S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
January 9, 2013
Introduced by Sen. FLANAGAN -- 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 games of
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Subdivision 13 of section 189 of the general municipal law,
as amended by chapter 252 of the laws of 1998, is amended to read as
13. No game of chance shall be conducted on other than the premises of
an authorized organization or an authorized games of chance lessor.
Nothing herein shall prohibit the sale of raffle tickets to the public
outside the premises of an authorized organization or an authorized
games of chance lessor; or in municipalities which have passed a local
law, ordinance or resolution in accordance with sections one hundred
eighty-seven and one hundred eighty-eight of this article approving the
conduct of games of chance that are located in the county in which the
municipality issuing the license is located and in the counties which
are contiguous to the county in which the municipality issuing the
raffle license is located, provided those municipalities have authorized
the licensee, in writing, to sell such raffle tickets therein and
provided, however, that no sale of raffle tickets shall be made more
than one hundred eighty days prior to the date scheduled for the occa-
sion at which the raffle will be conducted. The winner of any single
prize in a raffle shall not be required to be present at the time such
raffle is conducted. PREMISES MAY INCLUDE ANY VENUE USED TO CONDUCT THE
CUSTOMARY AND LAWFUL ACTIVITIES OF THE AUTHORIZED ORGANIZATION.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.