Citations Affected: IC 4-12-8-2 ; IC 4-30.
Synopsis: Prescription drug program funding. Requires the lottery
commission to establish a $2 instant win game for the benefit of the
prescription drug program. Requires the lottery commission to transfer
$1 for each ticket sold to the prescription drug account.
Effective: July 1, 2003.
January 14, 2003, read first time and referred to Committee on Ways and Means.
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning the
lottery and to make an appropriation.
that is established or implemented;
to provide access to prescription drugs for low income senior citizens; and
(4) (5) grants, gifts, and donations intended for deposit in the
(b) The account shall be administered by the budget agency. Expenses for administration and benefits under the Indiana prescription drug program established under IC 12-10-16 shall be paid from the account. Money in the account at the end of the state fiscal year does not revert to the state general fund or the Indiana tobacco master settlement agreement fund but is annually appropriated and remains available for expenditure for a prescription drug program established or implemented to provide access to prescription drugs for low income senior citizens.
(c) Money in the account may be used to match federal funds available under a Medicaid waiver under which a prescription drug program is established or implemented to provide access to prescription drugs for low income senior citizens.
(d) Money transferred to the account from the lottery administrative trust fund under IC 4-30-16-1 (3) is annually appropriated to provide access to prescription drugs for low income senior citizens.
setting aside an amount determined by the commission to be
necessary for the cash flow needs of the commission. These
expenses include all costs incurred in the operation and
administration of the lottery and all costs resulting from any
contracts entered into for the purchase or lease of goods and
services required by the lottery, including the following:
(A) The compensation paid to retailers.
(B) The costs of supplies, materials, tickets, independent audit services, independent studies, data transmission, advertising, promotion, incentives, public relations, communications, security, bonding for retailers, printing, distribution of tickets, and reimbursing other governmental entities for services provided to the lottery.
(C) The costs of any other goods and services necessary for carrying out this article.
(3) To transfer the money set aside by the commission under IC 4-30-3-20 (c) to the Indiana prescription drug account established under IC 4-12-8-2.
(3) (4) To make transfers of the revenue remaining after making
the payments necessary under subdivisions (1) and (2) through
(3) (referred to as "surplus revenue" in this article) to the treasurer
of state for deposit as provided in this chapter.
(b) The commission shall make the transfers required under subdivision (3) on a monthly basis.