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Article IV § 41


§ 41 Lotteries.

Sec. 41.

The legislature may authorize lotteries and permit the sale of lottery tickets in the manner provided by law. No law enacted after January 1, 2004, that authorizes any form of gambling shall be effective, nor after January 1, 2004, shall any new state lottery games utilizing table games or player operated mechanical or electronic devices be established, without the approval of a majority of electors voting in a statewide general election and a majority of electors voting in the township or city where gambling will take place. This section shall not apply to gambling in up to three casinos in the City of Detroit or to Indian tribal gaming.

History: Const. 1963, Art. IV, § 41, Eff. Jan. 1, 1964 ;-- Am. H.J.R. V, approved May 16, 1972, Eff. July 1, 1972 ;-- Am. Init., approved Nov. 2, 2004, Eff. Dec. 18, 2004
Former Constitution: See Const. 1908, Art. V, § 33.

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