2020 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Floor Approved)

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iLottery Work Group (language only)

Item 488 #4h

Item 488 #4h

Independent Agencies
Virginia Lottery


Page 472, line 37, insert "A." before "Out".

Page 472, after line 43, insert:

"B.1. The Director of the Virginia Lottery shall convene a working group consisting of relevant agency personnel and representatives from a suitable cross-section of the Lottery-licensed sales agents, to meet at least three times between July 1, 2020 and January 1, 2021 to examine the following: (i) Virginia Lottery sales agent compensation, including standard commissions and any bonuses and incentives which are paid; (ii) how Virginia Lottery sales agent compensation compares to jurisdictions that border Virginia; and (iii) the impacts on sales agent commissions when Lottery purchases are made by means other than cash.

2. The Director is to share conclusions of the working group's analysis with the Chairs of the House Appropriations Committee and the Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee no later than January 1, 2021."


(This amendment creates a work group to examine the financial relationship between Lottery and its retailers.)