Bill Text: TX HB1790 | 2019-2020 | 86th Legislature | Comm Sub

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Bill Title: Relating to a study on state lottery advertisement and promotion.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Engrossed - Dead) 2019-05-13 - Referred to State Affairs [HB1790 Detail]

Download: Texas-2019-HB1790-Comm_Sub.html
  86R16835 BEE-D
 
  By: Guillen H.B. No. 1790
 
  Substitute the following for H.B. No. 1790:
 
  By:  King of Uvalde C.S.H.B. No. 1790
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to state lottery advertisement and promotion.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Subchapter C, Chapter 466, Government Code, is
  amended by adding Sections 466.111 and 466.112 to read as follows:
         Sec. 466.111.  ADVERTISEMENT AND PROMOTION WITH FOR-PROFIT
  BUSINESS. (a) The commission may contract with one or more
  for-profit businesses to advertise or promote the lottery.
         (b)  The name, trademark, logo, or other identifying brand
  feature of a for-profit business with which the commission
  contracts under Subsection (a) may be included in advertisements or
  promotional materials for the lottery.
         Sec. 466.112.  SALE OF ADVERTISING SPACE. (a) The executive
  director may sell space for advertising on lottery equipment or
  products or through any medium.
         (b)  Each advertisement must be approved by the executive
  director before space for the advertisement is sold under this
  section. The executive director may not approve an advertisement
  that:
               (1)  promotes the sale of tobacco or alcoholic
  beverages; or
               (2)  is directed at persons younger than 18 years of
  age.
         (c)  Proceeds from the sale of advertising space under this
  section shall be deposited into the state lottery account
  established under Section 466.355. 
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2019.
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