senate Bill S766

Creates a local advisory board for the Belmont racetrack facility

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Bill Status


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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  • 15 / Jan / 2009
    • REFERRED TO RACING, GAMING AND WAGERING
  • 24 / Feb / 2009
    • REPORTED AND COMMITTED TO FINANCE
  • 03 / Mar / 2009
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.76
  • 04 / Mar / 2009
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 05 / Mar / 2009
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 16 / Jul / 2009
    • COMMITTED TO RULES
  • 06 / Jan / 2010
    • REFERRED TO RACING, GAMING AND WAGERING
  • 09 / Feb / 2010
    • REPORTED AND COMMITTED TO FINANCE
  • 15 / Jun / 2010
    • REPORTED AND COMMITTED TO RULES
  • 18 / Jun / 2010
    • ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.987

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Bill Details

Versions:
S766
Legislative Cycle:
2009-2010
Law Section:
Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law

Votes

9
0
9
Aye
0
Nay
0
aye with reservations
0
absent
0
excused
0
abstained
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Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER: S766

TITLE OF BILL :
An act to amend the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, in
relation to the creation of a local advisory board for the Belmont
racetrack facility


PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL :
This bill would create a new Local Advisory Board for the Belmont
Racetrack.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS :
Section 1 adds a new paragraph c to Sec. 212(6) of the Racing,
Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law. The new Belmont advisory board
would consist of 15 members including: four designees of the Town of
Hempstead three of whom shall reside within the hamlet of Elmont, all
of whom shall be subject to town board approval, four designees of the
Mayor of Floral Park subject to village board approval, four designees
of the Elmont Community Coalition of Civics, and three designees of
NYRA.

JUSTIFICATION :
A.9998 (signed by the Governor on 2/13/2008) requires the new NYRA
Oversight Board to establish two new local advisory boards: one for
Aqueduct and one for Saratoga. This legislation would provide equal
input for the communities surrounding the Belmont racing facility.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY :
New Bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS :
None to the state.

EFFECTIVE DATE :
Immediately.
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