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 authorize an Alabama Lottery and dedicate the proceeds from the lottery, after expenses and prizes, to the state General Fund, for the ordinary expenses of the executive, legislative and judicial departments of the state
The amendment would establish an Alabama Lottery Commission to implement, administer, and regulate the operation of such State Lottery. The amendment would further require the Legislature to pass general laws necessary to implement this constitutional amendment
"Proposing an amendment to Section 65 of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901 to authorize an Alabama Lottery; to provide for the allocation of the lottery proceeds to the State General Fund; to establish an Alabama State Lottery Commission; and to require the Legislature to implement the constitutional amendment through passage of implementing legislation."
|August 15, 2016||H||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Economic Development and Tourism|
|Bill Text||HB12 Alabama 2016 1st Special Session Session - Introduced|