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AJR 7 - Allowing for State Lottery - Key Vote

Nevada Key Votes

Kelvin Atkinson voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation-Joint Resolution.

Read statements Kelvin Atkinson made in this general time period.

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NOTE: AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES MAJORITY APPROVAL IN EACH CHAMBER IN TWO SUCCESSIVE SESSIONS. IT MUST THEN BE APPROVED BY A MAJORITY OF CITIZENS VOTING IN THE NEXT ELECTION TO BECOME ENACTED.

Stage Details

Legislation-Joint Resolution - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation-Joint Resolution - Joint Resolution Passed (House) (31-11) - (Key vote)

Title: Allowing for State Lottery

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to amend the state constitution that repeals a ban on a state lottery, pending voter approval.

Highlights:
-Repeals Subsection 24 of Article 4 of the Nevada constitution, which prohibits the state or any subdivisions of the state from conducting a lottery, but provides an exception for charitable or nonprofit organizations raising money for charitable or nonprofit activities in Nevada.
Note:

No further action is allowed on this bill for the current session pursuant to Joint Standing Rule No. 14.3.3

Legislation-Joint Resolution - Introduced (House) -

Title: Allowing for State Lottery

Sponsors

  • Paul Aizley (NV - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Barbara E. Buckley (NV - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Ellen Marie Koivisto (NV - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Kathryn 'Kathy' McClain (NV - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Morse 'Moose' Arberry Jr. (NV - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Kelvin Atkinson (NV - D) (Out Of Office)
  • David P. Bobzien (NV - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jerry D. Claborn (NV - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Marcus L. Conklin (NV - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Marilyn Dondero Loop (NV - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Peter J. 'Pete' Goicoechea (NV - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas J. 'Tom' Grady (NV - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Joseph M. 'Joe' Hogan (NV - D) (Out Of Office)
  • William C. Horne (NV - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Ruben J. Kihuen (NV - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Harry J. Mortenson (NV - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Bonnie Parnell (NV - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Margaret Cornstock 'Peggy' Pierce (NV - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Richard 'Tick' Segerblom (NV - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Debbie Smith (NV - D) (Out Of Office)
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