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 the Alabama Lottery. The amendment would also create the Lottery Trust Fund and the Alabama Lottery Corporation to implement and regulate the operation of the lottery
The amendment provides for net proceeds from the lottery to be deposited in the Lottery Trust Fund and allocates one-half of the Lottery Trust Fund for scholarships for qualifying students to attend a college or junior college located in Alabama and one-half for the state General Fund
The amendment requires the Legislature to enact general legislation to provide for the administration, operation, and regulation of the lottery and powers, duties, and authority of the Alabama Lottery Corporation
Proposing an amendment to Section 65 of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, now appearing as Section 65 of the Official Recompilation of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended, to establish the Alabama Lottery, the Alabama Lottery Corporation, and the Lottery Trust Fund; to provide for the allocation of the lottery proceeds to the Lottery Trust Fund, one-half for scholarships for qualifying students to attend a college or junior college located in Alabama and one-half for the state General Fund; and to require the Legislature to implement the amendment by general legislation.
|May 12, 2015||H||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Ways and Means Education|
|Bill Text||HB651 Alabama 2015 Session - Introduced|