2006 Louisiana Laws - RS 28:842 — Compulsive and problem gaming fund; creation

§842.  Compulsive and Problem Gaming Fund; creation

A.  There is hereby created, as a special fund in the state treasury, the Compulsive and Problem Gaming Fund.

B.  After compliance with the requirements of Article VII, Section 9(B) of the Constitution of Louisiana, an amount equal to the monies received by the state treasury pursuant to the provisions of R.S. 27:92(B)(2)(a), 270(A)(2), and 312(B)(2)(a), and R.S. 47:9029(B)(2) shall be deposited into the Compulsive and Problem Gaming Fund.  All unexpended and unencumbered monies in the fund at the end of any fiscal year shall remain in the fund for use in subsequent fiscal years.  Monies in the fund shall be invested by the state treasurer in the manner as monies in the state general fund and interest earned on the investment of such monies shall be credited to the fund after compliance with the requirements of Article VII, Section 9(B) of the Constitution of Louisiana.  Monies in the fund shall only be withdrawn pursuant to an appropriation by the legislature solely to implement the provisions of this Chapter.

C.  All monies received by the state treasury pursuant to the provisions of R.S. 27:92(B), 270(A)(3), 312(B), and 319(A) shall be deposited into the Compulsive and Problem Gaming Fund.  The monies in the Compulsive and Problem Gaming Fund shall be appropriated by the legislature solely to implement the provisions of this Chapter.

Acts 1995, No. 1014, §2; Acts 1995, No. 1215, §2, eff. July 1, 1995.

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