SENATE Substitute for HOUSE BILL No. 2400*
An Act concerning the Kansas lottery; establishing a
veterans benefit lottery game.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
Section 1. (a) Notwithstanding any
provision of law to the contrary,
the Kansas lottery commission shall establish an instant lottery
off game designated as the veterans benefit game, which shall be
ducted by the Kansas lottery. Tickets for the veterans benefit game
tablished by this section shall be offered for sale only between
through November 30, 2003, and May 1 through November 30, 2004.
(b) The Kansas lottery commission shall
adopt rules and regulations
governing the establishment of the veterans benefit game pursuant
K.S.A. 74-8710, and amendments thereto, except that subsection (b)
K.S.A. 74-8710, and amendments thereto, shall not apply to the
benefit game established by this section.
(c) Notwithstanding the provisions of
K.S.A. 79-4801 et seq., and
K.S.A. 74-8711, and amendments thereto, all net profits, received
the sale of veterans benefit game lottery tickets, materials and
prescribed by rules and regulations adopted pursuant to subsection
of this section, shall be deposited in the state treasury and
follows: (1) An amount equal to 50% of such net profits to the
guard assistance account of the state general fund of the state
regents to be used for Kansas national guard educational assistance
scholarships pursuant to K.S.A. 74-32,145 et seq., and
thereto, and (2) an amount equal to 50% of such net profits to the
home fee fund and the veterans' home fee fund in an amount or
determined by the executive director of the Kansas commission on
erans affairs to be used for operating expenditures and capital
ments for the Kansas veterans' home, the Kansas soldiers' home and
state veterans cemetery system.
(d) The Kansas lottery commission shall
change the design or theme
of the veterans benefit game regularly so that the game remains
petitive with the other instant lottery scratch-off games offered
commission. The tickets for the instant lottery game authorized by
section shall clearly state that the profits derived from the game
used to benefit veterans and veterans issues in this state.
Sec. 2. This act shall take effect and be in force
from and after its
publication in the Kansas register.
Approved May 14, 2003.
Published in the Kansas Register May 22, 2003.