CHAPTER 4

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 1

AN ACT CONCURRING IN A PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE II OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE RELATING TO GAMBLING.

WHEREAS, an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Delaware was proposed in the 135th General Assembly, being Chapter 241, Volume 67, Laws of Delaware, as follows:

"AN ACT PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE II OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE RELATING TO GAMBLING.

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 Section 17, Article II of the Constitution of the State of Delaware by striking subsection (c) of said section, and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

'(c) Wagering or betting by the use of pari-mutuel machines or

totalizators on horse races conducted at racetracks within or without the State, provided that such wagering or betting may be conducted only either:

(1) within the enclosure of any racetrack licensed under the laws of the State to conduct a race meeting, or

(2) within the enclosure of any racetrack licensed under the laws of the State to receive and accept wagers or bets on electronically televised simulcasts of horse races.'"

WHEREAS, the said proposed amendment was adopted by two-thirds of all members elected to each House of the 135th General Assembly.

NOW, THEREFORE:

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. The said proposed amendment is hereby concurred in and adopted, and shall forthwith become a part of the Constitution of the State of Delaware.

Approved January 24, 1991.