Senate Bill 151

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Last Action defeated 16-21
Title AN ACT proposing a new section of the Constitution of Kentucky relating to casino gaming.
Bill Documents Bill
Impact Statements Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 1288
Sponsors D. Thayer, R. Palmer II, W. Blevins Jr., T. Buford, P. Clark, C. Gibson, D. Harper Angel, G. Neal, J. Pendleton, T. Shaughnessy, K. Stein
Summary of Original Version Propose to create a new section of the Constitution of Kentucky to authorize the establishment and operation of casino gaming at no more than five licensed horse racing tracks and no more than two other locations at least sixty miles from a licensed horse racing track and to specify the purposes for which the revenue derived therefrom may be expended; submit to the voters for ratification or rejection; include ballot language.
Index Headings of Original Version Local Mandate - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Gambling - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
General Assembly - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Licensing - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Racing - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Secretary of State - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Tourism - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Amusements and Recreation - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Constitution, Ky. - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Elections and Voting - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Proposed Amendments Senate Committee Substitute 1
Senate Committee Amendment 1
Senate Floor Amendment 1
Senate Floor Amendment 2
Senate Floor Amendment 3
Senate Floor Amendment 4
Senate Floor Amendment 5
Senate Floor Amendment 6
Senate Floor Amendment 7
Senate Floor Amendment 8
Senate Floor Amendment 9
Senate Floor Amendment 10

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02/14/12
  • introduced in Senate
02/16/12
  • to State & Local Government (S)
02/21/12
  • taken from State & Local Government (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to State & Local Government (S)
02/22/12
  • reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
  • floor amendments (2) (4) (5) (7) (8) (9) and (10) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendments (1) (3) and (6) filed
02/23/12
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 23, 2012
  • 3rd reading
  • floor amendments (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) and (10) withdrawn
  • Committee Substitute adopted
  • defeated 16-21

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Impact Statements Local Mandate
Summary Delete original provisions; propose to create a new section of the Constitution of Kentucky to authorize the establishment and operation of casino gambling at no more than seven locations, to specify that casino gambling not located at a horse racing track licensed by the Commonwealth shall not be located within 60 miles of a horse racing track licensed by the Commonwealth, and to specify the purposes for which the revenue derived therefrom may be expended; submit to the voters for ratification or rejection; include ballot language.
Index Headings Local Mandate - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Gambling - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
General Assembly - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Licensing - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Racing - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Secretary of State - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Tourism - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Amusements and Recreation - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Constitution, Ky. - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Elections and Voting - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment

Amendment Senate Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor D. Thayer
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Local Mandate - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Gambling - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
General Assembly - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Licensing - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Racing - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Secretary of State - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Tourism - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Amusements and Recreation - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Constitution, Ky. - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Elections and Voting - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor D. Thayer
Summary Delete original provisions; propose to create a new section of the Constitution of Kentucky to permit the General Assembly to authorize the establishment and operation of casino gambling at no more than seven locations and to specify the purposes for which the revenue derived therefrom may be expended; submit to the voters for ratification or rejection; include ballot language.
Index Headings Local Mandate - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Gambling - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
General Assembly - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Licensing - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Racing - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Secretary of State - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Tourism - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Amusements and Recreation - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Constitution, Ky. - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Elections and Voting - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor D. Thayer
Summary Delete original provisions; propose to create a new section of the Constitution of Kentucky to permit the General Assembly to authorize the establishment and operation of casino gambling at no more than seven locations and to specify the purposes for which the revenue derived therefrom may be expended; submit to the voters for ratification or rejection; include ballot language.
Index Headings Local Mandate - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Gambling - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
General Assembly - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Licensing - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Racing - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Secretary of State - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Tourism - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Amusements and Recreation - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Constitution, Ky. - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Elections and Voting - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 3
Sponsor D. Thayer
Summary Delete original provisions; propose to create a new section of the Constitution of Kentucky to permit the General Assembly to authorize the establishment and operation of casino gambling at no more than seven locations, to specify that casinos not located at licensed horse racing tracks shall be located not less than 60 miles from a licensed horse racing track premises, and to specify the purposes for which the revenue derived therefrom may be expended; submit to the voters for ratification or rejection; include ballot language.
Index Headings Local Mandate - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Gambling - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
General Assembly - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Licensing - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Racing - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Secretary of State - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Tourism - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Amusements and Recreation - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Constitution, Ky. - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Elections and Voting - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 4
Sponsor D. Thayer
Summary Delete original provisions; propose to create a new section of the Constitution of Kentucky to permit the General Assembly to authorize the establishment and operation of casino gambling at no more than seven locations, to specify that casinos not located at licensed horse racing tracks shall be located not less than 60 miles from a licensed horse racing track premises, and to specify the purposes for which the revenue derived therefrom may be expended; submit to the voters for ratification or rejection; include ballot language.
Index Headings Local Mandate - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Gambling - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
General Assembly - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Licensing - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Racing - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Secretary of State - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Tourism - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Amusements and Recreation - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Constitution, Ky. - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Elections and Voting - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 5
Sponsor B. Smith
Summary Propose to create a new section of the Constitution of Kentucky to prohibit any person, entity, stockholder, holding or intermediary company, trustee, director, partner, business or service entity, provider of gaming equipment, supplier, owner, corporation, firm, affiliate, lobbyist, provider of goods, food service, linen service, laundry service, construction firm, legal and consulting assistance, marketing and advertising service, provider of office goods, or any other supplier that has any financial or personal relationship with any aspect of the casino gambling industry, nor any permanent committee from directly or indirectly contributing anything of any value, including a gift, service, discount, credit, or complimentary service, to any statewide constitutional officer or candidate thereof or to any legislator or candidate thereof, or to their spouse, child, parent, sibling, grandparent, or in-law; to prohibit any of the listed candidates, elected officials, or their families from accepting anything of value, from any of the entities that supply goods or services, or are in any way connected to the casino gambling industry or from any permanent committee or any affiliate, or organization thereof; prohibit statewide constitutional officers and candidates thereof, members of the General Assembly and candidates thereof from accepting or undertaking employment or any kind of financial relationship, or business association with any entity related to the casino gambling industry for five years after they leave office or five years from the date that their candidacy concluded; require the General Assembly by general law to establish a strict code of ethics to ensure the measures established herein.
Index Headings Local Mandate - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Gambling - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
General Assembly - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Licensing - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Racing - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Secretary of State - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Tourism - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Amusements and Recreation - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Constitution, Ky. - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Elections and Voting - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 6
Sponsor B. Smith
Summary Propose to create a new section of the Constitution of Kentucky to prohibit any person, entity, stockholder, holding or intermediary company, trustee, director, partner, business or service entity, provider of gaming equipment, supplier, owner, corporation, firm, affiliate, lobbyist, provider of goods, food service, linen service, laundry service, construction firm, legal and consulting assistance, marketing and advertising service, provider of office goods, or any other supplier that has any financial or personal relationship with any aspect of the casino gambling industry, nor any permanent committee from directly or indirectly contributing anything of any value, including a gift, service, discount, credit, or complimentary service, to any statewide constitutional officer or candidate thereof or to any legislator or candidate thereof, or to their spouse, child, parent, sibling, grandparent, or in-law; to prohibit any of the listed candidates, elected officials, or their families from accepting anything of value, from any of the entities that supply goods or services, or are in any way connected to the casino gambling industry or from any permanent committee or any affiliate, or organization thereof; prohibit statewide constitutional officers and candidates thereof, members of the General Assembly and candidates thereof from accepting or undertaking employment or any kind of financial relationship, or business association with any entity related to the casino gambling industry for five years after they leave office or five years from the date that their candidacy concluded; require the General Assembly by general law to establish a strict code of ethics to ensure the measures established herein.
Index Headings Local Mandate - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Gambling - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
General Assembly - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Licensing - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Racing - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Secretary of State - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Tourism - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Amusements and Recreation - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Constitution, Ky. - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Elections and Voting - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 7
Sponsor D. Harper Angel
Summary Retain original provisions, except amend to provide that casino gambling in the Commonwealth of Kentucky is authorized at no more than seven locations.
Index Headings Local Mandate - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Gambling - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
General Assembly - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Licensing - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Racing - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Secretary of State - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Tourism - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Amusements and Recreation - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Constitution, Ky. - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Elections and Voting - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 8
Sponsor D. Harper Angel
Summary Retain original provisions, except delete language relating to a 60-mile location restriction on casino gambling not located at a horse racing track licensed by the Commonwealth.
Index Headings Local Mandate - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Gambling - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
General Assembly - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Licensing - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Racing - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Secretary of State - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Tourism - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Amusements and Recreation - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Constitution, Ky. - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Elections and Voting - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 9
Sponsor D. Harper Angel
Summary Retain original provisions, except amend language relating to a 60-mile location restriction on casino gambling not located at a horse racing track licensed by the Commonwealth to provide exception if owned by that horse racing track.
Index Headings Local Mandate - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Gambling - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
General Assembly - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Licensing - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Racing - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Secretary of State - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Tourism - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Amusements and Recreation - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Constitution, Ky. - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Elections and Voting - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 10
Sponsor D. Harper Angel
Summary Retain original provisions, except amend to provide that casino gambling in the Commonwealth of Kentucky is authorized at no more than seven locations; delete language relating to a 60-mile location restriction on casino gambling not located at a horse racing track licensed by the Commonwealth.
Index Headings Local Mandate - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Gambling - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
General Assembly - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Licensing - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Racing - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Secretary of State - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Tourism - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Amusements and Recreation - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Constitution, Ky. - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment
Elections and Voting - Casino gaming at horse racing tracks, two other locations, constitutional amendment

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