S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2011-2012 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
January 5, 2011
Introduced by Sen. ROBACH -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Racing, Gaming and Wager-
AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to increasing the
maximum prize awards allowed in bingo games
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Subdivisions 5 and 6 of section 479 of the general munici-
pal law, as amended by chapter 328 of the laws of 1994, are amended to
read as follows:
5. No prize shall exceed the sum or value of [one] THREE thousand
dollars in any single game of bingo.
6. No series of prizes on any one bingo occasion shall aggregate more
than [three] SIX thousand dollars.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.