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74-8711.Lottery operating fund; deposits; authorized uses; transfers to state gaming revenues fund. (a) There is hereby established in the state treasury the lottery operating fund.

(b) Except as provided by K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 74-8724 and the Kansas expanded lottery act, and amendments thereto, the executive director shall remit all moneys collected from the sale of lottery tickets and shares and any other moneys received by or on behalf of the Kansas lottery to the state treasurer in accordance with the provisions of K.S.A. 75-4215, and amendments thereto. Upon receipt of each such remittance, the state treasurer shall deposit the entire amount in the state treasury to the credit of the lottery operating fund. Moneys credited to the fund shall be expended or transferred only as provided by this act. Expenditures from such fund shall be made in accordance with appropriations acts upon warrants of the director of accounts and reports issued pursuant to vouchers approved by the executive director or by a person designated by the executive director.

(c) Moneys in the lottery operating fund shall be used for:

(1) The payment of expenses of the lottery, which shall include all costs incurred in the operation and administration of the Kansas lottery; all costs resulting from contracts entered into for the purchase or lease of goods and services needed for operation of the lottery, including but not limited to supplies, materials, tickets, independent studies and surveys, data transmission, advertising, printing, promotion, incentives, public relations, communications and distribution of tickets and shares; and reimbursement of costs of facilities and services provided by other state agencies;

(2) the payment of compensation to lottery retailers;

(3) transfers of moneys to the lottery prize payment fund pursuant to K.S.A. 74-8712, and amendments thereto;

(4) transfers to the state general fund pursuant to K.S.A. 74-8713, and amendments thereto;

(5) transfers to the state gaming revenues fund pursuant to subsection (d) and as otherwise provided by law; and

(6) transfers to the county reappraisal fund as prescribed by law.

(d) The director of accounts and reports shall transfer moneys in the lottery operating fund to the state gaming revenues fund created by K.S.A. 79-4801, and amendments thereto, on or before the 15th day of each month in an amount certified monthly by the executive director and determined as follows, whichever is greater:

(1) An amount equal to the moneys in the lottery operating fund in excess of those needed for the purposes described in subsections (c)(1) through (c)(4); or

(2) except for pull-tab lottery tickets and shares, an amount equal to not less than 30% of total monthly revenues from the sales of lottery tickets and shares less estimated returned tickets. In the case of pull-tab lottery tickets and shares, an amount equal to not less than 20% of the total monthly revenues from the sales of pull-tab lottery tickets and shares less estimated returned tickets.

History: L. 1987, ch. 292, § 11; L. 1988, ch. 392, § 1; L. 1989, ch. 25, § 8; L. 1989, ch. 244, § 2; L. 2000, ch. 173, § 18; L. 2001, ch. 5, § 341; L. 2004, ch. 168, § 1; L. 2007, ch. 110, § 45; Apr. 19.



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