senate Bill S5054A

Vetoed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Extends the Catskill region to include the five counties comprising the city of New York; repealer

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A7301 - Vetoed by Governor


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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 17, 2012 tabled
vetoed memo.172
Dec 05, 2012 delivered to governor
Jun 21, 2012 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1527
substituted for s5054a
Jun 21, 2012 substituted by a7301b
ordered to third reading cal.1527
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 18, 2012 print number 5054a
amend (t) and recommit to racing, gaming and wagering
Jan 04, 2012 referred to racing, gaming and wagering
May 03, 2011 referred to racing, gaming and wagering

Co-Sponsors

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S5054 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7301B
Law Section:
Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §519, add §§517-a, 517-b & 517-c, rpld §532 sub 7, RWB L

S5054 - Summary

Extends the Catskill region off-track betting corporation to include the five counties comprising the city of New York.

S5054 - Sponsor Memo

S5054 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5054

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 3, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- 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 extending the Catskill region to include the five counties
  comprising the city of New York

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

  Section  1.  Legislative  findings  and intent. The legislature hereby
finds the following:
  a. That the state of New York has an interest in the  welfare  of  its
citizens, and a particular interest in the preservation and expansion of
the  racing industry which provides employment to thousands of employees
across the state.
  b. That on December 7, 2010,  the  New  York  city  off-track  betting
corporation  (NYCOTB),  a  public  benefit  corporation  created in 1973
pursuant to article VI of the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and  breeding
law, ceased operations.
  c. That the closure of the New York city off-track betting corporation
has created a considerable hardship to the employees who have lost their
jobs as a result.
  d. That the closure of the New York city off-track betting corporation
has resulted in a significant loss of revenue to the state of New York.
  The legislature hereby declares that residents of the five counties of
the  city  of New York should be afforded an opportunity to place wagers
at off-track betting facilities. The legislature further  declares  that
employees who lost their jobs as a result of the closure of the New York
city  off-track betting corporation should be afforded an opportunity to
return to employment.
  S 2. Subdivision 1 of section 519 of the racing, pari-mutuel  wagering
and breeding law, paragraph (e) as amended by chapter 260 of the laws of

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11149-01-1

Co-Sponsors

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S5054A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7301B
Law Section:
Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §519, add §§517-a, 517-b & 517-c, rpld §532 sub 7, RWB L

S5054A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Extends the Catskill region off-track betting corporation to include the five counties comprising the city of New York.

S5054A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5054--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 3, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. LANZA, ADDABBO, HASSELL-THOMPSON, HUNTLEY, PARKER,
  SAVINO, STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and  when  printed
  to  be  committed  to  the Committee on Racing, Gaming and Wagering --
  recommitted to the Committee on Racing, Gaming and Wagering in accord-
  ance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- 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 extending the Catskill region to include the five counties
  comprising  the  city  of  New  York;  and  to repeal subdivision 7 of
  section 532 of the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding  law,  in
  relation to disposition of revenues

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

  Section 1.  Subdivision 1 of section 519 of  the  racing,  pari-mutuel
wagering  and breeding law, paragraph e as amended by chapter 260 of the
laws of 1987 and paragraphs f, g and h as amended by chapter 125 of  the
laws of 1997, is amended to read as follows:
  1.  "Region."  One or more of the following named regions comprised of
the counties indicated:
  a. Suffolk: Suffolk county;
  b. Nassau: Nassau county;
  c. [New York city: the five counties comprising the city of New York;
  d.] Catskill: Broome, Chemung, Chenango, Delaware,  Orange,  Rockland,
Sullivan,  Tioga,  Dutchess,  Tompkins,  Westchester, Putnam and Ulster,
RICHMOND, QUEENS, KINGS, BRONX AND NEW YORK counties;
  [e.] D. Capital District: Albany, Clinton, Columbia, Cortland,  Essex,
Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Hamilton, Herkimer, Madison, Montgomery, Onei-
da,  Otsego, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, St. Lawrence,
Warren and Washington counties;
  [f.] E. Central: Lewis and Onondaga counties;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11149-05-2

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