Preserving the Past, Informing the Future
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1971, P.A. 865 established the
Commission on Special Revenue. The Commission initiates and
administers the Connecticut State Lottery.
1979, July 1, Commission on Special Revenue is replaced by Gaming Policy Board and a Division of Special Revenue within the Dept. of Business Regulation, per P.A. 79-404.
1980, July 1, Gaming Policy Board and Division of Special Revenue begin operating under the Dept. of Revenue Services for administrative purposes only, following the abolition of the Dept. of Business Regulation, per P.A. 80-482.
1996, July 1, The State Lottery becomes a quasi-public corporation. Name changed to Connecticut Lottery Corporation per P.A. 96-212.
History on the agency web page.
“25 Years of Gambling in Connecticut.” Hartford Courant, Feb. 24, 1997, p. A1.
Agency Documents in the State Library
Check the State Library catalog, CONSULS, under these author headings for publications by the agency available in the State Library :
Connecticut Lottery Corporation.
Annual Reports are located in :
See entry for Division of Special Revenue in the Digest of Administrative Reports to the Governor [CSL Call Number ConnDoc F40 d], and 2002 -, the online version
State Archives Record Group :
Prepared by the Government Information and Reference Services Unit, page revised 7/2008.