2018 Arkansas Code
Title 23 - Public Utilities and Regulated Industries
Subtitle 4 - Miscellaneous Regulated Industries
Chapter 115 - Arkansas Scholarship Lottery Act
Subchapter 1 - General Provisions
§ 23-115-102. Legislative intent

Universal Citation: AR Code § 23-115-102 (2018)
  • It is found and declared by the General Assembly that:
  • (1) Net proceeds of lotteries conducted under this chapter shall be used to:

    • (A) Fund and provide for scholarships and grants to citizens of the State of Arkansas enrolled in public and private nonprofit two-year and four-year colleges and universities located within the state; and

    • (B) Supplement, not supplant, nonlottery educational resources;

  • (2) Lotteries shall be operated and managed in a manner that:

    • (A) Provides continuing entertainment to the public;

    • (B) Maximizes revenues for scholarships; and

    • (C) Ensures that the lotteries are operated with integrity, dignity, and adequate internal controls and free of political influence; and

  • (3) The Office of the Arkansas Lottery shall be accountable to the General Assembly and to the public through a system of audits and reports.

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