Makes technical amendments to commercial gaming.
TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the tax law, in relation to making certain technical amendments
PURPOSE: To make a technical correction to legislative bill numbers S.5883 and A.8101.
SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: This bill makes a technical correction to S.5883 and A.8101 to effectuate the intentions of the Legislature and Executive.
EXISTING LAW: On June 18, 2013, Governor's Program Bill No 33 was delivered to both houses of the Legislature and subsequently introduced that day as bill numbers S.5883 and A.8101. This bill is a minor amendment needed to correct unintended errors in the bill copy that must be made, without which the intentions of the Legislature and Executive might not be properly effectuated.
JUSTIFICATION: The comprehensive legislation contained in bill numbers S.5883 and A.8101 is necessary to provide a statutory framework for gaming in New York, should the concurrent resolution amending the State Constitution obtain second passage and be approved by the State electorate This chapter amendment would correct a technical error contained in the bill copy of that legislation.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: This is a new bill.
BUDGET IMPLICATIONS: There are none.
EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect on the same date and in the same manner as a chapter of the laws of 2013 amending the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law and other laws relating to commercial gaming, as proposed in legislative bills number S.5883 and A.8101, takes effect.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ S. 5886 A. 8102 2013-2014 Regular Sessions S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y June 18, 2013 ___________IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. BONACIC -- read twice and ordered print- ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. PRETLOW -- read once and referred to the Committee on Racing and Wagering AN ACT to amend the tax law, in relation to making certain technical amendments THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph 3 of subdivision a of section 1617-a of the tax law, as added by a chapter of the laws of 2013 amending the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law law and other laws relating to commercial gaming, as proposed in a legislative bills numbers S.5883 and A.8101, is amended to read as follows: (3) at
[facilities]ONE FACILITY PER REGION established, pursuant to a competitive process to be determined by the state gaming commission within regions one, two, and five of zone two as established by section one thousand three hundred ten of the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law following local governmental consultation and consideration of market factors including potential revenue impact, anticipated job development and capital investment to be made. The facilities authorized pursuant to this paragraph shall be deemed vendors for all purposes under this article, and need not be operated by licensed thoroughbred or harness racing associations or corporations. S 2. This act shall take effect on the same date and in the same manner as a chapter of the laws of 2013 amending the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law law and other laws relating to commercial gaming, as proposed in a legislative bills numbers S.5883 and A.8101, takes effect.EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD12065-01-3