Bill Summaries: H895 (2015-2016 Session)

  • Summary date: Apr 20 2015 - View summary

    Amends GS 18B-701(a) as the title indicates. Adds new subdivision (13) to permit a city or county ABC board (local board) to contract with the North Carolina State Lottery Commission (Commission) to sell draw games and instant scratch-off games through self-service lottery ticket vending machines in its ABC stores and perform all associated lottery services. Asserts that this provision (1) does not allow any sale of lottery tickets at ABC stores other thandraw games and instant scratch-off games sold through self-service lottery ticket vending machines nor (2) does it require ABC stores to allow persons under the age of 21 to enter the ABC stores.

    Amends GS 18B-800 to provide that ABC stores may sell lottery tickets in accordance with GS 18B-701(a)(13).

    Amends GS 18B-805(b), adding a new subdivision (5) to direct each local board to pay, each quarter, to the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) all proceeds received by the local board for the operation of self-service lottery vending machines in ABC stores underGS 18B-701(a)(13). Requires DPI to credit the funds received under GS 18B-805(b)(5) to the Public School Building Capital Fund account of the county where the local board is located and provides that the funds are to be used in accordance with GS 115C-546.2.