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 scholarships and to create an Alabama Lottery Corporation to implement and to regulate the operation of the lottery
The amendment dedicates the net proceeds from the lottery to the Lottery Trust Fund for scholarships for students to attend a public two- or four-year college located in Alabama
The amendment also 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, now appearing as Section 65 of the Official Recompilation of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended, 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 Lottery Trust Fund for scholarships for students to attend a public two- or four-year college located in Alabama; and to authorize the Legislature to implement the amendment through enabling legislation.
|January 9, 2018||H||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Economic Development and Tourism|
|Hearing||February 22, 2017||Room 727 **Agenda Revised #2 added Sunset Bills** at 15:00||Senate FR&ED Hearing|
|Bill Text||HB112 Alabama 2018 Session - Introduced|