CHAPTER 813. DISPOSITION OF FUNDS FROM SALE
OF TICKETS OR SHARES
813.1. Monies received.
813.2. Appropriation of monies.
§ 813.1. Monies received.
All monies received from the operation of the State lottery shall be deposited in the State Lottery Fund which is created by the act. Such monies shall be used to the extent necessary for the payment of lottery prizes but the amount so used shall not be less than 40% of the amount of which tickets or shares have been sold. All payments of lottery prizes and for expenses of operation of the lottery shall be made as provided by law. All monies remaining after payment of prizes and operating expenses shall be transferred to the general fund through June 30, 1972, after which date they shall remain in the State Lottery Fund and shall be allocated for the exclusive purpose of providing property tax relief for the elderly for taxes paid in 1971 and thereafter pursuant to the provisions of the Senior Citizens Property Tax or Rent Rebate Act of March 11, 1971 (P. L. 104, No. 3) (72 P. S. § § 4751-14751-12). In the event sufficient funds are not available from the lottery receipts to meet the requirements of such act, additional funds to fulfill this obligation shall be appropriated from the general fund for this purpose.
§ 813.2. Appropriation of monies.
The monies in the State Lottery Fund shall be appropriated only as follows:
(1) For the payment of prizes to the holders of winning lottery tickets or shares.
(2) For the expenses of the division in its operation of the lottery.
(3) For property tax relief for the elderly as provided under section 12 of the act (72 P. S. § 3761.12).
(4) For transfer to the general fund through June 30, 1972, and for the repayment to the general fund of the amount appropriated to the fund pursuant to section 16 of the act (72 P. S. § 3761-1 note). All transfer of monies to the general fund through June 30, 1972, shall be treated on a fiscal year basis so that all ticket sale revenues and the payment of prizes and operating expenses from the State Lottery Fund shall be made during the 1971-72 fiscal year to the general fund on a monthly transfer basis. A final transfer of the entire balance of the State Lottery Fund to the general fund shall be made as of the close of business on June 30, 1972.
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