Bill S7125-2011

Relates to the definition of "stallion" for the purposes of the NYS thoroughbred breeding and development fund

Relates to the definition of "stallion" for the purposes of the NYS thoroughbred breeding and development fund.

Details

Actions

  • Jun 21, 2012: SUBSTITUTED BY A9392
  • Jun 21, 2012: ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.1503
  • Jun 21, 2012: COMMITTEE DISCHARGED AND COMMITTED TO RULES
  • Apr 30, 2012: REFERRED TO RACING, GAMING AND WAGERING

Meetings

Votes

VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Rules - Jun 21, 2012
Ayes (22): Skelos, Alesi, Farley, Hannon, Johnson, Larkin, LaValle, Libous, Marcellino, Maziarz, Nozzolio, Saland, Seward, Sampson, Breslin, Dilan, Hassell-Thompson, Krueger, Parker, Perkins, Smith, Stewart-Cousins
Ayes W/R (2): Duane, Montgomery
Excused (1): Fuschillo

Memo

BILL NUMBER:S7125

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, in relation to the definition of stallion for purposes of the New York state thoroughbred breeding and development fund

PURPOSE: To amend §§251 and 254 of the Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law ("Racing Law") to amend the definition of "New York stallion" for purposes of the New York State Thoroughbred Breeding and Development Fund ("Fund").

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one amends the Racing Law definition of a "New York stallion" in relation to the minimum term of lease requirement for a leased stallion.

EXISTING LAW: The definition of "New York stallion" requires that a stallion be leased for at least two years.

JUSTIFICATION: The existing two year minimum lease requirement for a leased stallion presents a disincentive to breeding in New York State, Reduction of the minimum lease period to one year is expected to increase the number and quality of stallions standing in New York, which will inure to the benefit of New York agriculture, horse breeding, and horse racing.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New legislation.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None noted.

EFFECTIVE DATE: Immediately.


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STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 7125 IN SENATE April 30, 2012 ___________
Introduced by Sen. McDONALD -- 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 the definition of stallion for purposes of the New York state thoroughbred breeding and development fund THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 5 of section 251 of the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, as amended by chapter 18 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows: 5. "New York stallion." A stallion standing in New York at the time he was bred to the dam of a New York-bred; a stallion must be registered with the fund or its designated agent and must be (i) owned by a resi- dent of this state and standing the entire stud season in this state; or (ii) owned by a resident of another state but standing the entire stud season in this state and leased by a resident of this state for a term of not less than [two years] ONE YEAR; or (iii) owned jointly by a resi- dent of this state together with a resident of another state and stand- ing the entire stud season in this state and leased by a resident of this state for a term of not less than [two years] ONE YEAR. Leases shall be filed with the fund or its designated agent. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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