senate Bill S5326

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Authorizes the conducting of event games by organizations authorized to conduct games of chance

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A7851 - Signed by Governor


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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 23, 2011 signed chap.531
Sep 12, 2011 delivered to governor
Jun 21, 2011 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1197
substituted for s5326
Jun 21, 2011 substituted by a7851
Jun 13, 2011 ordered to third reading cal.1197
reported and committed to rules
May 24, 2011 reported and committed to finance
May 05, 2011 referred to racing, gaming and wagering

Votes

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Jun 14, 2011 - Finance committee Vote

S5326
31
1
committee
31
Aye
1
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
1
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 14, 2011 - Rules committee Vote

S5326
21
1
committee
21
Aye
1
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 24, 2011 - Racing, Gaming and Wagering committee Vote

S5326
8
0
committee
8
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Racing, Gaming and Wagering Committee Vote: May 24, 2011

aye wr (2)

S5326 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7851
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง186, Gen Muni L

S5326 - Summary

Authorizes the conducting of event games by organizations authorized to conduct games of chance.

S5326 - Sponsor Memo

S5326 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5326

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LARKIN -- 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 general municipal law, in relation to authorizing
  the conducting of event games by organizations authorized  to  conduct
  games of chance

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions  3, 3-a, 3-d, 9 and 14 of section 186  of  the
general  municipal  law, subdivision 3 as amended by section 5 of part B
of chapter 383 of the laws of 2001, subdivisions 3-a and  9  as  amended
and  subdivision  3-d  as  added by chapter 337 of the laws of 1998, and
subdivision 14 as amended by chapter  637  of  the  laws  of  1999,  are
amended and a new subdivision 3-e is added to read as follows:
  3.  "Games  of  chance" shall mean and include only the games known as
"merchandise wheels", "coin boards", "merchandise boards", "seal cards",
"EVENT GAMES", "raffles", and "bell jars" and such other specific  games
as  may  be  authorized by the board, in which prizes are awarded on the
basis of a designated winning number or numbers, color or colors, symbol
or symbols determined by chance, but not including games commonly  known
as  "bingo  or  lotto"  which are controlled under article fourteen-H of
this chapter and also not including  "bookmaking",  "policy  or  numbers
games"  and  "lottery" as defined in section 225.00 of the penal law. No
game of chance shall involve wagering of money  by  one  player  against
another player.
  3-a. "Bell jars" shall mean and include those games in which a partic-
ipant  shall  draw a card from a jar, vending machine, or other suitable
device or container which contains numbers, colors or symbols  that  are
covered  and  which,  when  uncovered,  may reveal that a prize shall be
awarded on the basis of a designated winning number, color or symbol  or

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11246-01-1

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