assembly Bill A867

2013-2014 Legislative Session

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

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 05, 2014 opinion referred to judiciary
Jan 10, 2014 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 08, 2014 referred to racing and wagering
Feb 04, 2013 opinion referred to judiciary
Jan 10, 2013 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 09, 2013 referred to racing and wagering

A867 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S331
Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 1 ยง9, Constn
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A10464, S7401
2015-2016: A3080, S940
2017-2018: A5438, S1282
2019-2020: A3963, S1490

A867 (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.

A867 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   867

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

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 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.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets