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Session of 2013 - 2014 Regular Session


Posted: November 19, 2013 01:23 PM
From: Representative Ted Harhai
To: All House members
Subject: Co-sponsorship: Confidentiality of Lottery Winners
In the near future, I plan to introduce legislation that would amend Act 91 of 1971, known as the State Lottery Law. The bill would amend the Lottery Act to allow a lottery winner to choose whether or not he or she wants to disclose their name or other personal information in a multistate lottery game. The city and county of residence of a prize winner would not be considered confidential information.

My bill would protect lottery winners from criminals and scam artists that prey on big jackpot lottery winners. It is my belief that lottery winners from Pennsylvania should have the option whether or not he or she wants to disclose their name or stay anonymous. If you share this belief, I hope you join me in cosponsoring this legislation.
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Introduced as HB1893