A05438 Summary:

BILL NOA05438
 
SAME ASSAME AS S01282
 
SPONSORWeprin
 
COSPNSRMurray
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd Art 1 9, Constn
 
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.
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A05438 Actions:

BILL NOA05438
 
02/09/2017referred to racing and wagering
02/10/2017to attorney-general for opinion
03/06/2017opinion referred to judiciary
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A05438 Committee Votes:

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A05438 Floor Votes:

There are no votes for this bill in this legislative session.
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A05438 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          5438
 
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                    February 9, 2017
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced by M. of A. WEPRIN -- read once and referred to the Committee
          on Racing and Wagering
 
                    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
 
     1    Section 1. Resolved (if the Senate  concur),  That  subdivision  1  of
     2  section  9  of  article  1  of  the  constitution  be amended to read as
     3  follows:
     4    1. No law shall be passed abridging the rights of the people peaceably
     5  to assemble and to petition the government, or any  department  thereof;
     6  nor  shall  any  divorce  be  granted  otherwise  than  by  due judicial
     7  proceedings; except as hereinafter provided, no lottery or the  sale  of
     8  lottery  tickets, pool-selling, book-making, or any other kind of gambl-
     9  ing, except lotteries operated by the state  and  the  sale  of  lottery
    10  tickets  in  connection therewith as may be authorized and prescribed by
    11  the legislature, the net proceeds of which shall be applied  exclusively
    12  to  or  in  aid or support of education in this state as the legislature
    13  may prescribe, except pari-mutuel betting  on  horse  races  as  may  be
    14  prescribed  by  the  legislature and from which the state shall derive a
    15  reasonable revenue for the support  of  government,  and  except  casino
    16  gambling  at  no more than seven facilities as authorized and prescribed
    17  by the legislature shall hereafter be authorized or allowed within  this
    18  state;  and except wagering on professional sporting events and athletic
    19  events sponsored by  universities  or  colleges  at  betting  facilities
    20  located  at thoroughbred and harness racetracks operating in this state,
    21  in simulcast theaters operated by off-track betting corporations and  in
    22  any constitutionally authorized casino facility, as may be prescribed by
    23  the  legislature, the net proceeds of which shall be applied exclusively
    24  to or in aid or support of education in this state  as  the  legislature
    25  may  prescribe,  and  the  legislature  shall  pass  appropriate laws to
    26  prevent offenses against any of the provisions of this section.
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD89012-01-7

        A. 5438                             2
 
     1    § 2. Resolved (if the Senate concur), That the foregoing amendment  be
     2  referred  to  the  first regular legislative session convening after the
     3  next succeeding general election of members of  the  assembly,  and,  in
     4  conformity  with  section  1  of  article  19  of  the  constitution, be
     5  published for 3 months previous to the time of such election.
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