Illinois Lottery Special Instant Scratch-off Task Force

Board and Commission Details

Contact Name

Department of the Lottery

Function

The Task Force shall study the joint special instant scratch-off game offered under Section 21.4 and make recommendations on: (1) maximizing revenue for this State as well as various special causes; (2) whether to expand the program to additional causes; (3) establishing criteria for special causes; (4) the impact on revenue of the joint special instant scratch-off game; and (5) other issues related to the joint special instant scratch-off game.

Senate Confirmation

No

Compensation

Expenses

Composition

(1) the Director of the Lottery, or his or her designee; (2) 2 members, appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, one of whom shall be named co-chair of the Task Force; (3) 2 members, appointed by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives; (4) 2 members, appointed by the President of the Senate, one of whom shall be named co-chair of the Task Force; (5) 2 members, appointed by the Minority Leader of the Senate; and (6) 2 members, appointed by the Governor.

Authority

20 ILCS 1605/21.17


Member Names

Name Member Expiration Member Since Affiliation Appointed By Position Title County
Mays, Harold Director of the Lottery, or his or her designee Member
Delgado, Rep. Eva-Dina 08/24/2023 Speaker of the House of Representatives Member, Co-Chair
Hernandez, Rep. Elizabeth "Lisa" 08/24/2023 Speaker of the House of Representatives Member
Hammond, Norine 01/24/2024 Minority Leader of the House of Representatives Member
Swanson, Dan 01/24/2024 Minority Leader of the House of Representatives Member
Hunter, Sen. Mattie 01/08/2025 08/25/2023 President of the Senate Member, Co-Chair
Cunningham, Sen. Bill 01/08/2025 08/25/2023 President of the Senate Member
DeWitte, Sen. Don 11/27/2023 Minority Leader of the Senate Member
Vacant Minority Leader of the Senate Member
Diana Leza Sheehan 07/01/2026 10/20/2023 Governor Member Cook
Barnett, Sara 10/06/2023 Governor Member Cook