California State Lotteries Laws
|Code Section||Gov. §8880, et seq.|
|Distribution of Lottery Revenue||50% prizes; 34% benefit public education; 16% expenses|
|Additional Purpose of Lottery||For the preservation of the rights, liberties, and welfare of the people to benefit education without additional or increased taxes, money should supplement, not be substituted for, public education funds|
|Lottery Prize Subject to Garnishment||-|
|Time Limit to Claim Prize/Disposition||180 days; to benefit public purpose of education|
|Prohibited Related Activities||Sales to minors; counterfeit/altered tickets|
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