North Carolina Statutes

Chapter 18C North Carolina State Lottery

Article 1 - North Carolina State Lottery.

  • § 18C-101   Citation
    This Chapter shall be known and may be cited as the North Carolina State Lottery Act. (2005‑344, s. 1.)
  • § 18C-102   Purpose and intent
    The General Assembly declares that the purpose of this Chapter is to establish a State‑operated lottery to generate funds for the public purposes described in...
  • § 18C-103   Definitions
    As used in this Chapter, unless the context requires otherwise: (1) "Commission" means the North Carolina State Lottery Commission. (2) "Commissioner" means a member of...
  • § 18C-104 through 18C-109   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 2 - North Carolina State Lottery Commission.

Article 3 - North Carolina State Lottery Director.

  • § 18C-120   Selection of the Director; powers and duties
    (a) The Commission shall select a Director to operate and administer the Lottery and to serve as the Secretary of the Commission. Except as to...
  • § 18C-121   Accountability; books and records
    The Director shall have made and kept books and records that accurately and completely reflect each day's transactions, including the distribution of tickets or shares...
  • § 18C-122   Independent audits
    (a) At the beginning of each calendar year, the Commission shall engage an independent firm experienced in security procedures, including computer security and systems security,...
  • § 18C-123 through 18C-129   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 4 - Operation of Lottery.

Article 5 - Lottery Game Retailers.

Article 6 - Lottery Vendors and Lottery Contractors.

  • § 18C-150   Procurements
    The Commission shall be exempt from Article 3 of Chapter 143 of the General Statutes but may use the services of the Department of Administration...
  • § 18C-151   Contracts
    (a) Except as otherwise specifically provided in this subsection for contracts for the purchase of services, apparatus, supplies, materials, or equipment, Article 8 of Chapter...
  • § 18C-152   Investigation of lottery vendors
    (a) Lottery vendors shall cooperate with the Director in completing any investigation required under G.S. 18C‑151(c), including any appropriate investigation authorizations needed to facilitate these...
  • § 18C-153 through 18C-159   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 7 - North Carolina State Lottery Fund.

  • § 18C-160   North Carolina State Lottery Fund
    An enterprise fund, to be known as the North Carolina State Lottery Fund, is created within the State treasury. The North Carolina State Lottery Fund...
  • § 18C-161   Types of income to the North Carolina State Lottery Fund
    The following revenues shall be deposited in the North Carolina State Lottery Fund: (1) All proceeds from the sale of lottery tickets or shares. (2)...
  • § 18C-162   Allocation of revenues
    (a) The Commission shall allocate revenues to the North Carolina State Lottery Fund in order to increase and maximize the available revenues for education purposes,...
  • § 18C-163   Expenses of the Lottery
    Expenses of the Lottery may include any of the following: (1) The costs incurred in operating and administering the Commission, including initial start‑up costs. (2)...
  • § 18C-164   Transfer of net revenues
    (a) The funds remaining in the North Carolina State Lottery Fund after receipt of all revenues to the Lottery Fund and after accrual of all...
  • § 18C-165 through 18C-169   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 8 - Miscellaneous.

  • § 18C-170   Preemption of local regulation
    A county or municipality shall not enact any ordinance or regulation relating to the Lottery, and this Chapter preempts all existing county or municipal ordinances...
  • § 18C-171   Lawful activity
    Other than this Chapter, any other public or local law, ordinance, or regulation providing any penalty, restriction, regulation, or prohibition for the manufacture, transportation, storage,...
  • § 18C-172   Lottery Oversight Committee
    (a) Creation and Membership. The Lottery Oversight Committee is established. The Committee shall be located administratively in the General Assembly. The Committee shall consist of...