Under existing law, lotteries and gift enterprises are prohibited
This bill would propose an amendment to Section 65 of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to establish an Alabama Lottery to fund certain Education Trust Fund programs, to create an Alabama Lottery Corporation to implement and to regulate the operation of such lottery, and to prohibit the operation of casinos in the State
The amendment dedicates the net proceeds from the lottery to the Education Trust Fund for resource officers and scholarships. The amendment provides that lottery proceeds will not supplant or replace existing education revenues, establishes the Lottery Trust Fund, and authorizes the Legislature to pass general laws to implement the amendment
Proposing an amendment to Section 65 of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to establish an Alabama Lottery; to establish an Alabama Lottery Corporation; to establish the Lottery Trust Fund; to provide for the allocation of the lottery proceeds to the Education Trust Fund for resource officers and scholarships; to authorize the Legislature to implement the amendment through enabling legislation; to provide that lottery proceeds shall not supplant or replace existing education revenues; and to prohibit the operation of casinos in the State.
|January 21, 2014||H||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Ways and Means Education|
|Bill Text||HB308 Alabama 2014 Session - Introduced|