Bill Status of HB4204 100th General Assembly
Short Description: LOTTERY-HOMELESS SHELTERS
Rep. Thaddeus Jones
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Lottery Law. Requires the Department of the Lottery, beginning on July 1, 2019 or as soon thereafter as is practical, to offer a special instant scratch-off game to benefit homeless shelters. Requires the net revenue from that game to be deposited into the Homeless Shelter Revenue Fund. Provides that moneys deposited into the Homeless Shelter Revenue Fund shall be used by the Department of Human Services to fund grants to homeless shelters. Authorizes the Department to adopt rules necessary to implement and administer the game. Defines "net revenue". Amends the State Finance Act to create the Homeless Shelter Revenue Fund as a special fund in the State treasury. Effective immediately.