H.B. No. 0170

Wyoming lottery for education.


Sponsored By:     Representative(s) Wallis, Bagby, Blake, Byrd, Craft, Illoway and Pedersen and Senator(s) Decaria and Ross


AN ACT relating to lotteries; creating the Wyoming lottery corporation; providing for membership of the board; providing legislative declarations; providing definitions; providing powers and duties; providing for an advisory board; providing for rules and regulations; providing for use of proceeds for educational and other purposes; providing limitations on retailers; providing for collection of monies owed state agencies from lottery winnings; providing for criminal offenses and penalties; providing for background checks; and providing for an effective date.


1/13/2009   Bill Number Assigned

1/15/2009   H Received for Introduction

1/21/2009   H Introduced and Referred to H06

2/6/2009    H06 Recommended Amend and Do Pass



Ayes:  Representative(s) Bonner, Brown, Childers, Connolly, Millin, Shepperson and Thompson

Nays:  Representative(s) Davison and Jaggi

Ayes 7    Nays 2    Excused 0    Absent 0    Conflicts 0


2/6/2009    H Placed on General File



Page 13-line 18         Delete "in contract and in tort".

Page 14-line 9          After "insurance" insert ",including errors and omissions coverage for the board of directors".

Page 18-line 11         Delete ", but not limited to,".

Page 22-line 2          Delete "auditor" insert "treasurer".

Page 24-line 21         Delete "As nearly as practical,".

Page 25-line 23         Delete "." insert ";".

Page 25-After line 23         Insert:

"(iv)  Thirty-three hundredths of one percent (.33%) shall be paid to the department of health for the treatment of compulsive gambling disorders and educational programs related to such disorders.".

Page 35-line 2          Delete "five percent (5%)" insert "six percent (6%)".

Page 55-line 20         After "contract" insert "and may charge a reasonable fee for the background investigations".

Page 56-line 2          After "retailers" insert "and may charge a reasonable fee for the background investigations".

Page 64-line 2          Delete "auditor" insert "treasurer".

Page 65-line 5          Delete "auditor" insert "treasurer".

Page 65-line 10         Delete "auditor" insert "treasurer".

Page 65-line 11         Delete "auditor" insert "treasurer".

Page 65-line 14         Delete "auditor" insert "treasurer".

Page 74-line 3          Delete "21‑24‑101 through" insert "21‑24‑111(e) and 21‑24‑123(b) and (c)(i).".

Page 74-line 4          Delete entirely.

Page 75-line 9          Delete entirely and insert:

"Section 3.  This act is effective immediately upon completion of all acts necessary for a bill to become law as provided by Article 4, Section 8 of the Wyoming Constitution.".  CHILDERS, CHAIRMAN


2/9/2009    H Failed CoW; Indef Postponed



Ayes:  Representative(s) Bagby, Blake, Byrd, Cannady, Childers, Connolly, Craft, Diercks, Goggles, Illoway, Landon, Lubnau, McOmie, Millin, Moniz, Peasley, Pedersen, Philp, Shepperson, Steward, Stubson, Thompson, Wallis, Zwonitzer, Dn. and Zwonitzer, Dv.

Nays:  Representative(s) Anderson, R., Barbuto, Berger, Bonner, Brechtel, Brown, Buchanan, Carson, Cohee, Davison, Edmonds, Esquibel, K., Gilmore, Gingery, Hales, Hallinan, Hammons, Harshman, Harvey, Jaggi, Jorgensen, Lockhart, Madden, McKim, Mercer, Meyer, Miller, Patton, Petersen, Quarberg, Roscoe, Semlek, Simpson, Teeters and Throne

Ayes 25    Nays 35    Excused 0    Absent 0    Conflicts 0