senate Bill S6961

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to electronic bell jar games

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 08, 2012 reported and committed to finance
Apr 17, 2012 referred to racing, gaming and wagering

Votes

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May 8, 2012 - Racing, Gaming and Wagering committee Vote

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Racing, Gaming and Wagering Committee Vote: May 8, 2012

S6961 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10199
Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง186, 195-n & 195-q, Gen Muni L

S6961 - Summary

Relates to electronic bell jar games.

S6961 - Sponsor Memo

S6961 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6961

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 17, 2012
                               ___________

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 general municipal law, in relation to electronic
  bell jar games

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

  Section  1.  Section  186  of  the general municipal law is amended by
adding two new subdivisions 22 and 23 to read as follows:
  22. "ELECTRONIC BELL JAR DEVICE" SHALL MEAN A DEVICE  OR  SYSTEM  THAT
MAY  BE  ACTIVATED BY THE INSERTION OF CASH OR A SWIPE CARD THAT PERMITS
SUCCESSIVE BELL JAR GAMES TO BE DISPLAYED ON AN  ELECTRONIC  SCREEN  AND
PRESERVE  SUCH  DATA  THAT  ENABLES THE BOARD TO DETERMINE THAT REVENUES
DERIVED FROM THE GAMES ARE PROPERLY ACCOUNTED FOR AND THAT THE INTEGRITY
OF THE GAMES IS MAINTAINED. PRIZES MAY BE AWARDED THROUGH A VOUCHER THAT
MAY BE ISSUED BY AN ELECTRONIC BELL JAR DEVICE OR THROUGH  CREDITS  THAT
MAY  BE RECORDED ON A SWIPE CARD, BOTH OF WHICH MAY BE REDEEMED FOR CASH
THROUGH A CASHIER OR OTHER REDEMPTION SYSTEM AUTHORIZED BY THE BOARD.
  23. "SWIPE CARD" MEANS A CARD THAT MAY BE PURCHASED FROM AN AUTHORIZED
ORGANIZATION AND INSERTED IN AN ELECTRONIC BELL JAR DEVICE,  WHICH  WILL
THEN RECORD WINS AND LOSSES DURING THE COURSE OF PLAYING SUCH ELECTRONIC
BELL JAR DEVICE.
  S 2. Section 195-n of the general municipal law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 1-a to read as follows:
  1-A.  NO MANUFACTURER OF ELECTRONIC BELL JAR DEVICES SHALL SELL, LEASE
OR OTHERWISE DISTRIBUTE SUCH DEVICES TO AN  AUTHORIZED  ORGANIZATION  OR
PERMIT  ITS  ELECTRONIC BELL JAR DEVICES TO BE SOLD, LEASED OR OTHERWISE
DISTRIBUTED TO AN AUTHORIZED  ORGANIZATION UNTIL SUCH  MANUFACTURER  HAS
BEEN  ISSUED  A  LICENSE  BY  THE  BOARD  AND  UNTIL AN IDENTICAL DEVICE
CONTAINING IDENTICAL PROPRIETARY  SOFTWARE  HAS  BEEN  APPROVED  BY  THE
BOARD, PURSUANT TO REGULATIONS ADOPTED BY THE BOARD.  AN APPLICATION FOR
A  LICENSE OR A RENEWAL OF SUCH LICENSE SHALL BE ACCOMPANIED BY A FEE OF
ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS AND SHALL BE MADE ON FORMS PRESCRIBED BY THE BOARD.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15309-02-2

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