senate Bill S257

Regulates the proportional distribution of revenues from the sale of lottery tickets between expenses of the lottery and state education

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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  • 09 / Jan / 2013
    • REFERRED TO RULES
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • REFERRED TO RULES

Summary

Regulates the proportional distribution of revenues from the sale of lottery tickets between expenses of the lottery and state education.

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5228
Versions:
S257
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง92-c, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Cycles:
2011-2012: S307, A5593
2009-2010: S2215, A10727, A311
2007-2008: A1840

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BILL NUMBER:S257

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the state finance law, in relation to the proportional
distribution of moneys realized from the state lottery

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL:
This bill would provide funds for elementary or secondary education,
from the fund collected by the state lottery.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:
Section 1. Amends subdivision 4 of section 92-C of the State Finance
Law. Adds a new paragraph e. Provides that any funds paid to
elementary or secondary education from the funds established in this
section shall be in addition to any other state funds appropriated
for such purpose.

Section 2. Amends subdivision 7 of section 92-c of the state Finance
Law. Reduces from 15% to 10% the amount retained by lottery sales
agents as compensation.

Section 3. Amends section 92-C of the state Finance Law. Adds a new
subdivision 7-a. Requires that that total amount paid from the fund
in support of elementary or secondary education shall not be less
that 50% of the total amount for which lottery tickets are sold
during the fiscal year.

Section 4. Effective Date

EXISTING LAW:
Article 6, section 92-C, establishes the State Lottery Fund.

JUSTIFICATION:
This will increase the amount of revenue our education system has in
New York State.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
2012: S.307 Referred to Racing, Gaming and Wagering/A.5593
- Referred to Ways and Means
2011: S.307 Notice of Committee Consideration
Requested/A.5593 - Referred to Ways and Means
2009-10: S.2215 - Referred to Rules/A.331 - Enacting Clause
Stricken/A.10727 - Referred to Ways and Means
2007-08: A.1840 Referred to Ways and Means

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
None.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
This act shall take effect on the first of April next succeeding the
date on which it shall have become a law.

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

                                   257

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DIAZ  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the state finance law, in relation to  the  proportional
  distribution of moneys realized from the state lottery

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 92-c of the state finance  law  is
amended by adding a new paragraph e to read as follows:
  E.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  INCONSISTENT  PROVISION OF THIS SECTION, ANY
MONEYS PAID IN SUPPORT OF ELEMENTARY OR SECONDARY EDUCATION PURSUANT  TO
THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE IN ADDITION TO ANY MONEYS OTHER-
WISE  APPROPRIATED  BY THE STATE FOR SUCH PURPOSES. ANY STATE AID OTHER-
WISE REQUIRED OR MADE AVAILABLE TO THE SCHOOL  DISTRICTS  OF  THE  STATE
SHALL  BE CALCULATED AS IF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION AND THE REVEN-
UES MADE AVAILABLE BY THIS SECTION ARE NOT IN FORCE AND EFFECT.
  S 2. Subdivision 7 of section  92-c  of  the  state  finance  law,  as
amended  by  chapter 92 of the laws of 1976 and as renumbered by chapter
913 of the laws of 1977, is amended to read as follows:
  7. In no fiscal year shall the total amount paid  from  the  fund  for
expenses of the lottery, exclusive of expenditures for machines or other
capital  equipment  which  the  division of the lottery is authorized to
purchase for the operation of the lottery, exceed an amount which,  when
added to any amount retained by lottery sales agents as compensation for
their  services,  equals  [fifteen]  TEN percent of the total amount for
which lottery tickets are sold during such fiscal year.
  S 3. Section 92-c of the state finance law is amended by adding a  new
subdivision 7-a to read as follows:
  7-A. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY INCONSISTENT PROVISION OF THIS SECTION, IN NO
FISCAL  YEAR  SHALL  THE  TOTAL  AMOUNT PAID FROM THE FUND IN SUPPORT OF
ELEMENTARY OR SECONDARY EDUCATION PURSUANT TO  THE  PROVISIONS  OF  THIS

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00507-01-3

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SECTION  BE  LESS  THAN  FIFTY  PER CENTUM OF THE TOTAL AMOUNT FOR WHICH
LOTTERY TICKETS ARE SOLD DURING SUCH FISCAL YEAR.
  S  4. This act shall take effect on the first of April next succeeding
the date on which it shall have become a law.

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