Councilor suggests the creation of municipal lottery in Atibaia
Councilor Ademilson Militão. Photo: Atibaia City Council

Councilor Ademilson Militão formalized the presentation to the Atibaia City Hall of a draft on the elaboration of a municipal lottery. The intention would be “to explore any of the lottery modalities provided for in Federal Law No. 13.756, of 12/12/2018, which provides for the National Public Security Fund (FNSP)”.

According to the initiative, a “lottery game is considered to be any operation, game or bet, in the form of a prognostic contest, to obtain a prize in cash or in goods of another nature”. According to the initiative, it is considered a “lottery game any operation, game or bet, in the form of a prognostic contest, to obtain a prize in money or in goods of another nature”.

Details of the text that predicts the municipal lottery

According to a report on the Portal Atibaia News, the performance of the government would take place by the Municipal Finance Department. The action also sets as an objective: the social security of the municipality, which needs to be taken into account, in each lottery service explored, at least the amount transferred by the Union to the same segment.

In addition, the text determines the funding of programs and the allocation of resources to the social assistance, sports, culture, public safety, human rights, animal care sectors; and the payment of prizes, the collection of income tax on prizes and the coverage of the expenses of carrying out and maintaining the operation of the Atibaia lottery.

The text by councilor Ademilson Militão also provides that the City Hall implement the guarantee systems it deems adequate against counterfeiting or contracting tickets. And also discipline the transfer of amounts for social security, income tax on premiums and the rest of legal beneficiaries.

“This councilor believes that the proposal will generate benefits for the citizens who had part of their funds lost during the pandemic, thus facilitating the economic recovery of the population of our city”, said the councilor.

Militão concluded: “We have no doubt that this draft law is in tune with the understanding of the Federal Supreme Court, according to which States and Municipalities can explore this type of service provision, as long as the destination has specific objectives.”