HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1088        FILED ON: 1/14/2015

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 260

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Angelo M. Scaccia

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
Court assembled:

The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to the distribution of revenues accruing from the sale of lottery tickets.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Angelo M. Scaccia

14th Suffolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1088        FILED ON: 1/14/2015

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 260

By Mr. Scaccia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 260) of Angelo M. Scaccia for legislation to provide for the distribution of lottery funds to cities and towns in direct proportion to the total revenues accruing from lottery sales in each such municipality.  Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Eighty-Ninth General Court
(2015-2016)

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An Act relative to the distribution of revenues accruing from the sale of lottery tickets.

 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

SECTION 1. Section 35 of chapter 10 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 1998 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out subsection (c) and inserting in place thereof the following subsection:—(c) the balance of said fund, as determined by the comptroller on September thirtieth, December thirty-first, March thirty-first and June thirtieth of each fiscal year, shall be distributed to cities and towns in direct proportion to the total revenue accruing from the sale of lottery tickets or shares in such cities and towns.

SECTION 2. Section 2M of chapter 29 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 11 to 15, inclusive, the words “, and (4) any revenues collected from proceeds of the State Lottery Fund, in accordance with the provisions of section thirty-five of chapter ten, and any revenues collected from the proceeds of the Arts Lottery Fund, in accordance with the provisions of section thirty-five C of said chapter ten.”