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|Jan 09, 2013||referred to judiciary|
senate Bill S330
Archive: Last Bill Status -
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S330 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
- Laws Affected:
- Amd Art 1 §9, 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
BILL NUMBER:S330 TITLE OF BILL: REVISED 12/10/12 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 SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Article 1, Section 9 of the State Constitution would be amended to allow for an additional exception to the prohibition on all gambling to include 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 administering educational, recreational, cultural, senior, veterans or social service programs or providing volunteer ambulance services as authorized and prescribed by the legislature. EXISTING LAW: Article 1, Section 9 of the State Constitution generally proscribes all gambling except for four exceptions. These four exceptions are: (1) pari-mutuel wagering on horse racing; (2) State lotteries; (3) bingo conducted by certain charitable, non-profit and religious organizations; and (4) games of chance conducted by these same charitable, non-profit, and religious organizations.
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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