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Charitable Gaming

Tennessee Ballot Measure - Constitutional Amendment No. 4

Election: Nov. 4, 2014 (General)
Outcome: Passed

Categories:
Gambling and Gaming
Constitution
Taxes

Yes
902,673
(69.6%)

No
394,317
(30.4%)

Measure Text

Shall Article XI, Section 5 of the Constitution of Tennessee be amended by deleting the following language:

All other forms of lottery not authorized herein are expressly prohibited unless authorized by a two-thirds vote of all members elected to each house of the general assembly for an annual event operated for the benefit of a 501(c)(3) organization located in this state, as defined by the 2000 United States Tax Code or as may be amended from time to time.

and by substituting instead the following language:

All other forms of lottery not authorized herein are expressly prohibited unless authorized by a two-thirds vote of all members elected to each house of the general assembly for an annual event operated for the benefit of a 501(c)(3) or a 501(c)(19) organization, as defined by the 2000 United States Tax Code, located in this state.

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