senate Bill S330

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes a lottery game for a community grant fund, which fund shall be dedicated to community groups

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Feb 21, 2014 opinion referred to judiciary
Jan 13, 2014 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 08, 2014 referred to judiciary
Feb 06, 2013 opinion referred to judiciary
Jan 11, 2013 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 09, 2013 referred to judiciary

S330 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2370
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 1 ยง9, Constn

S330 - Summary

Authorizes a lottery game for a community grant fund, which fund shall be dedicated to community groups organized pursuant to paragraph three or four of subdivision (c) of section five hundred one of the internal revenue code of nineteen hundred eighty-six, as amended, administering educational, recreational, cultural, senior, veterans or social services programs or providing volunteer ambulance services.

S330 - Sponsor Memo

S330 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   330

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary

            CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY

proposing an amendment to section 9 of article 1 of the constitution, in
  relation to authorizing a lottery game for  a  community  grant  fund,
  which fund shall be dedicated to certain community groups

  Section  1.  Resolved  (if the Assembly 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, EXCEPT THAT THE LEGISLATURE MAY ENACT LEGISLATION AUTHOR-
IZING  THE  CREATION  OF  A  SEPARATE LOTTERY GAME THE PROCEEDS OF WHICH
SHALL BE APPLIED EXCLUSIVELY TO A COMMUNITY GRANT FUND TO BE CREATED  BY
SUCH  LEGISLATION,  WHICH  FUND  SHALL  BE DEDICATED TO COMMUNITY GROUPS
ORGANIZED PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH THREE OR  FOUR  OF  SUBDIVISION  (C)  OF
SECTION  FIVE  HUNDRED  ONE  OF  THE  INTERNAL  REVENUE CODE OF NINETEEN
HUNDRED EIGHTY-SIX, AS AMENDED, ADMINISTERING EDUCATIONAL, RECREATIONAL,
CULTURAL, SENIOR, VETERANS OR  SOCIAL  SERVICES  PROGRAMS  OR  PROVIDING
VOLUNTEER  AMBULANCE  SERVICES,  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, shall hereafter be authorized or  allowed

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

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