assembly Bill A8068

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes casino gambling within the state as prescribed by the legislature

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 26, 2013 delivered to secretary of state
Jun 21, 2013 returned to assembly
passed senate
referred to rules
3rd reading cal.1594
substituted for s5898
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 20, 2013 ordered to third reading rules cal.670
rules report cal.670
reported referred to rules
reported referred to judiciary
Jun 17, 2013 referred to racing and wagering

A8068 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 1 ยง9, Constn
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A9556, S6734

A8068 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes casino gambling within the state as prescribed by the legislature.

A8068 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 17, 2013

Introduced  by  M. of A. PRETLOW -- (at request of the Governor) -- read
  once and referred to the Committee on Racing and Wagering


proposing an amendment to subdivision 1 of section 9 of article 1 of the
  constitution, in relation to casino gambling in the state

  Section 1. Resolved (if the Senate  concur),  That  subdivision  1  of
section  9  of  article  1  of  the  constitution  be amended to read as
  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 CASINO
BY  THE LEGISLATURE 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
submitted to the people for approval at the general election to be  held
in the year 2013 in accordance with the provisions of the election law.

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