CHAPTER 312

FORMERLY HOUSE BILL NO. 131

AS AMENDED BY

HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND ARTICLE 2, SECTION 17 OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE BY ELIMINATING THE PROHIBITIONS AGAINST CERTAIN TYPES OF LOTTERIES.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware (two-thirds of all members elected to each House thereof concurring therein):

Section 1. Amend Article 2 of the Constitution of the State of Delaware by striking Section 17 and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

§ 17. Lotteries and other gambling

All forms of gambling are prohibited in this State except the following:

(a) Lotteries under State control for the purpose of raising funds,

(b) Wagering or betting on races within the enclosure of any race meeting licensed and conducted under the laws of this State by the use of pari-mutual machines or totalizators,

(c) Bingo games as conducted under the limitations of Section 17A.

The General Assembly shall enforce this Section by appropriate legislation.