H. B. 2654
(By Delegates Armstead, Carmichael, Sobonya,
C. Miller, Sumner, Border and Ellem)
[Introduced January 20, 2011; referred to the
Committee on the Judiciary.]
A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §29-22-30, relating to prohibiting the lottery from using minors in advertising during school hours.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended by adding thereto a new section, designated §29-22-30, to read as follows:
ARTICLE 22. STATE LOTTERY ACT.
§29-22-30. Prohibited acts, advertising involving minors.
The commissioners, the director, the deputy directors and the employees or any agent retained by the lottery, may not remove any minor children from the classroom during school hours or depict any public school facility for any purpose to create advertisements in any medium.
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to prohibit the use of minors during school time by the lottery for lottery advertisements.
This section has been completely rewritten; therefore, it has been completely underscored.