|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 07, 2019||to attorney-general for opinion|
|Jan 15, 2019||referred to judiciary|
senate Bill S1490
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Judiciary Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1490 - Details
S1490 - 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.
S1490 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1490 SPONSOR: ADDABBO TITLE OF BILL: CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY proposing an amendment to section 9 of article 1 of the constitution, in relation to authoriz- ing gambling on professional sporting events and athletic events spon- sored by universities or colleges SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Article 1, Section 9 of the State Constitution would be amended to allow for an additional exception to the prohibition on all gambling authoriz- ing wagering on professional and collegiate sporting events at betting facilities located at horse racing tracks, simulcast theaters operated by off-track betting corporations, on mobile platforms, 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.
S1490 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1490 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 15, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. ADDABBO -- 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, ON MOBILE PLATFORMS, AND IN ANY CONSTITUTIONALLY AUTHORIZED CASINO FACILI- TY, 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, and the legislature shall EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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