HB 66/FN (BR 94) - T. Mills, C. Embry Jr.
AN ACT relating to compulsive gambling and making an appropriation therefor.
Create new sections of KRS Chapter 222 to establish the compulsive gamblers awareness and treatment fund; amend KRS 222.005 to define "pathological gambling" and "problem gambling"; direct the use of funds and limit annual administrative costs to $50,000; establish the Compulsive Awareness and Treatment Fund Advisory Council; establish the council's membership and responsibilities; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to promulgate administrative regulations to develop standards, establish a funding and application process, certify disbursement of funds, and report annually; amend KRS 138.510 to provide funding from the total amount wagered in Kentucky; amend KRS 154A.130 to provide funding from the gross revenues of the state lottery; amend 238.570 to provide funding from the gross receipts from all charitable gaming; amend KRS 164.7871 to conform; amend KRS 222.001, 222.003, and 222.005 to define terms and to conform.
(Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)
Jan 4-introduced in House; to Health & Welfare (H)