Rep. Elizabeth "Lisa" Hernandez

Filed: 11/7/2023





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 584 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Illinois Lottery Law is amended by
5changing Section 21.4 as follows:
6    (20 ILCS 1605/21.4)
7    Sec. 21.4. Joint Special Instant Scratch-off game.
8    (a) The Department shall offer a joint special instant
9scratch-off game for the benefit of the special causes
10identified in Sections 21.5, 21.6, 21.7, 21.8, 21.9, 21.10,
1121.11, 21.13, 21.15, and 21.16. The operation of the game
12shall be governed by this Section and any rules adopted by the
13Department. The game shall commence on January 1, 2024 or as
14soon thereafter, at the discretion of the Director, as is
15reasonably practical and shall be discontinued on January 1,
162027. If any provision of this Section is inconsistent with



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1any other provision in the Act, then this Section governs.
2    (b) Once the joint special instant scratch-off game is
3used to fund a special cause, the game will be used to fund the
4special cause for the remainder of the special causes'
5existence per the causes' respective Section of this Act.
6    (c) New specialty tickets and causes authorized by this
7Act shall be funded by the joint special instant scratch-off
8game. New specialty tickets and causes after February 1, 2024
9must have a sunset date. The Department shall be limited to
10supporting no more than 10 causes in total at any given time.
11    (d) Net revenue received from the sale of the joint
12special instant scratch-off game for the purposes of this
13Section shall be divided equally among the special causes the
14game benefits. At the direction of the Department, the State
15Comptroller shall direct and the State Treasurer shall
16transfer from the State Lottery Fund the net revenue to the
17specific fund identified for each special cause in accordance
18with the special cause's respective Section in this Act. The
19Department shall transfer the net revenue into the special
20fund identified for each special cause in accordance with the
21special cause's respective Section of this Act. As used in
22this Section, "net revenue" means the total amount for which
23tickets have been sold less the sum of the amount paid out in
24prizes and to retailers, and direct and estimated
25administrative expenses incurred in operation of the ticket.
26(Source: P.A. 103-381, eff. 7-28-23.)



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