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A08068 Summary:

BILL NO    A08068 

SAME AS    SAME AS S05898

SPONSOR    Pretlow

COSPNSR    

MLTSPNSR   

Amd Art 1 S9, Constn

Authorizes casino gambling within the state as prescribed by the legislature.
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A08068 Text:

                           S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                         8068

                              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

                   CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY

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

    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, [and] 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 the  legislature  shall  pass  appropriate  laws  to  prevent
   19  offenses against any of the provisions of this section.
   20    S  2. Resolved (if the Senate concur), That the foregoing amendment be
   21  submitted to the people for approval at the general election to be  held
   22  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.
                                                                  LBD89106-01-3
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