senate Bill S3821

Permits racing or licensing race meetings on Palm Sunday

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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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actions

  • 21 / Feb / 2013
    • REFERRED TO RACING, GAMING AND WAGERING
  • 23 / Apr / 2013
    • REPORTED AND COMMITTED TO FINANCE

Summary

Permits racing or licensing race meetings on Palm Sunday.

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Bill Details

Versions:
S3821
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง109, RWB L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Cycles:
2011-2012: S3698
2009-2010: S2718, S2719

Votes

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Aye
2
Nay
4
aye with reservations
0
absent
0
excused
0
abstained
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BILL NUMBER:S3821

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and
breeding law, in relation to allotting dates for racing or licensing
race meetings at which pari-mutuel betting is permitted on Palm Sunday

PURPOSE: To authorize the Racing and Wagering Board to permit race
meetings at which pari-mutuel betting is permitted on Palm Sunday,

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1:Subdivision 1 Amends section 109 of the racing, pari-mutuel
wagering and breeding law is amended to read as follows: Insert A, as
added by section 1 of part A of chapter 60 of the laws of 2012

Section 2: Effective date.

EXISTING LAW: Under current law, the Board is authorized to license
horse race meets every day of the year except for Palm Sunday, Easter
and Christmas.

JUSTIFICATION: The inclusion of Palm Sunday as a date that the Board
is authorized to allow horse racing or licensing race meetings at
which pari-mutuel betting is permitted affords the public more
recreational opportunities to enjoy the excitement and relaxation of
horse racing.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: S.3698 of 2012 Racing Gaming and Wagering S.2718
of 2010 Held in Rules S.1199 of 2006 S.2128 of 2004 S.7071 of 2002

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: This bill should increase pari-mutuel revenue
receipts which benefit local governments, race tracks and horse
owners.

LOCAL FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.

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
________________________________________________________________________

                                  3821

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 21, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ADAMS  -- 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 racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, in
  relation to allotting dates for racing or licensing race  meetings  at
  which pari-mutuel betting is permitted on Palm Sunday

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 109  of  the  racing,  pari-mutuel
wagering and breeding law, as added by section 1 of part A of chapter 60
of the laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows:
  1.  permit  racing at which pari-mutuel betting is conducted on any or
all dates from the first day of January through the thirty-first day  of
December,  inclusive of Sundays but exclusive of December twenty-fifth[,
Palm Sunday] and Easter Sunday; and
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09121-01-3

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