as introduced - 88th Legislature (2013 - 2014) Posted on 03/14/2013 08:54am
A bill for an act relating to gambling; appropriating money for problem gambling.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
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$225,000 in fiscal year 2014 and $225,000 in fiscal year 2015 are appropriated from the lottery prize fund to the commissioner of human services for a grant to the state affiliate recognized by the National Council on Problem Gambling. The affiliate must provide services to increase public awareness of problem gambling, education and training for individuals and organizations providing effective treatment services to problem gamblers and their families, and research relating to problem gambling. These services must be complementary to and not duplicative of the services provided through the problem gambling program administered by the commissioner of human services. This is a onetime appropriation.
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