SRC-MAX H.B. 566 75(R)BILL ANALYSIS Senate Research CenterH.B. 566 By: Oliveira (Ellis) State Affairs 4-24-97 Committee Report (Amended) DIGEST Currently, the executive director of the Texas Lottery Commission has the authority to deduct certain amounts of delinquent tax and other money from the winnings of certain persons. This bill provides deductions from the lottery winnings for people delinquent in the payment of an obligation to the crime victims compensation fund or certain child support payments. PURPOSE As proposed, H.B. 566 sets forth provisions regarding deductions from the winnings of lottery winners. RULEMAKING AUTHORITY Rulemaking authority is granted to the Texas Lottery Commission in SECTION 2 (Sec. 466.4075(d), Government Code) of this bill. SECTION BY SECTION ANALYSIS SECTION 1. Amends Sections 466.407(a) and (c), Government Code, to require the executive director of the Texas Lottery Commission (executive director) to deduct certain amounts from the winnings of a person who has finally been determined to be delinquent in payment of a tax other other money collected by the Texas Workforce Commission, rather than state treasurer. Makes a conforming change. SECTION 2. Amends Subchapter 1, Chapter I, Chapter 466, Government Code, by adding Section 466.4075, as follows: Sec. 466.4075. DEDUCTIONS OF CHILD SUPPORT FROM CERTAIN LOTTERY WINNINGS. Sets forth provisions regarding the deductions of child support from certain lottery winnings. Requires the Texas Lottery Commission to adopt rules necessary to administer this section. SECTION 3. Emergency clause. Effective date: upon passage. SUMMARY OF COMMITTEE CHANGES Amendment 1. (1) Page 1, line 16, strike the proposed "[or]" and replace with "or". (2) Page 1, line 18, strike "; or" and replace with a period. (3) Page 1, strike lines 19-21. Amendment 2. Deletes proposed SECTION 2 and adds new SECTION 2, to amend Subchapter 1, Chapter I, Chapter 466, Government Code, by adding Section 466.4075, regarding deductions of child support from certain lottery winnings.