senate Bill S6767

Authorizes the director of the division of the lottery to sell advertising space on lottery tickets

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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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  • 20 / Mar / 2012
    • REFERRED TO RACING, GAMING AND WAGERING
  • 18 / Apr / 2012
    • REPORTED AND COMMITTED TO FINANCE

Summary

Authorizes the director of the division of lottery to sell advertising space on lottery tickets.

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9841
Versions:
S6767
Legislative Cycle:
2011-2012
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง1603, Tax L

Votes

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8
Aye
0
Nay
0
aye with reservations
0
absent
2
excused
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abstained
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BILL NUMBER:S6767

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the tax law, in relation to authorizing the director of the
division of the
lottery to sell advertising space on lottery tickets

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL:
This bill would allow the Director of the Division of Lottery -
subject to applicable laws regarding public contracts to contract
for the placement of advertising on lottery tickets, shares and other
available media under the Division of Lottery's control.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:
Section 1 of the bill would allow the Director of the Division of
Lottery subject to applicable laws regarding public contracts --
to contract for the placement of advertising or other promotional
material on lottery tickets, shares and other available media under
the Division of Lottery's control. It may include advertising for
alcoholic beverages if such advertising promotes responsible
consumption; but advertising for the use of tobacco products will not
be allowed.

JUSTIFICATION:
Advertising space is available on lottery tickets; there is the
potential to generate considerable revenue for New York State by
contracting out for this advertising space.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
New bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
There would be no cost to New York state and there could potentially
be large amounts of revenue generated.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
This act shall take effect immediately.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  6767

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 20, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- 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 tax law, in relation to authorizing the director of
  the division of the lottery to sell advertising space on lottery tick-
  ets

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Section  1603  of  the tax law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 6 to read as follows:
  6. THE  DIRECTOR,  SUBJECT  TO  APPLICABLE  LAWS  RELATING  TO  PUBLIC
CONTRACTS,  MAY  ENTER  INTO CONTRACTS WITH ONE OR MORE PERSONS TO ALLOW
THE PLACEMENT OF ADVERTISING OR PROMOTIONAL MATERIAL, INCLUDING BUT  NOT
LIMITED  TO,  THE  PLACEMENT  OF  DISCOUNT  COUPONS FOR RETAIL GOODS, ON
LOTTERY TICKETS, SHARES, AND OTHER AVAILABLE MEDIA UNDER THE CONTROL  OF
THE  DIVISION. HOWEVER, EXCEPT FOR ADVERTISING THAT PROMOTES RESPONSIBLE
CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES, THE DIRECTOR  SHALL  NOT  ALLOW  THE
PLACEMENT  OF  ADVERTISING FOR THE PROMOTION OF THE CONSUMPTION OF ALCO-
HOLIC BEVERAGES OR TOBACCO PRODUCTS ON LOTTERY TICKETS UNDER THE CONTROL
OF THE DIVISION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14869-01-2

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