Oregon

Code Section
461.010, et seq.; Art. XV §4 Oregon Constitution

Distribution of Revenue
50% prizes; 16% expenses; 34% benefit public purpose (state lottery fund for jobs and economic development in Oregon)

Additional Purpose
To provide additional moneys for public purpose of creating jobs and furthering economic development in Oregon without additional or increased taxes

Prize Subject to Garnishment
On prizes in excess of $600, garnishment for person in arrears on child support obligation

Time Limit to Claim Prize/Disposition
1 year/remain property of lottery commission and be allocated to the benefit of the public purpose (may be exempt from 1 year redemption period if in active military service with evidence of possession of winning—then have 1 year after discharge to redeem

Prohibited Related Activities
Sale at greater price; sale to minors; altered/forged tickets


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