Title 31: Recreation and Sports
Chapter 14: STATE LOTTERY
31 V.S.A. § 651. State lottery commission
§ 651. State lottery commission
(a) There is created a lottery commission which shall be responsible for the establishment and management of a state lottery.
(b) The commission shall consist of five members who shall be appointed by the governor, with the advice and consent of the senate. A member may be removed by the governor. A member appointed by the governor when the general assembly is not in session shall be subject to approval by the senate at its next regular, special or adjourned session. Members shall be appointed for three year terms. Any vacancy shall be filled by appointment for the unexpired term. The members shall serve until their successors are appointed and qualified. No member of the commission shall have any pecuniary interest in any licensee, licensed under the provisions of this chapter to conduct a lottery, nor shall any member of the commission have a pecuniary interest in any contract awarded pursuant to this subchapter. No more than three members of the commission may be members of the same political party. (Added 1977, No. 82, § 2, eff. April 27, 1977.)