Indiana State Lotteries Laws
|Code Section||4-30-1-1, et seq.|
|Distribution of Lottery Revenue||Administrative trust fund for prizes and expenses; any surplus revenue (where roughly $15 million goes to state teachers' retirement fund and $7.5 million to pension relief fund with remaining surplus to the "Build Indiana Fund" for highway construction, job creation, economic development and state and local capital projects)|
|Additional Purpose of Lottery||To enable the people of Indiana to benefit from significant money for capital improvements|
|Lottery Prize Subject to Garnishment||For prizes over $599, if owes (1)outstanding debt to state agency, (2) delinquent state taxes, or (3) child support paid through a court [if multiple obligations, 1st to child support, 2nd to judgments owed, 3rd to tax liens, and 4th to unsecured debts owed by prize winner]|
|Time Limit to Claim Prize/Disposition||180 days/added to pool for future prizes or used for special prize promotions|
|Prohibited Related Activities||Sale to minors; stolen/counterfeited/altered tickets; at different price; by unauthorized retailer or agent; sale on credit|
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