senate Bill S3949B

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to extending certain provisions of law relating to the New York state thoroughbred breeding and development fund

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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 20, 2011 signed chap.175
Jul 08, 2011 delivered to governor
Jun 21, 2011 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.326
substituted for s3949b
Jun 21, 2011 substituted by a7852a
Jun 16, 2011 amended on third reading (t) 3949b
Jun 07, 2011 amended on third reading (t) 3949a
Apr 12, 2011 advanced to third reading
Apr 11, 2011 2nd report cal.
Apr 06, 2011 1st report cal.326
Mar 10, 2011 referred to racing, gaming and wagering

S3949 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7852A
Law Section:
Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §228, RWB L; amd §2, Chap 473 of 2010
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A6384A
2009-2010: S6781A

S3949 - Summary

Relates to extending the provisions of chapter 473 of 2010 relating to the New York state thoroughbred breeding and development fund until one year after the operation of a video lottery terminal facility at Aqueduct racetrack.

S3949 - Sponsor Memo

S3949 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3949

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 10, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. BONACIC -- 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 certain payments to the horsemen's organization

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

  Section  1.  The  opening paragraph of subdivision 2 of section 228 of
the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, as amended by chapter
259 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
  The state racing and wagering board shall, as a condition  of  racing,
require  any  franchised corporation and every other corporation subject
to its jurisdiction to withhold one percent of all purses,  except  that
for  the  franchised corporation, starting on September first, two thou-
sand seven and continuing  through  August  thirty-first,  two  thousand
[eleven]  TWELVE,  two  percent of all purses shall be withheld, and, in
the case  of  the  franchised  corporation,  to  pay  such  sum  to  the
horsemen's  organization  or  its  successor  that was first entitled to
receive payments pursuant to this section in accordance  with  rules  of
the  board  adopted  effective  November third, nineteen hundred eighty-
three representing at least fifty-one percent of the owners and trainers
utilizing the facilities of such franchised corporation, on  the  condi-
tion that such horsemen's organization shall expend as much as is neces-
sary,  but  not  to exceed one-half of one percent of such total sum, to
acquire and maintain the equipment required to establish a program at  a
state  college within this state with an approved equine science program
to test for the presence of steroids in horses,  provided  further  that
the  qualified organization shall also, in an amount to be determined by
its board of directors, annually include in its expenditures for benevo-
lence programs, funds to  support  an  organization  providing  services
necessary  to  backstretch  employees,  and,  in the case of every other

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10013-01-1

S3949A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7852A
Law Section:
Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §228, RWB L; amd §2, Chap 473 of 2010
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A6384A
2009-2010: S6781A

S3949A - Summary

Relates to extending the provisions of chapter 473 of 2010 relating to the New York state thoroughbred breeding and development fund until one year after the operation of a video lottery terminal facility at Aqueduct racetrack.

S3949A - Sponsor Memo

S3949A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3949--A
    Cal. No. 326

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 10, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. BONACIC -- 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, ordered to first and
  second report,  ordered  to  a  third  reading,  amended  and  ordered
  reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN  ACT  to  amend the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, in
  relation to certain payments to the horsemen's organization; to  amend
  chapter  473  of  the  laws  of  2010 amending the racing, pari-mutuel
  wagering and breeding law relating to the New York state  thoroughbred
  breeding and development fund, in relation to the effectiveness there-
  of; and to amend the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law and
  the  economic  development  law,  in relation to creating a racing fan
  advisory board and establishing an I Love NY Racing promotion

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

  Section  1.  The  opening paragraph of subdivision 2 of section 228 of
the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, as amended by chapter
259 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
  The state racing and wagering board shall, as a condition  of  racing,
require  any  franchised corporation and every other corporation subject
to its jurisdiction to withhold one percent of all purses,  except  that
for  the  franchised corporation, starting on September first, two thou-
sand seven and continuing  through  August  thirty-first,  two  thousand
[eleven]  TWELVE,  two  percent of all purses shall be withheld, and, in
the case  of  the  franchised  corporation,  to  pay  such  sum  to  the
horsemen's  organization  or  its  successor  that was first entitled to
receive payments pursuant to this section in accordance  with  rules  of
the  board  adopted  effective  November third, nineteen hundred eighty-
three representing at least fifty-one percent of the owners and trainers
utilizing the facilities of such franchised corporation, on  the  condi-
tion that such horsemen's organization shall expend as much as is neces-

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

S3949B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7852A
Law Section:
Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §228, RWB L; amd §2, Chap 473 of 2010
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A6384A
2009-2010: S6781A

S3949B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to extending the provisions of chapter 473 of 2010 relating to the New York state thoroughbred breeding and development fund until one year after the operation of a video lottery terminal facility at Aqueduct racetrack.

S3949B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3949B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3949--B
    Cal. No. 326

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 10, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. BONACIC -- 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, ordered to first and
  second report,  ordered  to  a  third  reading,  amended  and  ordered
  reprinted,  retaining its place in the order of third reading -- again
  amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place  in  the  order  of
  third reading

AN  ACT  to  amend the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, in
  relation to certain payments to the horsemen's  organization;  and  to
  amend chapter 473 of the laws of 2010 amending the racing, pari-mutuel
  wagering  and breeding law relating to the New York state thoroughbred
  breeding and development fund, in relation to the effectiveness there-
  of

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

  Section  1.  Section 2 of chapter 473 of the laws of 2010 amending the
racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law relating to the  New  York
state  thoroughbred breeding and development fund, is amended to read as
follows:
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately,  provided,  however  that
this  act  shall expire and be deemed repealed [upon] ONE YEAR AFTER the
commencement of the operation of a video lottery  facility  at  Aqueduct
racetrack;  provided  that  the chair of the New York state thoroughbred
breeding and development fund shall notify the legislative bill drafting
commission upon the occurrence of the commencement of the operation of a
video lottery facility at Aqueduct racetrack in order that  the  commis-
sion  may  maintain  an  accurate  and timely effective data base of the
official text of the laws of the state of New  York  in  furtherance  of
effectuating  the  provisions  of  section 44 of the legislative law and
section 70-b of the public officers law; provided further,  that  effec-
tive  immediately  the addition, amendment and/or repeal of any rules or

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

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