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A08068 Summary:

Amd Art 1 S9, Constn
Authorizes casino gambling within the state as prescribed by the legislature.
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A08068 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2013-2014 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                      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

     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    §  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.
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