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Act 239 of 1972
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Act 239 of 1972

AN ACT to establish and operate a state lottery and to allow state participation in certain lottery-related joint enterprises with other sovereignties; to create a bureau of state lottery and to prescribe its powers and duties; to prescribe certain powers and duties of other state departments and agencies; to license and regulate certain sales agents; to create funds; to provide for the distribution of lottery revenues and earnings for certain purposes; to provide for an appropriation; and to provide for remedies and penalties.

History: 1972, Act 239, Imd. Eff. Aug. 1, 1972 ;-- Am. 1981, Act 40, Imd. Eff. May 13, 1981 ;-- Am. 1987, Act 55, Imd. Eff. June 22, 1987 ;-- Am. 1996, Act 95, Eff. Mar. 31, 1997 ;-- Am. 2012, Act 293, Imd. Eff. Aug. 1, 2012
Compiler's Notes: For transfer of the Bureau of State Lottery from the Department of Management and Budget to be an autonomous entity within the Department of Treasury, see E.R.O. No. 1991-2, compiled at MCL 12.161 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.
Popular Name: Lottery Act

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The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Section 432.1SectionShort title.
Section 432.3SectionDefinitions.
Section 432.5SectionBureau of state lottery; creation; transfer of bureau to department of management and budget as autonomous entity; commissioner as head of bureau; commissioner exempt from civil service; legislative intent.
Section 432.7SectionCommissioner; qualifications; appointment; vacancy; salary.
Section 432.9SectionState lottery; establishment and operation; maximum revenues; bids and contracts for equipment and services; prohibited activity; joint enterprises; education and treatment of compulsive gamblers.
Section 432.11SectionRules.
Section 432.12SectionApportionment of revenue for payment of prizes; percentage.
Section 432.13SectionReports; monthly and annual; contents.
Section 432.15SectionReports, studies, investigations, and recommendations.
Section 432.16SectionCompulsive gambling; study; toll-free compulsive gaming helpline number.
Section 432.17SectionSupervision and administration of lottery; licensing of lottery sales agents.
Section 432.18SectionContracts for operation and promotion of lottery; assignment; limitations; contracts for advertising or promotional material relating to club keno game; "NASCAR" defined.
Section 432.19SectionPersonnel; governmental assistance.
Section 432.20SectionSubpoenas.
Section 432.23SectionLicense as lottery sales agent; issuance; consideration of factors; receipt of completed application; issuance of certificate within certain period of time; report; nonassignable and nontransferable; bond; display of license; suspension or revocation; terminal placement; prohibited conduct; definitions.
Section 432.24SectionConviction or administrative disqualification of person holding lottery sales license; transactions; actions by commissioner; definitions.
Section 432.25SectionSingle payment or installments; right to prize nonassignable; discharge of liability; payment to person pursuant to judicial order; payment to state pursuant to MCL 432.32; death of prizewinner; findings required for judicial order; rights to lottery prize payments; fee; effect of voluntary assignment on federal income tax treatment of prizewinners; disclosure of personal information.
Section 432.27SectionPrice of lottery ticket; sales by person other than licensed agent; lottery ticket as gift; penalty.
Section 432.29SectionSale or gift of lottery ticket to minor; penalty.
Section 432.30SectionFalsely making, altering, forging, uttering, passing, or counterfeiting lottery ticket; violation as felony; penalty.
Section 432.31SectionIneligibility of bureau officers, employees, or relatives thereof.
Section 432.32SectionPayment of prize of $1,000.00 or more; determination by bureau; compilation of persons having current liability to state; application of prize to liability; notice; hearing; application of amount to support arrearage; confidentiality; names provided by office of friend of the court; definitions.
Section 432.32aSectionNotification of name and identification information to department of human services.
Section 432.33SectionUnclaimed prize money; disposition.
Section 432.34SectionRepealed. 1988, Act 516, Eff. Jan. 1, 1988.
Section 432.35SectionDeposit of moneys collected from sale of lottery tickets; report; lawful functions, activities, and services; “financial institution” defined.
Section 432.37SectionOther penalties or disabilities inapplicable.
Section 432.39SectionPayment of prize to minor; discharge of liability.
Section 432.41SectionState lottery fund; creation; payment of prizes; prize structure; investment authority of state treasurer; review of status of installment prize investments; reserves; disposition of earnings.
Section 432.43SectionAppropriation of money in state lottery fund.
Section 432.45SectionClub keno advertising fund; creation; receipt of money or other assets; money remaining in fund at close of fiscal year; bureau as administrator; distribution and deposit of money.
Section 432.47SectionBiannual and special postaudits; authority of auditor general.
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