CHAPTER 1 - AMENDMENT TO CONSTITUTION

AN ACT AGREEING TO THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT OF SECTION 17, OF ARTICLE 2 OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE, RELATIVE TO THE SALE OF LOTTERY TICKETS, POOL SELLING AND OTHER FORMS OF GAMBLING.

WHEREAS, an Amendment to the Constitution of the State of Delaware was proposed in the Senate in the One Hundred and Fourth Session of the General Assembly, as follows:

"AN ACT proposing an Amendment to Section 17, of Article 2, of the Constitution of the State of Delaware, relating to the sale of Lottery Tickets, Pool Selling and other forms of Gambling.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met (two-thirds of all the members elected to each House agreeing thereto):

Section 1. That Article 2 of the Constitution of the State of Delaware be and the same is hereby amended, by striking out all of section 17, of Article 2 thereof, and by inserting in lieu thereof a new Section 17, in the following language, viz:

Section 17. Lotteries:--The sale of Lottery Tickets, Pool Selling and all other forms of gambling are prohibited in this State; except wagering or betting on races at race tracks by the use of pari-mutuel machines or totalizators in connection therewith. The General Assembly shall enforce this section by appropriate legislation."

AND WHEREAS, the said proposed Amendment was agreed to by two-thirds of all the members elected to each House in the said One Hundred and Fourth Session of the General Assembly; and

WHEREAS, the said proposed Amendment was published by the Secretary of State three months before the next general election, to-wit: the general election of 1934, in three newspapers in each County in the State of Delaware; NOW, THEREFORE,

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly net (two-thirds of all the members elected to each House of the General Assembly agreeing thereto):

Section 1. That the said proposed Amendment be and it is hereby agreed to and adopted and that the same shall forthwith become and be a part of the Constitution.