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TITLE 2. GOVERNMENT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA [8000 - 22980]

  ( Title 2 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 134. )

DIVISION 1. GENERAL [8000 - 8899.72]

  ( Division 1 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 134. )

CHAPTER 12.5. [California State Lottery Act of 1984] [8880 - 8880.72]

  ( Chapter 12.5 added November 6, 1984, by initiative Proposition 37, Sec. 3. )

ARTICLE 2. California State Lottery Commission [8880.15 - 8880.23]
  ( Article 2 added November 6, 1984, by initiative Proposition 37. )

8880.15.
  

Creation of Commission

The California State Lottery Commission is hereby created in state government.

(Added November 6, 1984, by initiative Proposition 37.)

8880.16.
  

Membership; Appointment; Vacancies; Political Affiliation; Removal

(a) The Commission shall consist of five members appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate.

(b) The members shall be appointed for terms of five years, except of those who are first appointed, one member shall be appointed for a term of two years, one member shall be appointed for a term of three years, one member shall be appointed for a term of four years, and two member shall be appointed for a term of five years

(c) All initial appointments shall be made within 30 days of the effective date of this Chapter.

(d) Vacancies shall be filled within 30 days by the Governor, subject to the advice and consent of the Senate, for the unexpired portion of the term in which they occur.

(e) No more than three members of the Commission shall be members of the same political party.

(f) The Governor may remove any Commissioner upon notification to the Commission and the Secretary of State.

(Added November 6, 1984, by initiative Proposition 37.)

8880.17.
  

Qualifications of Commissioners

At least one of the Commissioners shall have a minimum of five years experience in law enforcement, and at least one of the Commissioners shall be a certified public accountant.

(Added November 6, 1984, by initiative Proposition 37.)

8880.18.
  

Compensation and Expenses

Commissioners shall be compensated at the rate of one hundred dollars ($100) for each day they are engaged in commission business. Commission members shall be reimbursed for actual expenses incurred on commission business, including necessary travel expenses as determined by the Department of Human Resources.

(Amended by Stats. 2012, Ch. 665, Sec. 44. (SB 1308) Effective January 1, 2013. Note: This section was added on Nov. 6, 1984, by initiative Prop. 37.)

8880.19.
  

Annual Selection of Chairperson

The Commission shall select annually from its membership a chairperson. The chairperson shall have the power to convene special meetings of the Commission upon 48 hours’ written notice to members of the Commission.

(Amended by Stats. 1986, Ch. 55, Sec. 5. Effective April 16, 1986. Note: This section was added on Nov. 6, 1984, by initiative Prop. 37.)

8880.20.
  

Meetings

Meetings of the Commission shall be open and public in accordance with the Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act (Article 9 (commencing with Section 11120) of Chapter 1 of Part 1 of Division 3).

(Amended by Stats. 1989, Ch. 917, Sec. 2. Note: This section was added on Nov. 6, 1984, by initiative Prop. 37.)

8880.21.
  

Quorum; Voting

A quorum shall consist of three members of the Commission. All decisions of the Commission shall be made by a majority vote of the Commission.

(Amended by Stats. 1985, Ch. 1517, Sec. 2. Effective October 2, 1985. Note: This section was added on Nov. 6, 1984, by initiative Prop. 37.)

8880.22.
  

The Commission shall make quarterly reports of the operation of the Lottery to the Governor, the Attorney General, the Controller, the Treasurer, and the Legislature. The reports shall be due 75 days after the close of the quarter for which the information is being required. The reports shall include a full and complete statement of lottery revenues, prize disbursements, expenses, net revenues, and all other financial transactions involving lottery funds, including a statement of assets, statement of revenues, expenses, changes in net assets, and changes in financial position with all attached financial notes.

(Amended by Stats. 2004, Ch. 438, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2005. Note: This section was added on Nov. 6, 1984, by initiative Prop. 37.)

8880.23.
  

Appointment of Director; Removal

The Governor, with the advice and consent of the Senate, shall appoint a Director within thirty days of the effective day of this Chapter. The Governor may remove the Director upon notification to the Commission and the Secretary of State. The Director shall be responsible for managing the affairs of the Commission. The Director shall be qualified by training and experience to direct the operations of a state-operated lottery.

(Added November 6, 1984, by initiative Proposition 37.)

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