Introduced in the House on November 3, 2011, to eliminate a requirement that no more and no less than 45 percent of lottery ticket sale revenue be paid out in prizes, eliminating a 2012 sunset on this provision. According to a 2002 Senate Fiscal Agency analysis, approximately 54 percent of ticket sale revenue is distributed for prizes. Reportedly, the record in other states is that when payouts are reduced, lottery ticket sales and net proceeds also decline
The vote was 107 in favor, 1 opposed and 1 not voting
(House Roll Call 537 at House Journal 0)Click here to view bill details.