Bill S3821-2013

Permits racing or licensing race meetings on Palm Sunday

Permits racing or licensing race meetings on Palm Sunday.

Details

Actions

  • May 7, 2014: DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • May 7, 2014: PASSED SENATE
  • Apr 23, 2013: REPORTED AND COMMITTED TO FINANCE
  • Feb 21, 2013: REFERRED TO RACING, GAMING AND WAGERING

Meetings

Votes

VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Racing, Gaming and Wagering - Apr 23, 2013
Ayes (5): Bonacic, Boyle, Carlucci, Nozzolio, Adams
Ayes W/R (4): Griffo, Marchione, Addabbo, Latimer
Nays (2): Ranzenhofer, Sanders

Memo

BILL NUMBER:S3821

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, in relation to allotting dates for racing or licensing race meetings at which pari-mutuel betting is permitted on Palm Sunday

PURPOSE: To authorize the Racing and Wagering Board to permit race meetings at which pari-mutuel betting is permitted on Palm Sunday,

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1:Subdivision 1 Amends section 109 of the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law is amended to read as follows: Insert A, as added by section 1 of part A of chapter 60 of the laws of 2012

Section 2: Effective date.

EXISTING LAW: Under current law, the Board is authorized to license horse race meets every day of the year except for Palm Sunday, Easter and Christmas.

JUSTIFICATION: The inclusion of Palm Sunday as a date that the Board is authorized to allow horse racing or licensing race meetings at which pari-mutuel betting is permitted affords the public more recreational opportunities to enjoy the excitement and relaxation of horse racing.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: S.3698 of 2012 Racing Gaming and Wagering S.2718 of 2010 Held in Rules S.1199 of 2006 S.2128 of 2004 S.7071 of 2002

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: This bill should increase pari-mutuel revenue receipts which benefit local governments, race tracks and horse owners.

LOCAL FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.


Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 3821 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN SENATE February 21, 2013 ___________
Introduced by Sen. ADAMS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Racing, Gaming and Wager- ing AN ACT to amend the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, in relation to allotting dates for racing or licensing race meetings at which pari-mutuel betting is permitted on Palm Sunday THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 109 of the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, as added by section 1 of part A of chapter 60 of the laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows: 1. permit racing at which pari-mutuel betting is conducted on any or all dates from the first day of January through the thirty-first day of December, inclusive of Sundays but exclusive of December twenty-fifth[, Palm Sunday] and Easter Sunday; and S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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