senate Bill S646A

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Increases the maximum fine from $5,000 to $20,000, that can be imposed by the racing and wagering board for violations relating to horse racing

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2010 referred to racing, gaming and wagering
Mar 17, 2009 print number 646a
amend (t) and recommit to finance
Mar 10, 2009 reported and committed to finance
Jan 12, 2009 referred to racing, gaming and wagering

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S646 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§250, 310, 410 & 1005, RWB L

S646 - Summary

Increases the maximum fine from $5,000 to $20,000, that can be imposed by the racing and wagering board upon licensees and franchisees for violations relating to thoroughbred and harness racing and quarter horse racing and breeding, and simulcast of horse racing.

S646 - Sponsor Memo

S646 - Bill Text download pdf

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S646A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§250, 310, 410 & 1005, RWB L

S646A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Increases the maximum fine from $5,000 to $20,000, that can be imposed by the racing and wagering board upon licensees and franchisees for violations relating to thoroughbred and harness racing and quarter horse racing and breeding, and simulcast of horse racing.

S646A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S646A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 646--A

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 12, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LARKIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Racing, Gaming and  Wager-
  ing  --  reported  favorably  from said committee and committed to the
  Committee on Finance -- committee discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, in
  relation to the imposition of fines related to thoroughbred,  harness,
  and quarter horse racing and breeding, and simulcast of horse racing

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

  Section 1. Section 250 of the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and  breed-
ing  law,  as  amended  by chapter 18 of the laws of 2008, is amended to
read as follows:
  S 250. Power of state racing and wagering board to  impose  penalties.
In  addition  to  its  power to suspend or revoke occupational licenses,
licenses to conduct running races and race meetings or steeplechases and
steeplechase meetings and licenses to conduct pari-mutuel betting  at  a
race course or race meeting for running races or steeplechases issued by
it,  the  state racing and wagering board is hereby authorized to impose
civil penalties upon any such licensee or franchisee for a violation  of
any  provision of [sections two hundred twenty-two through seven hundred
five of] this chapter or the rules and regulations promulgated  pursuant
thereto,   not   exceeding  [five]  TWENTY  thousand  dollars  for  each
violation, which penalties shall be paid into the state  treasury.  Each
day  upon  which such violation continues may be considered by the board
as a separate violation in assessing the amount of civil penalty  to  be
imposed. Any penalty so imposed shall be sued for by the attorney gener-
al in the name of the people of the state of New York, if so directed by
the board. The amount of the penalty collected by the board or recovered
in any such action, or paid to the board upon a compromise as hereinaft-
er  provided,  shall be paid by the [department of state] BOARD into the

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00887-03-9

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