senate Bill S1282A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 14, 2018 print number 1282a
Jun 14, 2018 amend and recommit to judiciary
Feb 15, 2018 opinion referred to judiciary
Jan 12, 2018 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 03, 2018 referred to judiciary
Feb 10, 2017 opinion referred to judiciary
Jan 13, 2017 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 09, 2017 referred to judiciary

Co-Sponsors

S1282 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Judiciary
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 1 §9, Constn
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S7401
2013-2014: S331
2015-2016: S940
2019-2020: S1490

S1282 (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.

S1282 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1282 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1282

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 9, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  AVELLA,  ADDABBO, HOYLMAN, MONTGOMERY, SANDERS --
  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 gambling on professional sporting events and
  athletic events sponsored by universities or colleges

  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 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
gambling  at  no more than seven facilities as authorized and prescribed
by the legislature shall hereafter be authorized or allowed within  this
state;  AND EXCEPT WAGERING 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, 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

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

Co-Sponsors

S1282A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Judiciary
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 1 §9, Constn
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S7401
2013-2014: S331
2015-2016: S940
2019-2020: S1490

S1282A (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.

S1282A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1282A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 1282--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 9, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  AVELLA,  ADDABBO, HOYLMAN, MONTGOMERY, SANDERS --
  read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to
  the  Committee on Judiciary -- recommitted to the Committee on Judici-
  ary in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- 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 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  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
gambling at no more than seven facilities as authorized  and  prescribed
by  the legislature shall hereafter be authorized or allowed within this
state; AND EXCEPT WAGERING 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, ON
MOBILE PLATFORMS, AND IN ANY CONSTITUTIONALLY AUTHORIZED CASINO  FACILI-

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

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