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A06890 Summary:

Amd Art 1 9, Constn
Allows the legislature to authorize pool-selling without profit.
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A06890 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2023-2024 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                       May 8, 2023
        Introduced by M. of A. GANDOLFO -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Racing and Wagering
        proposing an amendment to subdivision 1 of section 9 of article 1 of the
          constitution,  in  relation  to  the  authority  of the legislature to
          authorize pool-selling without profit

     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, and except pool-selling without the  taking  of  any
    18  profit  by  the pool-seller as authorized and prescribed by the legisla-
    19  ture shall hereafter be authorized or allowed within this state; and the
    20  legislature shall pass appropriate laws to prevent offenses against  any
    21  of the provisions of this section.
    22    §  2. Resolved (if the Senate concur), That the foregoing amendment be
    23  referred to the first regular legislative session  convening  after  the
    24  next  succeeding  general  election  of members of the assembly, and, in
    25  conformity with  section  1  of  article  19  of  the  constitution,  be
    26  published for three months previous to the time of such election.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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