Texas

Code Section
Govt §§466.001, et seq

Distribution of Revenue
Payment of prizes, 62%; cost and expenses not to exceed 11%; to fund state education, 27%.

Additional Purpose
None

Prize Subject to Garnishment
Delinquent tax, child support payments, or default in student guaranteed loan shall be deducted

Time Limit to Claim Prize/Disposition
180 days/provides additional money to state lottery account; $20 million for TX Dept. of Health teaching hospital account, $5 million for Health and Human Services Commission for inpatient hospital services, rest to general fund

Prohibited Related Activities
Sales to minors; sales by phone; stolen, forged or altered tickets; sale at greater price; sale on credit; unauthorized sale; sale for food stamps or with AFDC check; influencing selection of winner; fraud


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