Terms Used In Michigan Laws 432.253

  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, shall be construed to extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories belonging to the United States; and the words "United States" shall be construed to include the district and territories. See Michigan Laws 8.3o
  (1) The compulsive gaming prevention fund is created within the department of treasury.
  (2) All of the following shall be deposited in the compulsive gaming prevention fund:
  (a) The money appropriated from the state services fee fund created in section 12a of the Michigan gaming control and revenue act, 1996 IL 1, MCL 432.212a, for the compulsive gaming prevention fund.
  (b) A percentage of the net revenue in the state lottery fund created in section 41 of the McCauley-Traxler-Law-Bowman-McNeely lottery act, 1972 PA 239, MCL 432.41, that is equal to not less than 10% of each year’s state lottery advertising budget but not to exceed $1,000,000.00.
  (c) A percentage of the Michigan agriculture equine industry development fund created in section 20 of the horse racing law of 1995, 1995 PA 279, MCL 431.320, that is equal to 1/10 of 1% of the gross wagers made each year in each of the racetracks licensed under the horse racing law of 1995, 1995 PA 279, MCL 431.301 to 431.336.
  (3) Of the money available in the compulsive gaming prevention fund, up to $1,040,000.00 may be distributed annually to the domestic violence and treatment board created in section 2 of 1978 PA 389, MCL 400.1502. The remaining money in the compulsive gaming prevention fund shall be distributed as determined by the director of community health to be used exclusively for the treatment, prevention, education, training, research, and evaluation of pathological gamblers and their families and to fund the toll-free compulsive gaming helpline number.
  (4) The state treasurer shall direct the investment of the fund. The state treasurer shall credit to the fund interest and earnings from fund investments.
  (5) Money remaining in the compulsive gaming prevention fund at the close of the fiscal year shall remain in the compulsive gaming prevention fund and shall not lapse to the general fund.
  (6) The department of community health may establish fees for the treatment of pathological gambling addictions.