BILL REQ. #: H-3291.1
|State of Washington||61st Legislature||2009 Regular Session|
READ FIRST TIME 04/14/09.
AN ACT Relating to allowing the state lottery to enter into agreements to conduct multistate shared games; and amending RCW 67.70.044.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
Sec. 1 RCW 67.70.044 and 2002 c 349 s 2 are each amended to read
(1) Pursuant to RCW 67.70.040(1)(a), the commission may enter into the multistate agreement establishing a shared game lottery known as "The Big Game," that was entered into by party state lotteries in August 1996 and subsequently amended and a shared game lottery known as "Powerball."
(2) The shared game lottery account is created as a separate account outside the state treasury. The account is managed, maintained, and controlled by the commission and consists of all revenues received from the sale of shared game lottery tickets or shares, and all other moneys credited or transferred to it from any other fund or source under law. The account is allotted according to chapter 43.88 RCW.