Revisor Home

Title XXI PUBLIC SAFETY AND MORALS

 Chapter 313

previous next Effective - 28 Aug 2000bottom

  313.842.  Compulsive gamblers fund, created, purpose — programs may be established — department of mental health to administer — fund not to lapse into general revenue. — There may be established programs which shall provide treatment, prevention and education services for compulsive gambling.  As used in this section, "compulsive gambling" means a condition suffered by a person who is chronically and progressively preoccupied with gambling and the urge to gamble.  Subject to appropriation, such programs shall be funded from the one-cent admission fee authorized pursuant to section 313.820, and in addition, may be funded from the taxes collected and distributed to any city or county under section 313.822.  Such moneys shall be submitted to the state and credited to the "Compulsive Gamblers Fund", which is hereby established within the department of mental health.  Notwithstanding the provisions of section 33.080 to the contrary, moneys in the fund at the end of any biennium shall not be transferred to the credit of the general revenue fund.  The department of mental health shall administer programs, either directly or by contract, for compulsive gamblers.  The commission may administer programs to educate the public about problem gambling and promote treatment programs offered by the department of mental health.  In addition, the commission shall administer the voluntary exclusion program for problem gamblers authorized by section 313.833.

­­--------

(L. 1991 H.B. 149 § 20 Adopted by Referendum, Proposition A, November 3, 1992, A.L. 1996 H.B. 1081 merged with H.B. 1159, A.L. 2000 S.B. 902)


---- end of effective   28 Aug 2000 ----

use this link to bookmark section  313.842


In accordance with Section 3.090, the language of statutory sections enacted during a legislative session are updated and available on this website on the effective date of such enacted statutory section. Revisor Home    

Other Information
 Recent Sections Editorials May Be Cited As Tables & Forms Multiple Enact
Repeal & Transfer Definitions

Site changes Contact
Other Links
Oversight Library MO WebMasters
Senate
Missouri Senate
State of Missouri
MO.gov
House
Missouri House

 28