HOUSE BILL NO. 319
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO LOTTERIES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:
Section 1. Amend §4826(a), Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking the date and punctuation "April 15, 2010," as it appears in the last sentence thereof and substituting the following in lieu thereof:
"the Commission has fulfilled its obligations pursuant to subsections (b) and (c) of this section,".
Section 2. Amend §4826, Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking the existing subsection (c) in its entirety and substituting a new subsection "(c)" in lieu thereof as follows:
"(c) Not later than 30 days after the United States Supreme Court’s issuance of a mandate concluding the State’s appeal of the decision entered by the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in case No. 09-3297 (captioned as Ofc. Comm. Baseball, et al. v. Markell), the Video and Sports Lottery Commission shall reconvene at the call of the Chairperson for the purpose of discussing the effect of the United States Supreme Court’s decision, and discussion on the feasibility of licensing additional sports lottery venues, including the effects on state revenues, the revenues of existing video lottery agents, the horse racing industry, employment, and the surrounding communities and businesses if the State were to grant additional licenses to operate only a sports lottery to any person, including, but not limited to, a person who does not operate a racetrack property in this State conducting horse racing meets pursuant to Title 3 or Title 28 or harness racing meets pursuant to Title 3.".
Approved March 31, 2010