Comments: IL HB0727 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the Illinois Lottery Law. Requires the Department of the Lottery to offer a special instant scratch-off game to benefit homeless shelters. Requires the net revenue from that game to be deposited into the Homeless Shelter Revenue Fund. Provides that moneys deposited into the Homeless Shelter Revenue Fund shall be used by the Department of Human Services to fund grants to homeless shelters. Authorizes the Department to adopt rules necessary to implement and administer the game. Defines "net revenue". Amends the State Finance Act to create the Homeless Shelter Revenue Fund as a special fund in the State treasury. Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-03-31 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee [HB0727 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

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