assembly Bill A10464A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Authorizes gambling on professional sporting events and athletic events sponsored by universities or colleges

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 07, 2012 to attorney-general for opinion
Jun 06, 2012 print number 10464a
Jun 06, 2012 amend (t) and recommit to racing and wagering
May 31, 2012 to attorney-general for opinion
May 29, 2012 referred to racing and wagering

A10464 - Details

Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 1 §9, Constn
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A867
2015-2016: A3080
2017-2018: A5438
2019-2020: A3963

A10464 - Summary

Authorizes gambling on professional sporting events and athletic events sponsored by universities or colleges at betting facilities located at thoroughbred and harness racetracks operating in this state, in simulcast theaters operated by off-track betting corporations and in any constitutionally authorized casino facility; provides that the proceeds of such gambling be applied exclusively to or in aid or support of education.

A10464 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  10464

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 29, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. WEPRIN -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Racing and Wagering

            CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY

proposing an amendment to section 9 of article 1 of the constitution, in
  relation to authorizing gambling on professional sporting events

  Section  1.  Resolved  (if  the  Senate concur), That subdivision 1 of
section 9 of article 1  of  the  constitution  be  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  1. No law shall be passed abridging the rights of the people peaceably
to  assemble  and to petition the government, or any department thereof;
nor shall  any  divorce  be  granted  otherwise  than  by  due  judicial
proceedings;  except  as hereinafter provided, no lottery or the sale of
lottery tickets, pool-selling, book-making, or any other kind of  gambl-
ing,  except  lotteries  operated  by  the state and the sale of lottery
tickets in connection therewith as may be authorized and  prescribed  by
the  legislature, the net proceeds of which shall be applied exclusively
to or in aid or support of education in this state  as  the  legislature
may  prescribe,  and except pari-mutuel betting on horse races as may be
prescribed by the legislature and from which the state  shall  derive  a
reasonable revenue for the support of government, AND EXCEPT WAGERING ON
PROFESSIONAL  SPORTING EVENTS AT BETTING FACILITIES LOCATED AT THOROUGH-
BRED AND HARNESS RACETRACKS OPERATING IN THIS STATE, IN SIMULCAST  THEA-
TERS  OPERATED  BY  OFF-TRACK  BETTING CORPORATIONS AND IN ANY CONSTITU-
TIONALLY AUTHORIZED  CASINO  FACILITY,  AS  MAY  BE  PRESCRIBED  BY  THE
LEGISLATURE,  THE  NET PROCEEDS OF WHICH SHALL BE APPLIED EXCLUSIVELY TO
OR IN AID OR SUPPORT OF EDUCATION IN THIS STATE AS THE  LEGISLATURE  MAY
PRESCRIBE,  shall  hereafter be authorized or allowed within this state;
and the legislature shall pass  appropriate  laws  to  prevent  offenses
against any of the provisions of this section.
  S  2. Resolved (if the Senate concur), That the foregoing amendment be
referred the to first regular legislative session  convening  after  the
next  succeeding  general  election  of members of the assembly, and, in
conformity with  section  1  of  article  19  of  the  constitution,  be
published for 3 months previous to the time of such election.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

A10464A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 1 §9, Constn
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A867
2015-2016: A3080
2017-2018: A5438
2019-2020: A3963

A10464A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes gambling on professional sporting events and athletic events sponsored by universities or colleges at betting facilities located at thoroughbred and harness racetracks operating in this state, in simulcast theaters operated by off-track betting corporations and in any constitutionally authorized casino facility; provides that the proceeds of such gambling be applied exclusively to or in aid or support of education.

A10464A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                10464--A

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 29, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. WEPRIN -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on  Racing and Wagering -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

            CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY

proposing an amendment to section 9 of article 1 of the constitution, in
  relation to authorizing gambling on professional sporting  events  and
  athletic events sponsored by universities or colleges

  Section  1.  Resolved  (if  the  Senate concur), That subdivision 1 of
section 9 of article 1  of  the  constitution  be  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  1. No law shall be passed abridging the rights of the people peaceably
to  assemble  and to petition the government, or any department thereof;
nor shall  any  divorce  be  granted  otherwise  than  by  due  judicial
proceedings;  except  as hereinafter provided, no lottery or the sale of
lottery tickets, pool-selling, book-making, or any other kind of  gambl-
ing,  except  lotteries  operated  by  the state and the sale of lottery
tickets in connection therewith as may be authorized and  prescribed  by
the  legislature, the net proceeds of which shall be applied exclusively
to or in aid or support of education in this state  as  the  legislature
may  prescribe,  and except pari-mutuel betting on horse races as may be
prescribed by the legislature and from which the state  shall  derive  a
reasonable revenue for the support of government, AND EXCEPT WAGERING ON
PROFESSIONAL  SPORTING EVENTS AND ATHLETIC EVENTS SPONSORED BY UNIVERSI-
TIES OR COLLEGES AT  BETTING  FACILITIES  LOCATED  AT  THOROUGHBRED  AND
HARNESS  RACETRACKS OPERATING IN THIS STATE, IN SIMULCAST THEATERS OPER-
ATED BY OFF-TRACK  BETTING  CORPORATIONS  AND  IN  ANY  CONSTITUTIONALLY
AUTHORIZED CASINO FACILITY, AS MAY BE PRESCRIBED BY THE LEGISLATURE, THE
NET  PROCEEDS  OF  WHICH  SHALL  BE  APPLIED EXCLUSIVELY TO OR IN AID OR
SUPPORT OF EDUCATION IN THIS STATE AS  THE  LEGISLATURE  MAY  PRESCRIBE,
shall  hereafter  be  authorized  or  allowed within this state; and the
legislature shall pass appropriate laws to prevent offenses against  any
of the provisions of this section.
  S  2. Resolved (if the Senate concur), That the foregoing amendment be
referred to the first regular legislative session  convening  after  the
next  succeeding  general  election  of members of the assembly, and, in
conformity with  section  1  of  article  19  of  the  constitution,  be
published for 3 months previous to the time of such election.