State Lottery Department; powers of Director and Board. (HB827)

Introduced By

Del. Tom Gear (R-Hampton)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


State Lottery Department; powers of the Director and the Board. Authorizes the Director of the State Lottery Department to establish temporary bonus or incentive programs for payments to licensed sales agents which he determines will be cost effective and support increased sales of lottery products. The bill further provides that the Lottery Board not be required to approve the temporary bonus or incentive programs. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 080697856
01/08/2008Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/11/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB827)
01/17/2008Assigned GL sub: ABC/Gaming
02/05/2008Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2008Read first time
02/07/2008Read second time and engrossed
02/08/2008Read third time and passed House (94-Y 5-N)
02/08/2008VOTE: --- PASSAGE (94-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2008Communicated to Senate
02/11/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2008Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/20/2008Reported from General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N)
02/22/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/25/2008Read third time
02/25/2008Passed Senate (39-Y 1-N)
02/25/2008Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/25/2008Passed Senate (28-Y 12-N)
02/27/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB827ER)
02/27/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB827ER)
02/27/2008Signed by Speaker
02/28/2008Signed by President
03/04/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 302 (effective 7/1/08)
03/11/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0302)


Nancy Ivy writes:

I am completely AGAINST the lottery and any expansion thereof. This preys on people who do not have disposable income, yet spend anyway in hopes of "getting something for nothing".
I cannot approve this bill.