102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
Introduced 1/21/2022, by Rep. Daniel Swanson
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
Amends the Illinois Lottery Law. Provides that the Illinois Veterans
Assistance Fund shall make grants, fund additional services, or conduct
additional research projects relating to veterans' behavioral health
services (rather than veterans' post traumatic stress disorder) and
veterans' emergency financial assistance, including, but not limited to,
past due utilities, housing, and transportation costs.
A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning State government.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Illinois Lottery Law is amended by changing
Section 21.6 as follows:
(20 ILCS 1605/21.6)
Scratch-off for Illinois veterans.
(a) The Department shall offer a special instant
scratch-off game for the benefit of Illinois veterans. The
game shall commence on January 1, 2006 or as soon thereafter,
at the discretion of the Director, as is reasonably practical.
The operation of the game shall be governed by this Act and any
rules adopted by the Department. If any provision of this
Section is inconsistent with any other provision of this Act,
then this Section governs.
(b) The Illinois Veterans Assistance Fund is created as a
special fund in the State treasury. The net revenue from the
Illinois veterans scratch-off game shall be deposited into the
Fund for appropriation by the General Assembly solely to the
Department of Veterans' Affairs for making grants, funding
additional services, or conducting additional research
projects relating to each of the following:
behavioral health services