House Bill 1505 (Chapter 477, Acts of 2010)
This Act authorizes the Central Collection Unit (CCU) in the Department of Budget and Management to certify to the Comptroller and the State Lottery Agency certain debts or claims owed to the State. This Act authorizes the Agency to follow certain procedures when a certain debtor wins a certain prize and authorizes prize interception by adding new subsection 3-304(a)(4) to the State Finance and Procurement Article.
The Act also adds new Section 3-307 to the State Finance and Procurement Article. Section 3-307 provides for procedures under which the Central Collection Unit may certify a debt to the Maryland State Lottery Agency.
The Act also amends Section 13-918 of the Tax-General Article to provide that the Comptroller shall honor interception requests from Central Collection Unit in fourth priority.
This Act takes effect July 1, 2010 and applies to every debt or claim owed to the State on or after this effective date.