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12|
|Use of Lottery Money|
States that eighty percent of all unclaimed lottery prize money must be deposited in the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund. Allows these funds to be used to match private contributions received under the postsecondary matching grant programs. Reduces from all...
|WV||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||Supplementary Appropriations|
Makes supplementary appropriation to department of education from net lottery proceeds....
|FL||Became law without governor's signature 05/2004||P-12|
Relates to education funding; requires school districts to establish certain policies and procedures regarding lottery fund enhancements; provides tax credit cap for contributions to nonprofit scholarship-funding organizations; prohibits use of funds for lab s...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||Lottery Corporation Committee|
Adds the Select Committee on the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation to education committees as committees reviewing governor's proposed appropriations for educational programs and purposes prior to final action by the finance, ways and means committees....
|FL||Signed into law 11/2003||P-12|
|Unclaimed Lottery Prize Money|
Requires specified unclaimed lottery prize money be transferred to the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund; provides an appropriation from the trust fund to community colleges as matching funds for certain private donations; provides appropriation from the trus...
|LA||Approved by voters 10/2003||P-12||Lottery Proceeds Fund to Education Foundation Program|
Ballot Measure 9 (HB 583)
To require that monies in the Lottery Proceeds Fund be annually appropriated by the legislature for the minimum foundation program of education for public elementary and secondary schools and up to five hundred thousand dollars for services related to compulsi...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Educational Enhancement Trust Fund|
S.B. 28 - A
Increases amounts to be deposited into the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund; provides for construction of act in pari materia with laws enacted during Regular Session of Legislature; amends percentage from 30% to 39% of gross revenue from sale of on- line lo...
|MO||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12|
|Distribution of the Gaming Commission Fund|
Alters the distribution of Gaming Commission Fund; provides funds for veterans facilities, the National Guard College Trust, early childhood development education, and the College Guaranty Fund.
|TN||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12|
SECTION 1. Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 49, Chapter 4, is amended by adding the following as a new part: § 49-4-901. Net proceeds of the state lottery shall be used exclusively for the purposes set out in Article XI, Section 5 of the Constitution of Tenness...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Oklahoma Education Lottery Act|
Creates the Oklahoma Education Lottery Act to be submitted to the voters for their approval at the November 2004 General Election. If approved by the voters, the Oklahoma Education Lottery would be governed by the seven member Oklahoma Lottery Commission. At ...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Crimes And Punishments|
Allows raffles to be conducted by churches, schools and affiliated entities, and certain organizations and states that such raffles are not a violation of lottery or gambling laws of the state. Any raffle conducted by a qualified organization must be conducte...
|OK||To governor 04/2003||P-12|
Proposes an amendment to the Constitution creating the Education Lottery Trust Fund consisting of funds transferred from the Education Lottery; requires the trust fund to be expended only for certain education-related purposes, including support of public scho...
|TN||Approved by voters 11/2002||P-12|
|State Lottery for Education|
Constitutional Amendment 1
Amendment to the Constitution (Article XI, Section 5) permitting the legislature to authorize a state lottery if the net proceeds of the lottery's revenues are allocated to provide financial assistance to state citizens to attend in-state postsecondary educati...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Lottery Revenues for Public Education|
Authorizes the Department of the Lottery to determine a variable percentage of revenue from instant lottery tickets, including on-line, that is to be returned in the form of prizes; provides rules for the allocation of lottery revenues and expenditure of funds...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||Lottery Funds for Education|
Permits the State Lottery board to expend funds to inform the public that net proceeds from the Lottery are used entirely and solely for the purpose of public education; creates the Lottery Proceeds Fund as a special nonreverting fund to which the Comptroller ...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||Lottery Proceeds Fund|
Establishes the Lottery Proceeds Fund that is authorized as of July 1, 2001, in Section 7-A of Article X of the Constitution of Virginia. The Fund will consist of the net revenues of any lottery conducted by the Commonwealth and will be appropriated to localit...
|SC||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Education Lottery Act|
Enacts the State Education Lottery Act; provides for a state lottery; creates the State Education Lottery Corporation to conduct the state lottery; provides for the corporation's board membership, duties and powers; provides for the method of contracting with ...
|TN||2002 November Ballot 06/2001||Postsec.||Lottery Ballot Initiative|
LOTTERY AND GAMING (TNSJR1-2001) Proposes an amendment to article XI, Section 5, of the Constitution of Tennessee, relating to lotteries; provides that the net proceeds are state allocated to enable citizens of the state to attend postsecondary educational ins...
|NE||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Distance Education Funding|
Changes the allocation of the Education Innovation Fund in 2001-02 and 2002-03. The bill provides that up to 20% of the Education Innovation Fund (lottery proceeds), not to exceed $1.5 million per fiscal year, will be granted for a distance education network c...
|NM||Vetoed 04/2001||P-12||Lottery Success Fund|
Amends the New Mexico Lottery Act to increase the distribution of net lottery revenue allocated to the Lottery Tuition Fund, changes the distribution of lottery proceeds from the public school capital outlay fund to the educational technology fund, adds langua...
|NM||Signed into law 04/2001||Postsec.||Lottery Funds|
The "lottery tuition fund" is created in the state treasury. The fund shall be administered by the commission on higher education. Earnings from investment of the fund shall accrue to the credit of the fund. Any balance in the fund at the end of any fiscal yea...
|AL||Approved by voters 11/2000||P-12||BINGO for Education|
PROPOSED AMENDMENT NUMBER 11 (ACT NO. 2000-401) Amends the State Constitution; legalizes the operation of bingo games for prizes or money for charitable or educational purposes in the Town of White Hall in Lowndes County....
|AR||Unofficially rejected by Voters 11/2000||P-12||State Lottery for Education|
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT NO. 5 (Opinion 99-245) Amends the State Constitution. Establishes a State Lottery; permits charitable bingo games and raffles; allows Arkansas Casino Corporation to own and operate 6 casino gambling establishments (one each in Sebastia...
|CO||Approved by Voters 11/2000||P-12||Expanding the State Lottery|
REFERENDUM E (SB 84, 2000) Asks whether the Colorado Lottery Commission should be authorized to enter into multistate agreements allowing Colorado residents to play multistate lottery games; transfers a portion of the net proceeds from all lottery programs, in...
|SC||Approved by voters 11/2000||P-12||Lottery|
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT NO. 1 Amends the State Constitution; deletes prohibitions on lotteries, their advertising and ticket sales; provides that lotteries may be conducted only by the State in the manner that the General Assembly provides by law, with the lo...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2000||Postsec.||Lottery Money for Higher Ed.|
Relates to public postsecondary education. Increases the percentage of lottery moneys that may be pledged under the program to the equivalent of 50% of the amount allocated in the 1996-97 fiscal year. Makes an appropriation by authorizing more funds to be depo...
|WA||Approved by voters 06/2000||P-12||Ballot Initiative - Student Achievement Fund|
INITIATIVE 728: Shall school districts reduce class sizes, extend learning programs, expand teacher training, and construct facilities, funded by lottery proceeds, existing property taxes, and budget reserves? ...
|FL||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Lottery Capital Outlay and Debt Service Fund|
Creates Lottery Capital Outlay and Debt Service Trust Fund within the Education Department; provides for sources of funds; provides purposes; provides for annual carry forward of funds; provides for transfer of certain funds to trust fund; proclaims that trust...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12|
Relates to equal lottery revenue distributions....
|VA||Signed into law 02/2000||P-12||Referendum to Establish Lottery|
Provides for a referendum at the election to approve or reject an amendment requiring the General Assembly to establish a Lottery Proceeds Fund which will consist of the net revenues from any lottery conducted by the Commonwealth; provides that proceeds from t...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2000||P-12||Lottery Proceeds Fund|
Provides for a referendum at the November 7, 2000, election to approve or reject an amendment requiring the General Assembly to establish a Lottery Proceeds Fund which will consist of the new revenues from any lottery conducted by the Commonwealth; requires pr...