Session of 1999
HOUSE BILL No. 2536
By Committee on Federal and State Affairs
9 AN ACT concerning the state lottery; relating to the use of moneys in
10 the lottery prize payment fund; amending K.S.A. 74-8712 and repeal-
11 ing the existing section.
13 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
14 Section 1. K.S.A. 74-8712 is hereby amended to read as follows: 74-
15 8712. (a) There is hereby established in the state treasury the lottery prize
16 payment fund.
17 (b) The executive director shall certify periodically to the director of
18 accounts and reports such amounts as the executive director determines
19 necessary to pay prizes to the holders of valid winning lottery tickets or
20 shares or for the purchase of nonmonetary prizes. Upon receipt of such
21 certification, the director of accounts and reports shall
22 the amount certified from the lottery operating fund to the lottery prize
23 payment fund. Moneys credited to the fund shall be expended only for
25 (1) The payment of prizes to the holders of valid winning lottery
26 tickets or shares
27 (2) the reimbursement of retailers who have paid holders of winning
28 tickets or shares
29 (3) the purchase of nonmonetary prizes; or
as purposes otherwise specifically authorized by law.
31 (c) Prior to making any expenditure for reimbursement of a retailer
32 or payment of a prize of $50 or more, the executive director shall cause
33 all proposed prize payments to be matched against the state debtor files
34 maintained by the director of accounts and reports and shall certify and
35 pay or deliver any matched prize or the cash amount thereof to the di-
36 rector of accounts and reports for setoff as prescribed under K.S.A. 75-
37 6201 et seq., and amendments thereto.
38 (d) Expenditures from
such the lottery prize payment fund shall be
39 made in accordance with appropriations acts upon warrants of the direc-
40 tor of accounts and reports, or a person designated by the director of
41 accounts and reports pursuant to K.S.A. 75-3732, and amendments
42 thereto, issued pursuant to vouchers approved by the executive director,
43 or a person designated by the executive director.
44 Sec. 2. K.S.A. 74-8712 is hereby repealed.
45 Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its
46 publication in the statute book.